2013 Vauxhall VXR8 Tourer

British car maker Vauxhall has just unveiled their new 2013 VXR8 Tourer. The VXR8 is a full sized vehicle that gives drivers the ultimate in power and performance.

Although few modifications were done to the new Tourer, Vauxhall wanted to upgrade the look of the vehicle despite it being a tourer/wagon. The UK automaker worked really hard to provide power and compliment it with luxury to a class of vehicles often known to value one over the other.


General Info
Vehicle Type: Wagon Base Price: $74,250.00
Engine: LS3 V8 DOHC Displacement: 6162 cc
Horsepower: 427 HP Max RPM: 6000 RPM
Torque: 405 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
0-60 mph: 4.9 seconds Maximum Speed: 155 mph (249 km/h)

Engine & Performance

The new VXR8 is arguably one of the world's top performing wagons. With a 6.2 liter V-8 engine, the vehicle is able to push out almost 427 horsepower.

Available in manual transmission, the Tourer is capable of even more speed and power. Vauxhall has certainly made it one of the most powerful in their lineup.
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The exterior of the new VXR8 Tourer did not see many changes. The GTS inspired body gives the typically stiff look to the wagon, yet inspiring a more modern feel.

Its engineers designed aerodynamic details like LED lights and side vents. The shiny metallic paint job adds a sporty feel to match the 20 inch alloy wheels give the vehicle a sleek appearance.


The designers for the Tourer made it clear that they want it to stand out from other vehicles in its class. The huge cargo space gives ample room for all sorts of cargo. Rear seats can be folded down for more space if necessary.

In addition, the leather trim and high performance driver and passenger seats provide a plush feel. Adjustable seats add comfort, while the Enhanced Driver Interface provides drivers with real time road data.

The 2013 Vauxhall VXR8 is a supercharged wagon based on the VXR8 GTS, it is capable of delivering tons of power and performance. Although Vauxhall is not as popular as other automakers, they expect the VXR8 Tourer to help boost visibility and sales.
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