2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC – beauty and style, spiced with smart manageability


The three-door 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC can safely be included in a list of the best car devices appearing on the market in recent years. Although motorists not yet faded enthusiasm after meeting with the five-door of 2018-2019 Opel the Astra J , the design of which was a real breakthrough. We offer our readers with the help of photos and video materials to plunge into the fascinating exterior and interior of the new 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC – year, to evaluate the technical characteristics, the level of equipment with modern equipment and know what the price of a bright sporting three door hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Astra DzhiTiSi in Russia.

Concept 2018-2019 Opel GTC, demonstrated at the 2010 Motor Show in Paris, created a furore among connoisseurs of stylish cars. Of course, many envied, rightly considering that the car in the serial version will, as usual, is much more modest in appearance. However, the last doubts were dispelled in the autumn of , when at the Frankfurt motor show in all its glory brought new serial 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC in the coupe, and in fact – a hatchback. To everyone’s surprise, he turned out to be joyful no worse than its prototype.

Describing the appearance trehdverki, not to mention its absolute originality compared to 2018-2019 Opel Astra J. general they have only a minor detail – antenna and door handles. As for size, then they are clearly larger than the five-door version of the Astra.

  • External dimensions of the body 2018-2019 Opel GTC are: 4466 mm long, 1840 mm (with deployed rear-view mirrors 2020 mm) in width, 1489 mm in height, 2695 mm wheelbase, front track 1584 mm, the rear track – 1588 mm, ground clearance (clearance) – 145 mm.

By simple mathematical calculations determine that the three-door coupe hatchback 2018-2019 Opel GTC longer in length by 47 mm wide by 26 mm, with a longer wheelbase by 10 mm at 21 mm height of the body.

Thus, the striking exterior design with its originality 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC makes passers-by on the street and drivers in the adjacent downstream machines literally turn off the neck and open their mouths in astonishment. Class, super, what a machine gone? Many people can not believe their eyes, seeing the 2018-2019 Opel brand logo on the hood or the trunk lid, 2018-2019 Opel – wow!


In front stands a bright spot lighting complex geometry, smoothly flowing into the bumper. Almost the entire width of stretched his huge air intake, and the edges comfortably settled fog. Finally, aerodynamic fairing below. Bumper such huge dimensions that the upper part of it even takes a little space reserved for the hood. In the space between the head lights neatly inscribed miniature psevdoradiatornaya grille with the 2018-2019 Opel logo. The hood has two characteristic ribs on the sides and one edge of the separator exactly in the middle. The side edges imperceptibly flow into the windshield, and it, in turn, a smooth transition to a rounded roof, then flows into the compact tailgate.

When looking at the car in profile, you can immediately notice its potential of the athlete. The lateral part of the body is decorated traditional chip company – an edge in the form of sticks. The second begins at the edge of the door handle and skillfully skirting it goes sharply to the aft. Large, heavily swollen wheel arches placed under their niches on the size of the wheel as much as R17 to R20. As such, the rear rack of the body of the model is visually not, because the sloping roof slope smoothly into the inflated line encircling sidewall.

Form feed lighting nicely resonate with those headlights. The huge size of the rear bumper with a diffuser embedded in it corresponds to the third door, behind which a luggage compartment volume of 380 liters.

  • For the coloring of a body of a hatchback-coupe 2018-2019 Opel Astra G ATC offers a host of options for enamel colors: the base – Summit White (white lacquer), and also Metallic – Seashell (white), Silver Lake (Silver), Magnetic Silver (silver), Deep Sky blue (blue), Noblesse Bronze (light brown), Asteroid Grey (dark gray), carrageen (dark green) and Carbon Flash (black). We should also highlight the Power Red (bright red) and Sunny Melon (melon sunny – bright yellow).

Interior Design 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC – will not say anything new for those fans of the brand who previously met with the five-door hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Astra and 2018-2019 Opel Astra Sports Tourer. The same central console and dashboard, the same ergonomics and high quality assembly of all parts and materials used. The three-door GTC differs from its hatchback brother-in that it has two complete for the Russian market – Sport and Enjoy, without base Essentia. Versions of Astra GTC OPC will be devoted to a separate survey.

Steering wheel with three rays (in the Sport-version he and the transmission lever are leather sheath), the sporty character of the front seats with lateral support elements, optimal profile and important for the Russian cold winters heating function. Driver’s seat has four areas of adjustment.

It is worth noting the lack of space for rear seat passengers. Not too high dome roof hangs directly over their heads, but rather the high line of the lower edge of the door glass does not allow to fully enjoy the view from the window.

A bit about the equipment of different complete sets. Version Enjoy buyers will be available the following functions: cruise control, air conditioning, the ability to control wheel height and reach, electric windows and mirrors, as well as the latest heating, built-in alarm, CD 400 radio with 7 speakers, tires 235/55 R17 on alloy wheels 17 range.
Even more luxuriously equipped with complete set Sport: climate control, heated steering wheel, sports seats for driver and front passenger, 235/50 R18 tires on 18 discs the size of a light alloy.

Specifications: HiPerStrut front suspension of the new 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC borrowed from the Insignia OPC, the back is a bit undergoing a revision, inherited from the original 2018-2019 Opel Astra, it has a twist beam and supplemented Watt mechanism. Updated pillars are arranged so that do not move when you turn the wheel, so the suspension elements are not affected by friction against each other, which significantly improved the quality of contact with the road. In addition, they are incredibly strong, as were created to function under the authority of a powerful 325-horsepower engine 2018-2019 Opel Insignia OPC. These racks allow to use large-size brake discs, and this, in turn, led to the emergence of the possibility to set the wheel dimensions from 17 to 20. The R and characteristics of the rear suspension also changed Due to its work of engineers. But that’s not all. It was deeply retuned electric power steering and a spring installed shortened, so management has become more responsive and appropriate.

Test Drive: if Astra J is characterized by excellent handling and predictable behavior under all circumstances, the 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC has far surpassed its predecessor. This sporty hatchback coupe with casual ease takes turns at high speed, thanks to the rear suspension, literally pushes him back. Significantly elevated levels of control – the driver simply merges with the car due to the mega responsive steering. The body is not exposed banks, instantly reverting to its original position on the road. The car has the adaptive FlexRide chassis, by which automatically activates the sport mode with a certain level of aggressive driving.
In the end, it emerges an interesting feature: the car is endowed with such abilities chassis and brake system that does not quite match on the potential capabilities of engines installed currently on the 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC. This gives hope for the emergence of a much more powerful units in the future.
And today the choice of engines in the GTC buyers in Russia is that suggested three engines on gasoline Ecotec series and one diesel – CDTI Ecotec.
gasoline:

  • 1.4-liter NET (140 hp 200 Nm), mated to a 6 speed manual (6MKPP);
  • 1.8-liter XER (140 hp 175 Nm), with 5 speed manual;
  • XHT 1.6-liter (170 hp 280 Nm) in tandem with 6 automatic transmission.
  • Diesel 2.0-liter DTJ (130 hp 300 Nm) with 6 automatic transmission.

Price 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC for those wishing to buy a car in the Russian sample – year range from 727,000 rubles for the initial version of Enjoy with the engine 1.8 (140 hp) to 928 thousand rubles for the complete set with the Sport 1.6 petrol (170 hp) and 6 automatic transmission. Additional options in the form of trim perforated leather Mondial Jet Black, low-profile tires 245/35 R 20 with a stylish disc 20th-range, adaptive xenon headlights, color 7-inch screen (navigation) and other advanced chips can raise the price of a stylish sporty 2018-2019 Opel Astra GTC – year to 1.161 million. rubles.