C-class pioneer for the German auto company 2018-2019 Opel became the legendary model called the Kadett.
This happened back in 1936, and after more than half a century (in 1991) to replace this car came to a new model, which received the name Astra.
To date, a total of collected more than 24 million “Cadets” and “Astra”, and this year was born the new 2018-2019 Opel Astra (already the fifth in a row) generation.
Car 2016 model year is built on a completely new platform.
He is somewhat reduced in size, if it was put on a diet.
For example, in the German new length reaches 437 mi centimeters, the height of the machine is 146-year-centimeters, and the distance between the axles is 266 centimeters.
In this case, the weight lost once hatchback about 200 kilograms.
Currently represented by only the five-door version of the car.
Externally, the new 2018-2019 Opel Astra in 2016 significantly changed.
His appearance became more rapid and interesting, the German engineers have decided to return the hatchback faceted shape as the “Aster” of 2004.
False radiator grille the car looks like a smile, and a large polygonal front optics can now be an active matrix and LED elements.
Boca, the model became more prominent, and the sloping roof line is made in the style of a coupe.
The width of the stern of the car stressed the long lights.
Changes have occurred in the interior 2018-2019 Opel Astra. The interior hatchback appeared fine black lacquered inserts and dashboard is in the form of the Latin letters «V».
The dashboard received a separate “wells” speedometer and tachometer, which is located between the color display of the onboard computer.
Also note that the novelty was slightly reduced in size the steering wheel.
On the sloping center console mounted color touch 8-inch screen of the new multimedia complex called «IntelliLink», through which significantly reduced the number of different control buttons.
For hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Astra offers comfortable armchairs of the first row, which will be available to the ventilation function, heating and massage, as well as electrical adjustment.
As for the back of the sofa, there is space at the feet of passengers increased by 3.5 cm, and the sofa for an additional fee, you can also equip the heating function.
It should be noted that the 2018-2019 Opel Astra hatchback significantly increased the list of optional equipment.
Now for the German machine, you can also order a rearview camera, an electronic parking assistant, wireless Internet access and a range of electronic systems, including monitoring of the “dead” zones, control tiering movement, recognition of traffic signs and automatic braking.
The new 2018-2019 Opel Astra model year offered a very solid motor range.
All powertrains hatchback equipped with direct fuel injection technology and turbocharging.
New to the lineup is the gasoline 3-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1.0 liters, developing around 105 hp maximum power.
Also for the hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Astra petrol offered 4-cylinder units with a displacement of 1.4 and 1.6 liters.
The first of these 145-horsepower, and the second engine will be available in two versions – with 170 and 200 horsepower.
As for diesel turbocharged engines, they will be presented with a 1.6-liter unit, issuing from the 95 th to the 160 horsepower.
Also note that the car will receive a completely new mechanical 6-band transmission.
Hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Astra has a spring independent front suspension struts with classical type “McPherson”, and in the back of the set spring semidependent design.
As the front and rear anti-roll bars are available.
All the wheels of the new German car equipped with disc brakes, and front augmented ventilation function.
Already in the basic version of equipment available for the model electronic systems ESP, EBD and ABS.
Officially hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Astra new generation makes its debut in the fall of, during the International Motor Show in Frankfurt.
Immediately after the premiere of new items will start production at the factories in Poland, Germany and the British Isles (under the brand Vauxhall).
In the European market hatchback cost of equipment in the base version will be about 17.5 thousand euros, and for most of the car equipped with a complete set will have to pay not less than 25 thousand euros.
Note that in the near future should see a 3-door version of hatchback and wagon, sedan and “hot» 2018-2019 Opel Astra OPC.