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    Default Discourtesy Car

    The vxr had to go in for it's first service today, and being a bit of a dreamer, I always have this (distant) hope that somehow they'll run out of the usual courtesy cars, and say something like "Never mind, we've got a Monaro that you can take instead".

    But no, not this time, or indeed ever.

    Instead, I get THIS:

    1.0 litre 3-cylinder engine.
    0-60 in 17 Seconds.
    Top speed 93mph.
    Eventually.





    The engine is about the same size as a car battery.
    Turning off the aircon definitely helped up the hills.

    And I have a new-found sympathy for drivers of seriously slow cars


    Last edited by VXR_DV; 2nd August 2007 at 21:34.

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    nice colour and petrol will last longer .

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    WHAT a cheek.........not even a 1.2 lol

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    thats one seriously small engine!!!

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    Did a lot of work at picador fitting tracking systems for various companys , only one thing to do with the corsa , keep the revs up , sounds good when giving it some , 0 engine braking as well .

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    Look at all the room they leave in the engine bay ready for some boy-racer to mod up in 8yrs time

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    Could be worse i suppose?



    EDIT: Sorry, probobly not..

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    Is that really an engine in there My drill has a bigger motor in it

    EDIT: 93mph!!!!!!! what, down hill with a following wind

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    Quote Originally Posted by VXR_DV View Post
    1.0 litre 3-cylinder engine.
    0-60 in 17 Seconds.
    Top speed 93mph.
    Eventually.
    Wow you had a fast one. My last corsa was 0-60 in 2 weeks

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    *LOL* One time at Band Camp !! ,,,,, one time my car was in for a service I had to have one of their Agila in PEE green with RED Ocean FM, it was like postman Pats van !!

    Talk about embarrassed

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