Traditionally, racing cars have always been as a show of automobiles’ technologically advancements. Think Subaru WRX, Ford Focus and Mitsubishi Evolution series, and you know what we mean. As the world progresses into mainstream electric vehicle, the strategy remains the same.
It looks like Peugeot isn’t the only one looking into “normalizing” electric cars. Months ahead of the France automaker’s e-208, British automaker Vauxhall already did with an all-electric Corsa which, you guessed it, looks exactly like the all-new fossil fuel-powered Corsa.
we seriously think today’s ‘household’ name hot hatches lack the punch and the ‘punch’ we are talking is not 100 or 200 horses machines, we are talking about something with a lot more oomph. something like, say, over 300 PS? a dream you said? well, not exactly because that’s what the Vauxhall Astra VXR EXTREME…
you don’t need to be filthy rich to be inducted into the 500HP club. if you resides in the UK, you will be able to do so with the £54,999 Vauxhall Supercharged VXR8 GTS. best of all, it can still sit four comfortably and totally suited for daily run. based on Vauxhall’s sister company HSV GEN-F GTS, the VXR8 GTS is powered by