Vauxhall celebrates BTCC win with Corsa and Astra VX Racing Editions

Celebrating VX Racing”s success in the 2008 British Touring Car Championship, Vauxhall has unveiled two limited-edition models based on the Corsa and the Astra VXR. Both the Corsa and Astra VX Racing Editions will have a combined production run of 888 cars, a number that coincides with Vauxhall’s race experts, Triple Eight Engineering.

Triple Eight Engineering also added touches to the two VX Racing Editions models which will be available in red and black, the team colors. Both also feature Recaro leather seats, logos on the B-posts, tinted rear glass, a black rear diffuser and black side bump strips and gloss-black alloy wheels (18-in on the Corsa and 19-inch on the Astra). The Astra version will also get Piano Black interior decor strips.

Pricing for the Corsa and Astra VX Racing Editions start at £17,425 ($22,079 USD) and £21,445 ($27,173 USD) respectively. Buyers can also go for 20 extra horsepower and a Remus exhaust system for an extra £720 on the Astra and £410 on the Corsa.

Vauxhall Corsa and Astra VX Racing Editions: