Base on the Hsv’s E3 GTs, Vauxhall car maker has unveiled new sport car it’s 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 on the Australia. At Uk Vauxhall VXR8 model will go on sale at dealers across UK starting from March. The 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 has features a race inspired chassis with MacPherson struts and progressive coil springs at the front and a multi link independent setup at the rear.
The 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 has also employed the Magnetic Ride Control (MRC) which adapts to road conditions 1000 times per second, together with the Launch Control feature which engages when the driver sets the Electronic Stability Control in Competition Mode.
The new are packing heavily revised front- and rear-end styling, a new cabin and a raft of new technology to enhance its appeal to drivers in search of one of the last, great rear-drive V8 super-saloons. The styling design get ‘Shockwave’ grille, LED daytime running lights and sleek new wing-vents mark the new car out from the front, while the rear features a new ‘Superflow’ rear spoiler, LED tail lamps and twin exhaust tips that mimic the shape of the front grille.
The 2011 Vauxhall VXR8 comes with a fresh new exterior and restyled cabin, and under its bonnet there is a 6.2-litre LS3 engine developing 431 PS and 550 NM of torque. Thanks to this engine which delivers its juice to the rear axle via a 6-speed manual (or automatic) transmission, the 2011 Vauxhall VXR8, which also features a limited slip differential can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds and reach a limited top speed of 155 mph (250 Km/h).
Based on technology used in GM’s current Corvette ZR1 supercar, MRC works by sending an electric current through damper units filled with ’soft’ magnetic particles. These particles harden as the input reaches its maximum value, providing drivers with exceptional levels of ride, handling and stopping power.
In interior there are tull leather trim is now standard, and front occupants are cocooned in special HSV Performance Seats with eight-way adjustability. A new instrument cluster and surround, centre stack and switchgear provide a cleaner and more integrated look, while standard equipment also includes Aux-in/USB inputs, iPod support and Bluetooth with phone book display and touch-screen dialling.