Photo Gallery of 2017 Vauxhall VXR8 Maloo (17 of 26)

Showing Photo of 2017 Vauxhall VXR8 Maloo Circuit Test Rear Corner View

26 photos41 views
Previous Photo2017 Vauxhall VXR8 Maloo (Photo #16) Next Photo2017 Vauxhall VXR8 Maloo (Photo #18)

2017 Vauxhall VXR8 Maloo is a pick-up truck that sticks two fingers up to conformity by shoehorning a frankly absurd 6.2-litre V8 under the bonnet and a six-speed manual gearbox between the front seats.

Under the bonnet sits a 6.2-litre supercharged V8 with a frankly ridiculous 671Nm of torque. It’ll do 0-62mph in 4.6 seconds and hit 155mph on a stretch of deserted, derestricted tarmac. These numbers cement the Maloo’s place as the fastest commercial vehicle on the planet – and it takes just mile or two to understand what that means. It’s the same basic motor that underpins the Chevy Camaro ZL1, and here develops 544hp and 495lb ft.