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    While at the VXR performance centre on Sunday, it was mentioned the Vectra will continue with the 120bhp 8v CDTi Astra will follow suit, dropping the 16v 120.

    I have e-mailed my contact in Vauxhall for clarification.

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    vauxhall trying to save money now then

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    I would have thought by using the 16v unit would be cheaper as they only have to build one engine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt
    I would have thought by using the 16v unit would be cheaper as they only have to build one engine.
    same hear only one lot of parts to stock an keep

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    They must know what they are doing though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt
    I would have thought by using the 16v unit would be cheaper as they only have to build one engine.

    the 8v unit continues in use on the Fiat side though - New Grand Puno is only 8v 120.

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