Facia, instruments and controls

  • Three-spoke leather-covered sports steering wheel with VXR logo
  • Unique VXR instrument panel with red-coloured speedometer and tachometer needles
  • VXR leather-covered gear knob
  • Electrically operated front windows with one-touch facility
  • Electronic odometer and trip odometer
  • Coolant temperature gauge
  • Driver's information display panel showing time, date, outside air temperature (with ice warning function) and audio display
  • Service interval monitor
  • Instrument panel light dimmer
  • Steering column adjustable for reach and rake
  • Seating and Upholstery
  • Recaro sports seats with leather-trimmed side bolsters and lumbar adjustment
  • VXR floor mats
  • VXR chrome-effect door sill covers
  • Adjustable front centre armrest with storage facility
  • Rear seat fold-down centre armrest and load facility
  • Driver's and passenger's seat with reach, rake, height, and tilt adjustment

Additional features

  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Hinged luggage compartment cover (hatchback models only)
  • Rear seat cup holders
  • Retractable luggage compartment cover (estate models only)
  • Load restraint lashing eyes
  • Boot/load area sill protection
  • Fully carpeted luggage area
  • Rear pockets on front seats
  • Cruise control
  • Interior pollen filter
  • Rear passenger compartment heating ducts


  • CD40 stereo radio with Digital Audio Broadcast(DAB) integral six-disc autochanger/graphic display (35 watts per channel)


  • VXR rear bumper with dual-branch chrome trapezoidal exhaust tailpipes
  • VXR honeycomb sports front grille and air dam/bumper
  • VXR side sills
  • VXR front fog lights
  • VXR rear lip spoiler (hatchback)
  • VXR rear roof spoiler (estate)
  • Xenon headlights with dynamic beam levelling, and high-pressure headlight washers
  • LED centre brake light


  • Lowered and uprated VXR sports suspension
  • Interactive Driving System Plus (IDS2 plus) with Continuous Damping Control
  • Sport Button: improves the responses of steering, suspension and throttle, giving the driver better initial acceleration and sharper, more direct turn-in when cornering
  • Front ventilated disc brakes - 345mm diameter
  • Rear ventilated disc brakes - 292mm diameter
  • Pagid brake pads
  • Front and rear brake callipers in blue
  • Electro-hydraulic power-assisted steering (EHPS)
  • Lightweight MacPherson strut front suspension and multi-link rear suspension with gas-pressure dampers


  • Remote control ultrasonic security alarm system
  • Remote control two-stage central deadlocking (doors, boot lid/tailgate and fuel flap)
  • Driver's internal central locking switch
  • Security code and remote display protection for audio equipment
  • Visible Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate
  • Electronic engine deadlock immobiliser
  • Locking wheel bolts