Vauxhall driving family has a new member, England Manager Roy Hodgson. A brand new Vauxhall Insignia sports tourer was presented to Hodgson at St. George’s Park, the recently opened National Football Center in Burton. Hodgson was presented the new Insignia as a part of British car maker, Vauxhall’s association with The Football Association.
Roy Hodgson commented: “I am delighted to be driving a Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer. Vauxhall is the outstanding lead partner of the England Team and I am personally grateful for the support they have given to me since becoming England manager.”
Vauxhall’s Chairman and Managing Director Duncan Aldred said: “We are very pleased that Roy has chosen to drive a Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer. Two years into our partnership with The FA and the relationship continues to go from strength to strength, we are looking forward to 2013 and playing our part in the Road to Brazil campaign. We are very grateful for the excellent support we have received from Roy, the players, coaching staff and everyone connected with the organisation.”
Vauxhall Insignia price starts from £18,040. It is the best selling car in the segment in the UK auto industry, with sales of 46,000 units already registered this year. The Insignia presented to Hodgson is of Elite trim and is powered by a 195 PS 2.0L CDTI engine, the most powerful diesel engine in the range.
Elite trim features dual-zone electronic climate control, 18-inch alloy wheels and leather trim with heated front seats, all as standard. Vauxhall is proud sponsor of the England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales national football associations.