Vauxhall Vectra VXR

Vauxhall's VXR likes a drink, but it's not the only one...

Vauxhall Vectra VXR

Consequent to my BA Baracus attitude towards aeroplanes, I recently found myself piloting the longest long-termer to Frankfurt and back.

The hand-tamped, farmyard-grade concrete that is the Belgian motorway was faithfully described by the sizeable tyres, and I discovered that the VXR also likes a drink, much in the same way Keith Floyd does. Otherwise it’s a fine pan-continental machine: smooth and long-legged on the autoroute; on-off turbo and torque-steery giggles in something the size of your sitting room on the twisty bits. It can also swallow 96 cases of French lager…

Running Costs

Date acquiredJune 2007
Total mileage10,869
Costs this month£0
Mileage this month2430
MPG this month24.2

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