Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer axed from the UK
Source : Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer axed from the UK
Rugged design of the Vauxhall Insignia has been dropped from the UK
The Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer is actually no longer being offered on sale from the UK, less than two years after the item was launched. the item has been dropped due to high re-engineering costs of fitting the completely new ‘Whisper’ diesel engine.
The Insignia range is actually being offered with the completely new 2.0CDTi 170 diesel engine, known as the ‘Whisper’ diesel, yet the costs for engineering This particular engine to fit with the four-wheel drive system of the Country Tourer were deemed too high to make a case for offering This particular design in right-hand drive markets given low sales numbers to date.
The completely new Euro 6-compliant engine could have been offered with front-wheel drive versions of the Country Tourer, yet the item was not seen as being appropriate to only offer a two-wheel drive design of a car of which comes with lots of off-road styling as well as also a raised ride height.
Opel will offer the Country Tourer with the completely new engine in left-hand drive markets, yet the modest sales numbers from the UK mean the item will no longer be offered over here.
Vauxhall still has cars in stock, so the Country Tourer will be sold in dealers for the time being, yet no more will be offered after they have gone. The regular Insignia Sports Tourer is actually unaffected.
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