May 2014

Vauxhall VXR8 GTS

The VXR8 is hard to miss and impossible to ignore

May 2014

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Overall rating

4.5 out of 5 stars


  • Terrific engine is flexible, powerful and yet benign
  • Highly impressive ride quality and seat comfort
  • Friendly yet entertaining handling
  • Superb value for money despite the price tag


  • Looks might put off some buyers
  • Fuel bills will be high
  • Badge snobs won't appreciate the Vauxhall griffin
  • Automatic option blunts performance and economy