Opel will release New Astra in 2016

March 16, 2014 at 4:27 pm

In the German company Opel actively preparing to release a new generation of models Astra. Opel Astra will be built on a platform Delta, which became the basis Chevrolet Cruze. The car is planned only in the form of three – and five-door hatchback and station wagon. On the sedan it does not go. Also, the manufacturer promises to equip machines line the newest engines.

Picture of Opel Astra

Picture of Opel Astra


Astra will receive a turbocharged three -cylinder unit volume of 1000 “cubes” and a capacity of 115-hp. These engines, incidentally, is already planning to equip the Opel Corsa and Adam. A 1.6-liter engine will be the most powerful of the “standard” engines, which is planning to make. For Astra with a 1.6-liter diesel engine is also designed a completely new manual 6-speed gearbox, instead of the previous version obsolete.

Image of Opel Astra

Image of Opel Astra

Design plan to create a family-style concept Opel Monza. As reported by the company, the new product will get a number of ready-made solutions from Monza: design bumpers, grille and LED taillights. The new design should add Opel Astra prestige cars make visually more expensive. While Opel, which is part of the concern General Motors, since 2015 no plans to significantly increase the price of their models and develops the concept of “affordable” brand to occupy the vacant niche, which removed the brand Chevrolet. The presentation of upgraded Opel Astra is scheduled for 2016.

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