Opel Astra 2017 gtc
The new Opel Astra 2017 could explain this whole segment C. This upcoming car will feature a totally new design, even though it still uses same Delta platform which it had before. However, it will be completely refined with a new concept and dimensions. The main key in this vehicle still remains its lightness. Weight is consistently lowered in this car, and difference of weight ranges for 120 to 200 kg, depending on version. Opel Astra 2017 is based on high strength still and concept has been further evolved. This result in frame losing 50 kg and body gets slimmer by 20%.
Opel Astra 2017: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Even though size of this new car is more compact, there is still more space inside, 35 mm to be precise. Passengers are provided better leg space. Length of this vehicle is 4 m and 37 cm and height is 1 m and 46 cm. Dimensions has been narrowed by some inches. As far as styling is concerned, it is expected to be a lot more sporty and dynamic.
Design of Opel Astra 2017 is based on 3 elements. First element being headlights which has a soft shape with certain edginess. On the other hand, there will IntelliLux, LED headlights that offer a higher field of view as compared to traditional lamps. Design of this car is made to match with grille, which has two floors. Bumper is redesigned. Second main theme of design is at sides of this vehicle. It has a C-pillar that is divided in half with a fin separated from roof. This makes vehicle look extremely attractive. Rear portion makes up third element of its design.
Along with excellent evolution on outside, interior of Opel Astra 2017 will also be evolved. Layout of its interior feature a modern and rational design. It has a dashboard at top which is horizontally developed. There is an 8 inch touchscreen along with infotainment system updated to version 4. It also features smartphone connectivity for Android and Apple devices, 4G LTE connectivity, climate control and other such features. Driver assistance and safety features are also available, which includes lane departure warning, cruise control and sign recognition. Overall, cabin is full of great features.
Opel Astra 2017: Engine and Fuel Economy
Not only style, there has also been improvement under the hood of Opel Astra 2017, where a turbocharged petrol and diesel units were announced. Engine options offered starts from 1.6 CDTi engines, which is already used in current version of this car and is capable of producing 95 HP. There is also a three cylinder 1.0 Ecotec engine on offer generating 105 HP. People wanting a more powerful engine with more torque are offered four cylinder 1.4 Ecotec engine with an output of 145 HP. Other details such as transmission used and fuel economy is not available.
Opel Astra 2017: Release Date and Price
Details regarding pricing and release date of Opel Astra 2017 are not available yet. It is expected to arrive in 2016 or maximum by 2017. Pricing is expected to be not much different than previous model.