A round up of the week’s new car launches in bite-sized chunks.


News this week from Citroën and Vauxhall.

8 May 2012

Vauxhall confirms its premium small car will be called ‘Adam’

Adam, the new premium small hatchback from Vauxhall, undergoing prototype testing

  • Vauxhall has announced that it is to enter the premium small hatchback market with a car called Adam.
  • Adam had previously been known by its code name of Junior.
  • Further details of the MINI and DS3-rivalling Adam will be confirmed throughout 2012.


10 May 2012

Citroën reveals Facebook-inspired C1 Connexion

Citroën’s latest C1 special edition is the Facebook-inspired Connexion

  • Citroën has unveiled a special edition C1 called Connexion.
  • The model is the result of a Facebook app on the French marque’s social media page where people could select colour combinations for the car.
  • The production C1 Connexion is painted Caldera Black with Scarlett (sic) Red interior and exterior detailing.
  • Power comes from the familiar 1.0-litre petrol engine.