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Old 05-30-2008, 12:46 AM   #1
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Default Spy Video: Next-Generation Astra Caught at Nürburgring

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Old 05-30-2008, 07:33 PM   #2
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Am I mistaken, or was I hearing a distinct turbo whine in the video footage? Not that that really means anything, the European Astra is already available with a number of turbo engines not available here.

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Old 05-31-2008, 05:19 AM   #3
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Old 05-31-2008, 06:00 PM   #4
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Am I mistaken, or was I hearing a distinct turbo whine in the video footage? Not that that really means anything, the European Astra is already available with a number of turbo engines not available here.
Yeah, that immediately caught my attention too.

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Sounded like a small turbo or a large can of hairspray.

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^^Well, I liked it, at any rate. Although the turbo is something I might actually buy, as opposed to the hairspray

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