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    VXR Corsa Arctic Edition

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    • Glacier white exterior paint
    • 192PS 1.6-litre turbocharged engine 0-60 time of 6.8 seconds
    • Black 18-inch V-spoke alloy wheels
    • Black VXR door mirrors
    • Dark tinted rear glass
    • Electric glass sunroof
    • White air vent surrounds
    • Individually numbered facia-mounted identifier plaque
    • Remus stainless steel sports exhaust
    quite like them

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    Looks like its driven through a branch of Halfords! Vauxhall have got a weird view on things here, its aimed at youngsters who are the primarily the sort of people who'd liek & want to but this sort of kitted car, but then its a VXR model underneath it all so an 18yr old would get laughed at by most insurance companies! They'd sell more if it had their 1.0 or 1.2 engine under the hood in my opinion!
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    Don't like it at all. Looks wise it's acceptable but using the new Corsa at work the ride is unacceptably harsh with no benefits from it being so harsh and the C pillar is such an odd shape you can't actually see your blind spot.

    It's aimed at exactly the people who won't actually be able to afford to buy it or insure it. The people that can afford it wouldn't spend the hard earned on a Corsa in a dress

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    Looks alright for a Corsa, Much prefer the Astra VXR

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    as a former Nova Gsi owner i think it looks quite nice and probably handles quite well
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    The larger cars can just get away with it but the Corsa just looks modified...badly.

    Not that fast for the power either. Must be heavy.

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    slow when you compare an old civic vti that is 14-16 yr old has 160bhp from a 1.6 NA and 0-60 of 7.3. To think this is a new car and only a teenie bit quicker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MintyS3 View Post
    Must be heavy.
    Parkers reckon a normal Corsa VXR tips the scales at 1,223kg!! Thats only 200 or so kg lighter than a standard B6 A4 1.8T Sport!!! Fook me thats heavy, settles the arguement regarding handling, it'll be a dog basically!
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    i quite like it, white is making a comeback.
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    not bad for a opel



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    Defo worth the wait :)

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    Its ok'ish i s'pose....(great English Nilz)

    Only good thing about it is the colour really

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    liking and buying one is different though, lol






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    I like it, although I think the body additions on the Corsa VXR are a touch heavy-handed, like it's been overdesigned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benw123 View Post
    I like it, although I think the body additions on the Corsa VXR are a touch heavy-handed, like it's been overdesigned.
    Thats a contradiction right there then! You cant say you like it then say its been over-designed!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickynibbles View Post
    Thats a contradiction right there then! You cant say you like it then say its been over-designed!!
    Hardly - I'm saying the car as a package is very good; 192bhp turbocharged 1.6, usual hot-hatch suspension and steering. I just think the looks are a bit OTT with the bodykit, like the designers just kept adding more and more to their CAD drawings.
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    My old dear (52) has one, its quite a tidy little package with decent handling and its not slow either, comes with quite a bit of kit as standard. Hers is black and when its polished looks the business. With its price though I think its more aimed at young professionals/daft middle age folk rather than council estate chavvy types. Its better in the 'flesh' than in pictures...
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