When was the last time you paid any attention to a car alarm? Well, by the time it had sounded for the fifth time in a row, the system fitted to our new long-term Vauxhall Astra 1.9 CDTI SRi had me taking notice. But then it was midnight.
Is Vauxhall about to launch a scorching 240bhp five-door Astra VXR for hot hatch fans in need of more practicality? Exclusive pictures in this week's mag would suggest so - but all is not what it seems.
The magazine's snappers struck gold when they spotted this... the facelifted Vauxhall Signum. Seen in this week's mag with an Opel badge for European customers, our spies caught the car during a break in winter testing.