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Vauxhall VXR8 6.0 V8 4d (2008/08)

Vauxhall VXR8 6.0 V8 4d (2008/08) - Owner Review

Plenty of room. Good sized boot. Plenty of gadgets. Very practical car.
5

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Vauxhall VXR8 (07-09)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
No idea.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
No idea.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. Because there is nothing else like it on the UK market. The only downside is that a new one now costs £50k.

What are you likely to buy next?
Not sure at the moment.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£29,995

When did you buy the car?
March 2009

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes. The VXR8 was discounted, and I got a good trade in price for my old Vauxhall Astra as well.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Yes. I wanted a real V8 Super Saloon and this is it !

What was the dealer like?
Good. They could not have done any more to make things easy.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Awesome. With a 420 bhp V8 engine and manual gearbox what else would you expect !

What's it like to park?
No problem. Not a small car but has fine visibility and rear parking sensors are fitted as standard.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No. Not so far.

What's most practical about your car?
Plenty of room. Good sized boot. Plenty of gadgets. Very practical car.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
I am going to say my favourite gadget is the 420 bhp V8 engine coupled to the manual gearbox !

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