New Corsa VXR

PERFORMANCE

ENGINE

  • 1.6i 16v ECOTEC-4 Turbo (1598cc)
  • Maximum power: 205PS (151kW) @ 5800rpm
  • Maximum torque: 280Nm* (181 lb.ft.) @ 1900-5800rpm
  • Compression ratio: 8.8:1
  • Bore/stroke: 79.0mm x 81.5mm
  • Turbocharger integrated into exhaust manifold
  • Intercooler
  • Sodium-filled exhaust valves

*245Nm increased to 280Nm for five seconds with turbo overboost function.

ACCELERATION AND TRANSMISSION

ACCELERATION

  • Maximum speed: 143mph
  • Acceleration: 0-60mph in 6.5 seconds
  • Acceleration 50-75mph in fifth gear, 6.4 seconds**
  • **With turbo overboost function.

TRANSMISSION

  • Six-speed short shift transmission
  • Gear ratios: 1st – 3.82:1; 2nd – 2.16:1; 3rd – 1.48:1; 4th – 1.07:1; 5th – 0.88:1; 6th – 0.74:1, Final drive – 4.18:1.

Fuel economy and emissions mpg (litres/100km)

  • Urban driving: 28.5 (9.9)
  • Extra-urban driving: 45.6 (6.2)
  • Combined figure: 37.7 (7.5)
  • CO2 emissions: 174g/km

CHASSIS, SUSPENSION AND BRAKES

  • Uprated VXR sports suspension, lowered by 10mm with Koni FSD
  • Two-stage switchable ESP including traction control
  • Front ventilated disc brakes: 308mm diameter
  • Rear disc brakes: 264mm diameter

WHEELS AND TYRES

  • 17-inch, 5-spoke alloy wheels with 215/45 R 17 ultra-low profile tyres
  • 18-inch, 5-Y-spoke bi-colour alloy wheels with 215/40 R 18 ultra-low profile tyres, optional at extra cost
  • Car comes with emergency tyre-inflation kit in place of spare wheel