Post Tagged with: "Astra"

Opel’s 2014 Astra Gets A New Engine With Low Fuel Consumption

By adding a new diesel engine that lowers fuel economy while offering low CO2 emissions, Opel has updated its Astra for 2014. The new engine is also said to be quieter as well as a bit quicker off the line. Furthermore, the new Astra will come with an enhanced interior. The 2014 Opel Astra’s new diesel engine will boast 100kW […]

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2011 Opel Astra To Launch Sooner Than Expected In South Africa

General Motors South Africa has announced that the new Opel Astra will launch sooner than expected, in South Africa. The 2011 Astra was originally scheduled to launch in 2011, however Opel now will stock the new models in the next few weeks. There will be five-doors, with a sporty-coupe like design. Power comes from a 1.4-litre, a 1.6-litre turbocharged, and […]

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The Opel Astra Sports Tourer Has Been Revealed

Opel has revealed their station-wagon Astra called the Sports Tourer. The Opel Astra Sports Tourer has been reveal prior to its October 2nd reveal at the Paris Motor Show. The Astra Sports Tourer will boast styling similar to that of the Insignia where it will offer a raked roofline and a new tailgate. There will be a 2,685mm wheelbase available […]

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Opel Astra OPC Coming With 224kW

Opel’s Astra OPC will, officially, rival the Ford Focus RS — or so we hear. Reports have said that the high-performance Astra will boast a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine with 224kW–or 47kW more than the previous version. There will be a front-wheel-drive layout, and a new electronic differential to control torque steer. Unfortunately there are no more details, however the sales […]

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Irmscher Modifies The Opel Astra

The first images and details of the Irmscher modified Opel Astra has arrived online. The Astra i1600 hatchback from Irmscher contains a tuned turbocharged engine with a looks package to differentiate it from the standard model. Opel’s 1.6-litre turbocharged engine in the Astra has been modified to push out an extra 20-horsepower and 65Nm of torque. Overall figures now stand […]

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On The ‘Ring: Vauxhall Astra VXR Nurburgring Crash [Video]

A Vauxhall Astra VXR Nurburgring Edition driver was recently racing around the track before he lost concentration and crashed the car. Yeah, accident’s happen all the time — but this time, we have videos and the total cost of an accident on the ‘Ring. Cost of an accident at the Nurburgring: * Base fee for attendance of armco truck: €150 […]

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Steinmetz Modifies The 2010 Opel Astra

Steinmetz, an Opel tuner, has released a brand new kit for the Astra hatchback. The kit was revealed at the Tuning World Bodensee 2010 where it includes a front spoiler, a rear wing and a new set of front grilles in black. Tuning options include a lowered suspension of 30mm and 19-inch alloy wheels. The interior will boast a display […]

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The New Opel Astra Will Hit The South African Market In 2011

General Motors South Africa has revealed that the Opel Astra will join the market during the first three months of 2011. The company said that the improved business conditions from Opel have opened up new opportunities in South Africa. “The certainty around the future of Opel is great news for South Africa and allows us to build on the fine […]

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The 2011 Opel Astra GSI Has Been Caught Testing

Opel is currently readying a new version of the Astra. Well, it’s not new new, but its something different. The Astra GSI. WorldCarFan spies caught the GSI camouflaged up racing around with an Astra fascia. The photographer said that there was a slightly more aggressive than usual look. A set of dual exhaust pipes are visible, as well as wider […]

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Vauxhall’s Astra VXR Receives Arctic Changes — Well, An Arctic Exterior At Least

Vauxhall, the British version of Opel, has decided to add a new limited production Astra called the “Arctic Edition”. Vauxhall will base the Arctic Edition on the VXR version, and this means a limited run of 500 units with a price tag of £720 more than the standard Astra VXR. An Olympic White paint-job will be contrasted by a black […]

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General Motors And Vauxhall Reveal Their Astra Crime Fighter

General Motors and Vauxhall have revealed their new Astra police cars for the UK law enforcement. Dick Ellam, Manager Vehicle Conversions for Vauxhall said: “It was a great honour to be asked to exhibit the new generation Astra at such an influential show, particularly with an organisation as well regarded as ACPO. We were delighted to be able to show […]

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The Opel Astra ecoFLEX — Now For Sale In The UK

Opel’s Astra ecoFLEX will arrive in the UK for a price of £17,920. The fuel-saver will boast a 1.3-litre turbodiesel engine with a fuel consumption rating of 4.2-litrse per 100km. The CO2 emissions are set at 109g/km. There will be a new set of mechanical and aerodynamic improvements throughout the car to increase fuel figures. The power for the exoFLEX […]

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Irmscher Has Upgraded The 2010 Opel Astra With A New Styling Kit

Irmscher has created a new kit for the 2010 Opel Astra. The new model will have 20-inc wheels along with a new styling package. The body kit will include a new front grille, front lip spoiler, rear apron with diffuser, side skirts and a roof spoiler. Buyers can also choose a new exhaust system with two or four tail pipes, […]

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UK Owners Have Received The Keys To Their New Vauxhall Astra

General Motors has released the first 2010 Astra onto the road in the UK market. The Vauxhall Astra owners have received the keys, and they will start driving around as soon as they collect them. The Astra hatchbacks will include five petrol engines which start with a 1.4-litre unit and move up to a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine. There will be […]

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Lexmaul Pumps Up The Looks On The Opel Astra

Lexmaul, a German tuner has created a brand new aerodynamic kit for the Opel Astra. This kit will only house styling changes for now, as the company is planning to release performance parts during the 2010 year. So, this is pretty much just a teaser for looks before performance. Anywho, despite the lack of power the grille has been updated […]

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