Vauxhall are set to release a new city car, and firm has been hard at work on a new supermini that they hope will take the market by storm, while at the same time go head-to-head with another supermini thats in the pipe line from Volkswagen which should be called the Up. The images show us how the pint-sized supermini from Vauxhall may look when released. Reports say Vauxhall will name the new supermini the Junior, it will be one of Vauxhalls smallest cars at 3.7 metres long. Vauxhall will fit the Junior with a range of eco-friendly engines and a practical cabin. In addition, Vauxhall will offer all customers a huge range of personalisation for each Junior. Vauxhall bosses are happy with the styling which took inspiration from Trixx concept which debuted in 2004 at the Geneva motor show. However the concepts sliding doors have not been used, instead Vauxhall decided to go with the conventional two door set up. From the front the Junior is instantly recognisable as a Vauxhall, thanks to the daytime running lights inspired by the Astra GTC Concept and the distinctive two bar Vauxhall grille. The juniors interior will be unique and Vauxhall promises build quality will be the best ever seen on a Vauxhall.
Customisation will be plentiful with a raft of colours and trims as well as a choice of hi-tech gadgets including, Smartphone integration, voice control and Sat Nav. Despite the Juniors compact size, there will be plenty of room for four people and the sliding and fold away rear seats help maximize legroom and boot space when required. The small capacity petrol engines range from 1.0 litre to 1.5 litres direct injection engines, some will also have turbochargers fitted to them. And for those looking for something really green an all-electric version of the Junior are due to follow in 2015. Regular models will feature Vauxhalls fuel-saving stop-start system, meaning CO2 emissions will be below the magic 100g/km figure – which means the Vauxhall junior will be exempt from road tax. Combined fuel economy is expected to be as high as 80mpg. The Junior will also feature the standard five speed manual gearbox but as an option Vauxhalls new ultra-efficient dual-clutch gearbox is available. Production for the Junior is due to start in 2012 at Germanys Eisenach plant, before going on sale here in 2013. Prices should start around the £11,000 mark. But for all Vauxhall Lease Cars, Vauxhall Cheap Lease Cars, Vauxhall Lease Car Deals, Vauxhall Car Leasing Deals and other Vauxhall Contract hire and leasing deals with free delivery, car tax, and manufacturer warranty included visit www.leasecarsdirect.co.uk
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