There is enough space for the driver and passengers, and the interior is one of the best that General Motors offers to the European market. All three tiers function under the same technical regulations. That allows drivers to make calls, send and receive messages and listen to music right from the touchscreen or by voice via Siri. It enables the Opel teams to compete in short and long distance races — such as the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring — with a technically unchanged vehicle. Drag coefficient of this model is below 0.
In addition, OnStar is also there in case one cannot ask for help personally. Five different gasoline engines are available for the Astra Sports Tourer including the all-aluminum 1. Aesthetically, there are quite a few changes as well. Included is Traffic Sign Assistance and Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, as well as Following Distance Indication and Forward Collision Alert with Collision Imminent Braking, all of which make the Astra both safer and easier to drive. Athletic design meets spaciousness: The perfect Astra symbiosis The design of the new Astra also depicts efficiency and once again the Monza Concept was the role model. Visually smaller, the new Astra is dimensionally smaller as well. Release Date Opel Astra is expected to retail at the beginning of next year, and the company hopes to attract 200,000 customers a year.
In addition, the new engine is more economical. They have a massage function, ventilation and seat-width setting. Therefore, it does not cost a single cent more than its predecessor did. Accordingly, the understeer tendency of the car is reduced and the car stays more neutral, even at a higher curve speed. Additional, chassis-related measures resulted in another 50 kilograms of weight reduction. Under the hood the Astra will only feature engines of the latest generation.
Helping this are redesigned seats, which now give the rear passengers 35 mm 1. In addition, several refinements provide greater comfort. Max power is also low in the curve, available between 1,800 and 4,000 rpm. Not only because it introduces numerous features previously seen only in premium class vehicles into the compact station wagon segment but also because of its athletic and space-saving lightweight vehicle architecture. Each system builds off of the features smartphone users rely on most. To put it briefly, the new Astra combines efficiency with elegance and will redefine the compact class segment with its innovations. Under the hood of every new Astra a member of the completely new engine portfolio can be found.
Furthermore, the engineers decided against full underbody paneling and instead looked to aerodynamically optimized chassis and powertrain elements. Most of the engines are going to be carried over from the previous model. Opel engineers estimate that this link absorbs about 80 percent of all lateral loadings on the rear suspension. Elsewhere, the completely new 1. The design for the lights has been reshaped into a more straight-cut look over the apostrophe-curve of the last model. Every component was checked for compact design and lightweight materials.
The high-quality cockpit and the instrument panel seamlessly transfer the characteristic and aesthetic exterior design to the interior, thus ensuring that a new interior design generation is introduced in the new Astra. For example, Android users will be able to utilize Google Maps, Google Now, and the ability to ask Google questions, as well as WhatsApp, Skype, Google Play Music, Spotify, and podcast players. The new Astra is up to 200 kilograms lighter than its predecessor — and its athletic design makes this outwardly visible. The completely new vehicle architecture plays a major role in the weight reduction. It is Opel's road to the future. On the design side, Opel wanted to move a step higher and to provide a car that is more luxurious than its predecessor and can be said to succeed in this move.
Inside the new compact class station wagon has a three-part approach for the standard airbag system consisting of front airbags for driver and co-driver, thorax-pelvis side airbags and full-length curtain airbags for the first and second row. Dazzling other road users is also not a problem. When combined with the 1. For fans of diesel power, there are three 1. Continue reading for the full story. At Your Service: Leading Connectivity with Opel OnStar and IntelliLink Bringing mobility to the general public and making it affordable is something Opel stands for.
It has higher image processing power and an increased detection rate. As detailed previously, the 2016 Astra will be the first Opel to arrive with , as well as. Generous service intervals of 30,000 kilometers, the longest in the segment, play just as important a role as favorable insurance premiums and reduced fuel consumption. So far, 24 million Kadett and Astra compact class models have left the plants. Simultaneously, the new engines are more powerful and frugal. The personal connectivity and service assistant is a 365-day-a-year guardian angel available at the push of a button. Opel has consistently told anyone willing to listen how the would be a key influence in its future offerings.