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    my mate has finally taken delivery of his astra vxr...He gave me a lift into work, absolutely ferkin mental.........

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    Must admit they are a very smart car. Do you get any torque steer in the Astra VXR?

    What is the competition...

    Focus RS, Ugly bland and just plain horrid

    VW Golf GTi or R32, Overpriced for the belt and brace brigade who couldn't quite stretch to an M3

    Of course i'm only jealous

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    just a huge bit of torque steer but miles ahead of the competition IMO

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    [topgear mode]and reasonably priced as well[/topgear mode]

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    No torque steer unless you floor it, which isn`t really proper driving, if you did the same in a powerful rear wheel drive car you would go side ways, progressive power and it is spot on,

    2 weeks on Tuesday mine arrives

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    If it were me collecting a VXR, i'd have a calendar on the wall marking each day off until collection

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    Quote Originally Posted by S73VE B
    If it were me collecting a VXR, i'd have a calendar on the wall marking each day off until collection
    I am nearly into marking off hours mate *lol*

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    Just to let you know..yes it does torque steer even on half throttle...could be something to do with those 19s with ultra low profile tyres reacting to every bump/rut in the road...I didnt know this but it has a "sport" button on the dash....this supposedly improves throttle response and suspension etc...this button has been renamed as "warp speed control" .All in all the motor is a beast and it performs like it says on the tin........anyone who drives this car will suffer from permanent grin syndrome..and improved buttock muscles !!!!

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