Vauxhall VX220




As much as I love the Elise, it's the VX220 that always stood out for me. Over the years I've known a few people who've owned one and in August 2013 I bought one too. Despite limited boot space and basic creature comforts, I use the car as a daily driver and it's brilliant. You don't see many around these days and the hardtop adds something extra, that seems to make everyone double-take when I'm out driving. Most are surprised it's a Vauxhall...

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Modifications:
Under the dash Alloy Radiator SPAX Fan Dash Vent Removed Trialling different speaker colours
Checking reflection issues InPhase Speaker InPhase Speaker Trial Fit The living room floor!
Dash speakers fitted Carbon fibre door sill Carbon fibre door sill

Current specification:
  • Make
  • Vauxhall
  • Model
  • VX220
  • Kerb Weight
  • 875kg
  • Performance
  • 0-60 in 5.6secs
  • Year Built
  • 2001
  • Body
  • GRP in Calypso Red
  • Engine
  • 2198cc (145bhp) Z22SE
  • MPG
  • 33mpg
  • Tyres
  • Bridgestone Potenza RE040(Fr 175/55R17) and RE050(Rr 225/45R17)
  • Brakes
  • AP Racing
  • Shocks
  • Gaz Gold Pro 2 (adjustable)
  • Steering Wheel
  • Momo
  • Gear Knob
  • Momo
  • Dash Speakers
  • InPhase XT42 4" (160W)
  • Wing Mirrors
  • Rover Metro
  • Wipers
  • Sparco Aero 24"

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    Vauxhall VX220 Links:
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    Matthew Bentley Racing
    Used VX220s on Pistonheads

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