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'Ring: 1, VXR: 0
The Astra VXR is mad. Officially mad. Certifiably mad. Take it too fast around a corner and it will happily show you what ‘tree’ tastes like.
This chap took his 240bhp Astra VXR ‘Nurburgring Edition’ to its namesake track and - after admitting driving too fast into the corner - promptly stacked his pride and joy into the safety barriers.
Needless to say the VXR was a write off. Thankfully, nobody was seriously injured. But let this be a lesson dear readers: VXRs are mad, and the ‘Ring is a cruel mistress…