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25 Things You May Not Know About The Vauxhall Corsa

  1. The original Corsa was introduced in an advert with supermodels Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista
  2. It was once claimed that about 70% of learners make their first car purchase the same model as they pass their test in
  3. Vauxhall has sold two million Corsas in the UK and 9.86 million globally
  4. 'Corsa' means 'race' in Italian
  5. When the Arctic Monkeys signed a publishing deal with EMI publishing, lead vocalist Alex Turner celebrated by buying a Vauxhall Corsa
  6. The Corsa replaced the much loved Vauxhall Nova
  7. Matt Smith sold his Corsa on eBay for £6.3k, donating the fee to children's charity Starlight
  8. Tinie Tempah, boxer Nicola Adams and ex Doctor Who actor Matt Smith all bought the Corsa as their first car
  9. The most popular latest Corsa colour bought is in Grey, with 45,050 Grey Corsas currently on British roads
  10. The original model sold for £7,195, with the price rising by just £3,850 in 25 years. Assuming an annual inflation rate of 2%, it would be less expensive now than in 1993
  11. Vauxhall has sold 20,000 Corsas to UK police forces in the past ten years
  12. Original Corsa designer Richard Shaw still works at Vauxhall, working through the ranks to Chief Designer for Interiors
  13. Famous celebs involved in campaigns for the Corsa include Sean Paul, Claudia Schiffer, James Martin and fictional rock band, The C'mons
  14. Vauxhall has supplied thousands of Corsas to driving schools including BSM, Red and Hitachi Capital
  15. British artist Alex Chinneck designed a gravity defying illusionary artwork which saw the artist suspend a Corsa fifteen feet in the air at London's Southbank Centre
  16. Vauxhall renamed its yellow colour to Maddox Yellow to show support for pensioner Peter Maddox, whose yellow Corsa was vandalised
  17. The Corsa is one of the most popular used cars bought, with 63,000 sold each year through Network Q, the best place to buy a used Vauxhall
  18. Over 100 models of the Corsa is available in 13 colours
  19. The latest generation of the Corsa is available in 13 colours
  20. Some Corsa models have a hidden shark on the hinge of the globe compartment
  21. Unusual Corsa models have included a convertible version and a sporty pick up
  22. In 2014, the prototype fourth generation Corsa was in gear to win the Guinness World Record for the 'Largest GPS Drawing'
  23. Vauxhall created a pair of bespoke headphones in the shape of a Corsa to help launch the fifth year of the UK Beatbox Championships in 2011
  24. The Corsa previously shared some of the same parts with a sports car, the Lotus Elise
  25. A new electric Corsa model will be launching in 2019 - Vauxhall's first electric Corsa

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