New VXR8 GTS

PERFORMANCE

ENGINE & POWER

  • 6.2 LSA Supercharged V8 petrol (6162cc)
  • Maximum power: 585PS @ 6150rpm
  • Maximum torque: 740Nm @ 3850rpm
  • Bore/stroke: 103.9mm x 92.0mm

Engine features

  • Hi-flow exhaust system with x-pipe intermediate and bi-Modal mufflers
  • Limited Slip Differential with Specific Ratio & Electronic Torque Vectoring
  • Electronically-controlled bi-modal air intake
  • Aluminium alloy cylinder block and highflow cylinder heads
  • Cast steel roller rocker arms, roller cam followers
  • Cross-bolted five main bearings with six bolts per bearing cap

FUEL ECONOMY

mpg (litres/100km)

Manual

  • Urban driving: 21.9
  • Extra-urban driving: 11.4
  • Combined Figure: 15.3

Automatic

  • Urban driving: 22.1
  • Extra-urban driving: 12.1
  • Combined Figure: 15.8

ACCELERATION & TRANSMISSION

Performance (manufacturer's figures)

Manual

  • Maximum speed (mph): 155
  • Acceleration 0-60mph (secs): 4.2
  • Acceleration 50-70mph (secs) (3rd gear): 2.1

Automatic

  • Maximum speed (mph): 155
  • Acceleration 0-60mph (secs): 4.2

Transmission

  • Limited-slip differential

Six-speed manual gearbox

  • Gear ratios (manual):
  • 1st – 2.66:1, 2nd – 1.78:1, 3rd – 1.30:1,
  • 4th – 1.00:1, 5th – 0.80:1, 6th – 0.63:1,
  • Final drive – 3.73:1

Six-speed automatic transmission optional at extra cost

  • Gear ratios (auto):
  • 1st – 4.03:1, 2nd – 2.36:1, 3rd – 1.53:1,
  • 4th – 1.15:1, 5th – 0.85:1, 6th – 0.67:1,
  • Final drive – 3.23:1

CHASSIS, SUSPENSION & BRAKES

  • Variable-ratio power-assisted rack and pinion steering
  • Performance suspension with Generation 3 MRC
  • MacPherson strut direct acting stabiliser bar. Progressive-rate coils springs
  • Fully independent multi-link rear suspension with progressive-rate springs
  • Electronic Stability Programme incorporating, ABS, ESC, EBA, TCS and Torque Vectoring
  • Competition mode ESC
  • Launch control (manual models only)
  • Front ventilated disc brakes: 390mm diameter featuring forged 6-piston calipers with two-piece, cross-drilled front and rear rotors
  • Rear ventilated disc brakes: 372mm diameter, featuring forged 4-piston calipers with two-piece, cross-drilled front and rear rotors
  • Red front and rear aluminium brake calipers

WHEELS & TYRES

  • 20-inch forged wheels
  • ContiSportContact 5P tyres
  • 255/35 R 20 ultra-low profile front tyres
  • 275/35 R 20 ultra-low profile rear tyres
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Optional spare wheel
  • Tyre sealant & air compressor kit