New 2010 Opel Astra fully revealed until its World premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The 6th generation Astra Insignia-inspired 5-door hatchback is based on GM’s new Delta platform that also underpins the Chevy Volt and Cruze models. New Astra comes with a new set of engines with 1.4-liter and 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline units.
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The 2010 Astra features a new design and it will be a head turner. It’s up to court and neat looks mingle a silky and athletic sculpt with the newest Opel styling cues such as the characteristic scalloped plane blades and the Insignia-inspired headlights. Opel has not disclosed any photos of the new Astra‘s interior yet, but supposedly it will be like in the Insignia.
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European buyers of the Astra will be able to excellent from a broad scale of petrol and diesel engines. Aside from an item-parallel 1.4-genuinely aspirated engine and the Insignia-resultant 1.6-liter Turbo with 180HP, the Astra’s petrol choice will also contain GM‘s new 1.4-liter turbocharged piece. It will be unfilled with outputs ranging from 120 hp to 140 hp and torque ideals of 175 to 200 Nm. General Motors says that the 1.4 Turbo engine will dispense fuel savings of up to 8 percent compared to the sincerely aspirated 1.6 and 1.8-liter engines that it will switch.
The diesel ranged composes of 1.3-liter, 1.7-liter and 2.0-liter turbocharged units while Opel also plans to begin an ecoFLEX variety with low CO2 emissions and enhanced fuel reduced sometime in 2010.
According to advertise, the five-door Astra will go on deal in Europe this reduction. It will be coupled by a muscular three door fastback variant called GTC Coupe and the more sensible locate-wagon in belated 2010 – early 2011 followed by a four-door sedan style and a coupe-cabriolet with a retractable hardtop.