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2002 Vauxhall VX220

Lot No.: 306

Registration: LH52 AAF
Chassis Number: WOLOEAR9722N004597
Engine Number: 11104788
Number of cylinders: 4
CC: 2198
Year of Manufacture: 2002
RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Sold for (£): Unsold
  • 2.2-litre Targa finished in Brilliant Silver with Dark Red Leather. Hardtop
  • First registered 4/10/2002. One owner from new and only 7,948 miles. 
  • Full Vauxhall main dealer service history. 8 services in less than 8,000 miles
  • All original Hand and Service books. DVLA MoT History, along with Spare Keys
  • This must be the Lowest Mileage One Owner Example of this Marque on offer in the market today
Developed in conjunction with Lotus and actually built at the Lotus factory in Norfolk, the VX220 was by far the most exciting sportscar that Vauxhall had ever produced. Very similar to the superb Lotus Elise, the VX220 had an aluminium chassis tub and lightweight GRP bodywork which gave it an all-up weight of just 930kg. Power came from Vauxhall’s smooth and punchy 16-valve 2.2-litre Ecotec engine which developed 145bhp and 150lb/ft of torque. It could launch the car to 60mph in just 5.5 seconds with a top speed of 140mph. Unanimously hailed by the motoring press as one of the all-time great drivers’ cars, it was also voted Top Gear’s ‘Car of the Year’ in 2003.

This sparkling little VX220 2.2-litre Targa was first registered on 4/10/2002 and has only covered 7,948 miles from new with its one and only owner. It has a full Vauxhall Main Dealer service history and despite its limited mileage, has been serviced eight times. It is finished in Brilliant Silver with Red leather and Charcoal suede sports seats and is supplied with the original factory removable Targa panel and soft top.  The car is accompanied by its original Handbooks, its MoT History, and two sets of keys. 

Prices for these focussed little cars bottomed a few years ago and now they are very much on the climb. An active forum supports owners and specialists have begun to remanufacture unobtainable parts, all clear signs that the VX220 has reached classic status. This must be one of the lowest mileage, one owner cars on the market and would be perfect for a Vauxhall collector or VX enthusiast.