Is a VX220 a Lotus?

Is a VX220 a Lotus?

Although the VX220 is often thought of as little more than a re-clothed Lotus Elise, it shared 141 components – about 10% of the total – with Hethel’s car. Most of those were related to the aluminium chassis tub, which was bonded together to increase its stiffness.

What to look out for when buying a VX220?

Buyer’s guide: Vauxhall VX220

  • Inspect panel gaps carefully and look thoroughly for repairs: a cracked front clam and headlamps may be enough for a car to be written off, so Category C/D cases need not put you off if the damage was limited and properly repaired.
  • Interior.

Who made VX220?

Opel Speedster
Manufacturer Lotus
Also called Opel Speedster Turbo (2004–2005) Vauxhall VX220 (United Kingdom) Vauxhall VX220 Turbo (2004–2005) Daewoo Speedster
Production 2000–2005
Assembly England: Hethel, Norfolk

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Base price $30,000
0-60 mph, sec 5.9 (est)
Total mileage 12,988

How many Opel speedsters are there?

The final production number of the Speedster was only 7,207.

How many VX220 are there in the UK?

2021 2019
VAUXHALL VX 220 420 350

How many wheels does the VX220 have?

In Detail

bhp/weight bhp per tonne
torque 203.4 nm / 150.0 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
body / frame Fibre Reinforced Plastic over an Alumnium Chassis
driven wheels Transverse Mid Engine / RWD
front tires 175/55ZR-17

What is a VXR car?

VXR is the branding for the high performance trim specification, used since 2004 for models in many of Vauxhall’s car range in the United Kingdom. Holden has also used the VXR badge for some of its high-performance cars such as the Astra VXR and Insignia VXR, and currently for the Commodore VXR.

What kind of engine does a Vauxhall VX220 have?

The Vauxhall VX220 2.0i Turbo has a Inline 4, Petrol engine with 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu-in capacity. How many horsepower (hp) does a 2003 Vauxhall VX220 2.0i Turbo have?

When did the VX220 Turbo come out?

The base VX220 launched in 2000, having been developed alongside the Series 2 Lotus Elise. It came with a 2.2-litre naturally aspirated engine, which produced 144bhp and 149lb ft, enough for a 135mph top speed and 5.6sec 0-60mph time. Good though it was, the car really got the attention it deserved when the VX220 Turbo arrived in 2003.

How long did the VX220 last?

The VX220 was produced for five years, with rumours that Vauxhall ended production early due to slow sales. Only the insiders will truly know what happened, but the fact remains that today there really aren’t that many on the road as a result.

What kind of suspension does the VX220 have?

On the topic of chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the VX220 has Double wishbones. coil springs. anti-roll bar front suspension and Multi-link rear suspension. Stock tire sizes are 175 / 55 on 17 inch rims at the front, and 225 / 45 on 17 inch rims at the rear.