What do you get when you cross a knackered builder’s van with an Astra SRi Turbo? Something that’s likely to get shot at in a post-apocalyptic warzone, apparently…
cool custom van in 2015? Lateral thinking, that’s what. A liberal sprinkling of originality and a bullish keenness to do it on your own terms.
This all made perfect sense to Dan Ewins who, after an extended period of fiddling with Astras, chose to fuse what he knew with the wild world of customvanning. “I’ve always liked the Astra, and I love trying new things that others are nervous of doing – like with my last Astra GSi that featured on the cover of TotalVauxhall in March 2015,” he explains – the car in question running banded steels and sporting a whopping front-mount intercooler. “I like extreme looks, but I also like it to look like any modification I make was meant to be there from the start. I chose the van this time as I’m a builder by