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Vauxhall Astra – 916,714

The Astra has always chased the Escort and latterly the Focus for sales, but it has never quite managed to catch up. The 1991-'98 Astra Mk3 line-up did feature some desirable models, including the GSi and convertible, but it's remembered for being worthy but dull. The fast ones were powered by the legendary 2.0-litre XE 16v engine, but they weren’t quite as lairy or exciting as the '80s GTE 16V predecessor. 1998 saw a new generation of Astra which was produced until 2004. 


Edward Willems    on 19 April 2017

We had Rover 820 (Automatic) 1993 Engine capacity 1994 cc
Bought new (ish)
Gave first class usage ;until scrapped in around 2014.Mileage about 80000 miles.
It was used as a multi trip vehicle ; pulling a trailer (often containing full beer barrels - about 6 to 8)
with 3 adults .
It had for its day about one of the best acceleration around and could compete with vehicles 10 to 15 years younger
Stylish - really the classic shape.

andi sadler    on 28 July 2021

Vauxhall had 3 cars in the top[ 10 in 1990s. Astra,Cav and Corsa.

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