Opel shows the public for the first time at the British International Motor Show (23 July-3 August 2008) both 4-door and 5-door car versions of its new car ship insignia, badge.
The new Opel Insignia highlights stunning design: both body variants have a smooth, muscular and elegant silhouette with a ceiling of Coupé. The designers of the new car create similar versions for the preservation of the beauty means current size of the Opel car intentionally. The length of the notch and hatchback, 2.737 4,830 mm and wheelbase remain unchanged.
The insignia of the fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and dynamic driving use the aerodynamic efficiency more than 650 hours in the wind tunnel was perfected. The result: a first-class coefficient CD of 0.27.
Provides the hatchback car and of the principle a high market share in the mid-size segment is particularly important for markets such as UK and France, where traditionally enjoys sedan 5 doors. On the other hand, English and Spanish, customers of often prefer car limousine. Prices for the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and the Switzerland will be announced on July 22 in London and German car dealers, the affected by the end of the year. Opel hopes that both models, equal to sell.
From the outset, the badge begins with a variety of engines. Seven engines will be available; all Euro-5 standards meet and come with six-speed gearbox. Four gasoline engines range from a four-cylinder 115 HP unit to V6 with 260 HP.
The new chassis can improve the innovative, integrated FlexRide Mechatronic System, as well as advanced customization 4 x 4. Very fast torque distribution on four wheels ensures excellent stability and traction on the improving of the dynamic behaviour.