The new generation of Opel Astra can get “off-road” version

April 6, 2014 at 4:11 pm

In a family of new generation Opel Astra, which is developing the German automaker, in addition to the traditional hatchback, sedan and wagon, enters some “off-road” wagon, similar in concept to the modification Insignia Country Tourer.

2014 Opel Astra front Pic

2014 Opel Astra front Pic


Power line “off-road» Astra will make new engines with turbo charging, including going 3-cylinder engine with 115-hp impact Powertrain options will be expanded to new robotic “mechanics”. Astra station wagon and a new generation of “off-road” modification will be available six months after entering the market hatchback. According to preliminary data, it will happen at the end of 2015.

2014 Opel Astra car interior image

2014 Opel Astra car interior image

The new family will sport version – three-door hatchback Astra GTC. It is reported that the appearance of “lighter” will overlap with the style concept Monza, which debuted last year at the motor show in Frankfurt. The most interesting thing is that the new platform “Asters” will form the basis of crossover, which will be comparable in size and equipment, and the cost to Volkswagen Tiguan. According to some reports the new Opel crossover will be presented at the end of the year 2016 and will be called Activia. It is possible that he will succeed in Europe crossover Chevrolet Captiva. Recall that the company General Motors (owner of Opel), intends to remove from the European market all models except the Chevrolet brand sports cars.

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