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Vauxhall Astra long-term test review: the first service

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - With 17,500 miles the clock and the end of our 12-month stint with the Vauxhall Astra approaching, I’d been wondering whether the car would need a service before it had to go. The handbook says the initial dealer visit is due at 20,000 miles, so I was a little surprised to see a message on the instrument display demanding an oil change some 2500 miles early.

First Opel / Vauxhall Crossland X Review Drops Mixed Signals

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - If you're looking for a new 2017-built rival to the likes of the Renault Captur, Nissan Juke or the Peugeot 2008, Opel/Vauxhall's Crossland X will probably be on your shortlist.

2018 Volkswagen Up GTi officially revealed

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The fast and affordable junior Volkswagen hot hatch is back – and with 113bhp, the new Up GTi packs more power than the original Golf GTi. Set for UK sale in early 2018 at an expected starting price around £15,000 following a planned public premiere at next week's GTi fan meet at Lake Woerthersee in Austria, the latest member of what Volkswagen officials recently suggested to Autocar will become a larger and more prominent line-up of powered-up GTi models in future years arrives well into the latter half of the first-generation Up’s planned seven year life cycle, providing the German car mak

Vauxhall Crossland X 1.6T D 99 Ecotech Blueinjection Elite review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The entry-level diesel variant of the Crossland X crossover will be a hit with fleet buyers - but the car is lacking dynamically“It’s an opportunity, not a risk,” according to Vauxhall. Releasing a car that is marginally (by which we mean a whole 63mm) different in size to another car in its line-up may look like the result of a muddled thought process, but the Vauxhall Crossland X supposedly fulfils a different brief to the 'larger' Mokka X.

Opel Product Shuffle Begins Ahead of PSA Takeover

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The next-gen Corsa will share platforms, systems and technology with the Citroen C3 and Peugeot 208 models in one of the first synergies emerging from PSA’s pending acquisition of Opel and its Vauxhall twin brand from General Motors.

Vauxhall Crossland X 1.2T 110 Ecotech SE review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Crossland X is a new compact crossover that offers plenty of practicality and equipment, but rivals are better to driveSixty-three millimetres. That’s all there is between the lengths of the new Crossland X and the recently updated Mokka X.

BMW’s 100 British Touring Car Championship wins in full

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - A BMW 125i M Sport driven by Colin Turkington achieved a motorsport landmark at Thruxton on Sunday: the one hundredth British Touring Car Championship victory for BMW. Only Ford, Honda and Vauxhall have scored more, with the Blue Oval heading the way on 249 outright victories.