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    I recently brought a Vectra V6 Turbo and was told it was the 280 (Z28NET) bhp version. When i insured the vehicle the insurance company also quoted the 280 bhp for the vehicle reg.

    I hooked the car upto OP-COM today to set the clock and date so i ran through the diagnostics aswell to see if anthing came up, whilst doing this i went on the vehicle ID page and it said that it was a Z28NEL.

    How would i find out what it is?

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    Done a hpi check?

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    Only the VXR has the Z28NET, Elites and Signums have the Z28NEL

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    Vehicle : vectra

    Trim : vxr

    Engine : 2.8 v6 turbo

    Year : 2007

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    And I don't think they are 280 bhp think there is a 230 and a 250
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    Take a look at the V5 document
    Information may also be in the Handbook or Service Book

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    Vehicle : BMW 525i

    Trim : SE Touring

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    If you have access to EPC try a decode on your chassis number... assuming it's the original engine it'll give you the correct code for that unit.

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    Vehicle : 3.2 gsi

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    Aren't the SRi police cars also the 280 version?

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    the standard v6 turbo is 246 bhp,the vxr is either 251bhp or 276bhp depending on the year of the car,some police cars are listed as a vxr,and have the vxr engine but with the sri trim

    if you want to pm me your reg no i have epc

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    None of the police cars are registered as vxr's unless they are internally and externally a vxr. They are registered SPECIAL.

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    looking on ebay there is a 56 plate ex police vxr vectra http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2007-56-Va...item35b72d6cf9 it does have the Z28NET engine,the options list does not show the car as being a vxr,it says it is a sport and is listed as a police car

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