Well i sold my car today and i am going car hunting this weekend. i am a complete dumbass when it comes to astras atm so dont laff at any of the questions!
Because of the insane insurance prices in the area, im not willing to pay 262 pound a month third part fire and theft on a 1.6 16v so i can either buy a 1.4 16v or a 1.6 8v.
The 1.4 16v's seem to be hard to come by so i just wanted to ask about the 1.6 8v's. I have asked a few people at work and they have told me they are insanely slow.
1. Bearing in mind im coming from a 1.1 peugeot 106, will i be happy with the performance increase?
2. And is there a huge difference in the 1.6 8v's speed and the 1.4 16v's ?
3. And finally im all up for a bit of modding (nothing major just things like exhaust, changing air intakes, the easier stuff) Will i be able to up the power of a 1.6 8v by throwing a couple of hundred into it, making it just as good as the 1.4 16v and maybe the 1.6 16v?
Thanks for your time