Forge Launches Vauxhall Corsa VXR Turbo Actuator


Vauxhall’s much vaunted VXR brand has created many fine hot hatches and saloons over the years, and the latest incarnation of the Corsa with its turbo motor is bound to be ripe for a bit of fettling. Gloucestershire based Forge Motorsport has created a beautifully engineered uprated wastegate actuator to be able to cope with higher boost levels on tuned and hard-driven examples. Read more…

EDS Motorsport Opel Astra

EDS Motorsport has unveiled a new tuning package for the redesigned Opel Astra J. Designed to blow away the competition, the 1.6-liter turbo has been outfitted with a high-performance needle valve (€980), higher-quality connecting rods (€550), larger fuel injectors (€500), and an HG Motorsport turbo manifold (€1,200). Furthermore, the company installs a Garret GT28 turbocharger (€1,000), a custom intercooler (€600), a 100mm air-flow meter (€300), a 7mm downpipe (€800), and a stainless steel sport exhaust system (€800). Read more…

Opel Astra Sport Tourer by Irmscher

Irmscher has released the first pictures of their tuning package for the 2011 Opel Astra Sports Tourer. While details are limited, the car features a front lip spoiler, a revised grille, aggressive side skirts, and a larger rear spoiler. Other goodies include a lowered suspension (which reduces ride height by 30mm) and 18-inch “Turbo Star” wheels (20-inchers are optional). Read more…

Pipercross Release New Vauxhall Astra J Panel Filter

Performance filtration specialists Pipercross have added yet another core tuner car to their 3,000-strong model portfolio; the new Vauxhall Astra J. The new mid-sized hatch from Vauxhall looks set to offer credible opposition to Ford’s Focus and will doubtless be a favourite of tuners everywhere, thanks to an excellent range of engines and well balanced chassis. Read more…

Eibach Pro-Kit and Pro-Spacer for the Opel / Vauxhall Meriva

The new Opel / Vauxhall Meriva is hard to beat in its class when it comes to variability: its door concept allows optimum access to the back, the FlexSpace system effortlessly provides a loading area which can be used for diverse purposes and a built-in bicycle rack is also available. Read more…