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Overview:

Mileage: 7,986
Trans: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Year: 18/18
Colour: Premium paint - Let it blue
Fuel Type: Petrol

PRICE: £11,490

Key Features

Reference Number: 060-505854

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Specification

"A fantastic opportunity to own a delivery mileage Vauxhall Adam 1.2 Energised saving thousands of pounds against the list price when new. The specification on these fantastic cars includes Alloy Wheels, Bluetooth, Touch Screen DAB Radio, Leather Trimmed Seats, Air Conditioning, Front Fog lights, Cruse Control and USB Port. These cars are in limited numbers so please dont miss this unique opportunity to make a huge saving. Please give one of our experienced team a call for more information or to arrange a viewing."

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Simon Rutherford, General Manager

Vauxhall Chesterfield

Specification
Body Glass
Laminated windscreen
Dark tinted rear windows
Brakes
ABS
Traction control
Hill start assist
ESP plus
Communication
Bluetooth system
Driver Aids
Speed sensitive power steering
Cruise control + speed limiter
Driver Information
On board computer
Rev counter
Service interval indicator
Digital clock
Low fuel level warning light
Electronic odometer and trip odometer
IntelliLink infotainment system
Driving Mirrors
Electrochromic automatic anti-dazzle rear view mirror
Entertainment
4 speakers
Steering wheel mounted audio controls
Radio/CD + MP3
Auxiliary input socket
USB Connection
Bluetooth audio streaming
DMB digital radio
Exterior Body Features
Body colour door handles
Front grille bar - Black jack
Black jack bonnet
Exterior Lights
Adaptive brake lights
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Air conditioning
Air recirculation control/activation light
Interior Features
Leather steering wheel
Luggage cover
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Front door pockets
2 rear cupholders in centre console
Sports pedals
12V power socket in centre console
Morrocana cloth upholstery
Driver/front passenger assist handle
Facia, door panel inserts in exterior colour
Interior Lights
Illuminated load area
Interior courtesy light operated by all doors
Packs
Roof colour pack (Black Jack) - Adam
Safety
Side impact protection beams
Side airbags
Seatbelt warning
Tyre pressure monitoring system with individual tyre pressure display
Seats
50/50 split folding rear seat
Height adjustable driver's seat
Front seats - 'Easy Entry'
Front body-lock seatbelt pretensioners
Driver/front seatbelt pretensioners
Security
Immobiliser
Locking wheel nuts
Remote central locking
Anti-drill door locks
Folding key
Electric tailgate lock with touchpad
Vanity Mirrors
Twin sunvisors with document holders and drivers covered mirror
Wheels - Alloy
17" Hurricane alloy wheels in black gloss finish
Wheels - Spare
Tyre inflation kit

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

Even in its least powerful 1.2i 16v petrol form, the ADAM punts Vauxhall straight into the style-led city car sector. It's striking to look at, both inside and out and includes some features yet to be seen in this segment. The big question will be whether urban hipsters will get past this most blue-collar of badges.

Background

Vauxhall has built some stylish cars in the past. The trouble is, they've only been stylish to a small percentage of the car buying population. A Vauxhall with widespread chic appeal? I'm struggling to think of one. Some of the company's niche models have undoubtedly worked and worked well, but with its ADAM city car, Vauxhall is looking to grab the attention of fashionista buyers who might otherwise choose a MINI, a Fiat 500 or a Citroen DS3. Yes, you did read that correctly. It's called an ADAM. We can't even blame Vauxhall for that odd name. It's an Opel thing. Vauxhall's sister brand in Germany flexed the corporate muscles a bit and insisted the car would be named after Adam Opel, the company's founder. It's now got me wondering if it'll start at trend for Biblical car names. Lotus Ezekiel anyone? Let's check this car out in entry-level 1.2i 16v petrol guise.

Driving Experience

Talk to anyone who really knows about cars and they'll tell you how good the latest generation Corsa is. Trouble is, the man in the street still associates the Corsa with the mediocre old vehicles that replaced the Nova and weren't particularly great. The ADAM rides on a cut down version of the Corsa's chassis and that can only be good news. It's been extensively re-engineered to suit the demands of the shorter wheelbase. It's ostensibly quite a simple set-up but Vauxhall has invested years of know how into it. Up front are a set of MacPherson struts while the rear end utilises a torsion beam set-up. Ease of use on urban roads is enhanced by a CITY mode, which increases the electronic power steering system's assistance at lower speeds.

Design and Build

This is a car that's going to sell largely on whether the styling chimes with new car buyers and Vauxhall certainly can't be accused of going at it half-cocked. There's a lot going on, the design work attributed to Brit, Mark Adams' team in Europe. The ADAM incorporates a 'floating' roof which is visually disconnected from the body, which works particularly well with two-tone colour schemes. It looks like no other Vauxhall but still incorporates a bunch of existing styling cues, such as the Astra's wing-shaped chrome grille bar and the blade shape in the lower doors. Like MINI, Vauxhall is looking to appeal to the customer's sense of individuality in the sheer amount of colour combinations and materials. Wheels range from 16 inches in size for entry-level cars and there are 17 and 18-inch options further up the range, with a lowered sports chassis part of the deal. Unlike many cars which offer striking exterior designs but an interior that betrays a sudden curtailment of development budget, the cabin of the ADAM is, if anything, even bolder than the exterior. There's extensive use of body-coloured trim inserts, not only on the dashboard but also reaching along the centre console and onto the steering wheel aimed at giving the interior a real riotous personality. A seven-inch touch screen interface is the big point of interest from a technological perspective. It's both iPhone and Android compatible, and can access internet-downloaded apps in the same manner as the latest Renault Clio and Peugeot 208. Where specified, the navigation and infotainment controls are all marshalled by the touch screen. There's even a choice of headlining, including an LED-lit starlight roof trim.

Market and Model

Prices for the 1.2-litre ADAM start at just over £11,000, so there's a saving of around £300 over the lesser-powered of the two 1.4-litre petrol models. Whichever engine you choose, the ADAM is offered with three trim levels, JAM (fashionable/colourful), GLAM (elegant/sophisticated) and SLAM (racy/sporty). The latest generation ESP system is standard on all models and it also includes a Hill Start Assist function. The wonderful star-effect roof and a heated steering wheel are options that differentiate the Vauxhall from the run of the mill city car contenders and these surprise and delight features are key in a market that's not always led fully by upfront pricing.

Cost of Ownership

Expect 53.3mpg on the combined cycle and 124g/km of CO2 from a 1.2-litre ADAM, figures that improve to 56.5mpg and 118g/km if you specify the extra cost ecoFLEX package. As well as low rolling resistance tyres, this includes a start/stop system that cuts the engine when you don't need it, stuck in traffic or waiting at the lights. All enough to make a difference of around 5% to your figures, stats you can hopefully replicate on a day-to-day basis thanks to an 'Eco Drive Assistant' - basically a section of the trip computer that monitors energy consumption and indicates when to shift up.

Colour-keyed fleece velour carpets, Laminated windscreen, ABS, Bluetooth system, Rear parking distance sensors, On board computer, Electrochromic automatic anti-dazzle rear view mirror, 4 speakers, Body colour door handles...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)14.9
Engine Power - BHP70
Engine Power - KW51
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM5600
Engine Torque - LBS.FT85
Engine Torque - MKG11.7
Engine Torque - NM115
Engine Torque - RPM4000
Top Speed103

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO2 (g/km)128 (g/km)
HCN
HC+NOxN
ParticlesN
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)50.4
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)61.4
EC Urban (mpg)38.7

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