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1983 Vauxhall AstraReview
Giles writes:

Good Hot Hatch In Its Day — The Mark I Astra GTE was fairly good, and was better than the Mark II which replaced it. It did understeer if pushed but was fairly quick and reliable.

Pros: Good hot hatch

Cons: By the standards of the time

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