2017 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R will be the car maker’s last V8-engined vehicle

The 2017 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R is going to become the last V8-engined Vauxhall. Yes, it will be the last accord to the Holden Commodore-based VXR8. By the way, its production will stop later this year.

The new car turns to be the car maker’s most powerful vehicle, mostly due to engine remapping as well as an updated filter. Other updates include model-exclusive 20in alloys and improved brakes.


The 2017 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS-R offers customers a splitter, carbonfibre vents, updated front-end styling, not to mention a new spoiler and diffuser. As for the car’s interior, it acquired Alcantara trim.

The final of the 15 GTS-Rs is going to be the last vehicle in the VXR8’s 10 year history, since 2007, it substituted the two-door Vauxhall Monaro. As mentioned above, it will probably become he car maker’s last V8 model because the small-car-friendly PSA Group takes over Opel and Vauxhall at the end of 2017.

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