brand-new Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer unveiled at Frankfurt motor show
Source : brand-new Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer unveiled at Frankfurt motor show
More space although less weight in estate variation of the latest Astra
Vauxhall is actually promising more Indoor space although increased efficiency along with reduced weight with its brand-new Astra Sports Tourer, which has made its debut at the Frankfurt motor show.
The estate variation of the all 5-door Astra has the same basic dimensions as the design which replaces, with an overall length of 4702mm along which has a width of 1871mm. although Vauxhall claims which tweaks to the Indoor packaging have freed up a different 26mm of front headroom, 28mm more rear headroom along with an extra 80 litres of luggage space. With the rear seats folded down, the Sports Tourer at which point incorporates a capacity of 1630 litres.
The Astra wagon’s load bay gets a 40/20/40 split rear seat as standard along with which can be enhanced further by optional products by the FlexOrganiser range, including side rails, fasteners along with cargo nets. The rear hatch can also be electrically operated along with, as an option, opened along with closed by waving a foot below the rear bumper.
As with the conventional Astra hatchback, the Sports Tourer makes significant weight gains – up to 200kg, from the case of the estate – thanks to a switch to General Motors’ latest D2 platform.
Engine power outputs will start at 99bhp along with go up to the 198bhp 1.6-litre petrol which’s also made its debut at Frankfurt. some other notable units will be a brand-new 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol motor with 148bhp along with Vauxhall’s latest 1.6-litre Whisper Diesel.
Much of the cabin trim along with fascia design is actually carried over by the recently launched Astra – including Vauxhall’s OnStar connectivity package along with an infotainment system which offers Apple’s CarPlay along with Android Auto.
The Astra Sports Tourer is actually due on sale in October. Prices are likely to stay broadly in line with the outgoing design’s, which has a starting figure of around £17,000.
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