Opel introduced the new 1.4-liter engine for Astra, ADAM and Corsa

June 15, 2015 at 5:40 pm

Opel has unveiled a new 1.4-liter Ecotech turbocharged engine. The first engine will be installed on the new generation model Astra.
Unit with direct fuel injection system is positioned as a “big brother” 1.0-liter engine, which is installed on the new ADAM and Corsa. The engine will be available in two forcing – capacity of 125 and 150 horsepower. Thanks to the Start-Stop average fuel consumption of 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers. Production of motor already started at the plant in Szentgotthard (Hungary).

Opel Astra 2015 picture

Opel Astra 2015 pics

Recall public debut of the new generation Opel Astra will be held at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015. After the presentation of the car will immediately go on sale.

Opel Astra 2015 image

Opel Astra 2015 image

The new Opel Astra has become smaller and lighter the current model. The car turned out to be shorter than 5 cm, 2.6 cm lower and the wheelbase was reduced by 2 centimeters. At the same time inside the place was more: the distance from the back of the sofa to the front seats has increased by 3.5 centimeters.
The novelty is based on a new modular platform D2XX. Through the use of light metals and alloys in the bodywork hatchback curb weight was reduced by 120-200 kg depending on the modification.

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