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Opel Insignia 2018-2019 – the second Opel Insignia

The new Opel Insignia 2018-2019 model year is previewed on the network on December 7, 2016. In our review photo and video, the price and configuration, the specifications of Opel Insignia 2 generation.

The official world premiere of the new German Opel AG 2017 new second generation hatchback Opel Insignia Grand Sport scheduled for the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2017, but now you can meet and evaluate the German novelty. Sales of the new generation Opel Insignia in Europe will start in April next year at a price of 25,500 euros. In the UK, the new product will debut under the name Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport, and in the markets of North America and Australia under the guise of twins Buick Regal and Holden Commodore, respectively.

The most important features of the new generation of Opel Insignia are: modern and dynamic design, IntelliLux headlamp LED headlamps, large body and cabin dimensions (highly comfortable anatomical chairs with massage function) compared to the predecessor, with a smaller curb weight, the latest E2XX platform and intelligent self-learning adaptive FlexRide chassis, an advanced all-wheel drive system with two multi-plate clutches and elektroaktuatorami on a half-new diesel and gasoline s turbocharged engines and, of course, a huge list of modern equipment, ranging from advanced multimedia system IntelliLink (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), ending with electronic helpers and assistants.

Creating the new Opel Insignia Grand Sport designers were inspired by the image of the concept Opel Monza, shown in 2013 as part of the Frankfurt Motor Show. It’s a pity that the new Opel Insignia does not look as bright as the Monza Concept. At the same time, the production car can boast a rather attractive exterior design and a low drag coefficient of 0.26 Cx.

Also worth paying attention to the headlamps IntelliLux LED headlamp (with 32 LED elements in each headlight), capable of providing high-beam illumination at a distance of up to 400 meters, a front bumper with bright aerodynamic elements and fog lights with the function of turning lights, excellent topography of the sides of the body, Huge wheel arches capable of easily accepting 20-inch wheels, a domed roof, a neat stern with beautiful LED light bulbs and a compact luggage compartment lid, supplemented with A loser.

External dimensions of the body Opel Insignia Grand Sport 2018-2019, amount to 4897 mm long, 1863 mm wide, 1469 mm high, with a 2829 mm wheelbase.

Compared with the predecessor, the new generation hatchback body has increased by 55 mm in length and 7 mm in width, while the height has decreased by 29 mm, and the wheelbase has grown by an impressive 92 mm.

External dimensions of the new Opel Insignia became more, but the curb weight of the body decreased compared to the first generation models by as much as 175 kg, the only body allowed to lose the extra 60 kg.

The salon of the new Opel Insignia is fully 5-seat and will please all without exception passengers and of course the driver a solid stock of free foot space. In the second row, passengers with a height of even more than 190 cm can comfortably and comfortably settle.

The design of the front panel and the center console of the novelty show a similar stylist with the architecture of the front of the interior of the younger Opel Astra , but the interior of the Opel Insignia Grand Sport is more focused on the driver (the center console is slightly deployed in the driver’s side). Also in stock is a full-color multifunctional instrument panel, a comfortable multifunctional steering wheel with rims trimmed from below, a neat central console with a color touchscreen of the IntelliLink multimedia complex (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot), a simple and logical climate control unit.

Representatives of Opel particular emphasis on the new super comfortable anatomical chair, getting certification organization Aktion Gesunder Rücken ( «The campaign for a healthy back”). The chairs provide the correct distribution of the load on the back and, of course, have all the modern chips: electric drive, heating, ventilation and massage function.

As a standard and optional equipment, the new Opel Insignia Grand Sport will receive 8-10 airbags, a projection screen, a panoramic panoramic view system, Adaptive Cruise Control with auto-braking, Lane Keep Assist and Lane Departure Warning, a system called Rear Cross Traffic Alert that allows you to safely Go back out of the parking lot with limited visibility to the sides, heated rear seats and windshield.

Technical specs Opel Insignia Grand Sport 2018-2019

The second Opel Insignia is built on a new platform E2XX, lying, by the way, at the heart of the latest generation of Chevrolet Malibu . So there is a completely independent suspension with MacPherson struts in front and five lever architecture from the rear, standard front-wheel drive and optional advanced all-wheel drive, disc brakes, electric power steering and electronic parking brake, adaptive FlexRide chassis with three settings modes Standard, Sport and Tour (changing the performance of shock absorbers, steering, automatic transmission, engine and stabilization system).

Under the hood of the new Opel Insignia diesel and petrol four-cylinder engines, able to work in tandem with 6 MKPP, 6 automatic transmissions and the newest 8-speed automatic device, will be prescribed.

Diesel version of Opel Insignia Grand Sport 2017:

  • 1.6 liter BiTurbo CDTi (110 hp and 136 hp),
  • 2.0-liter BiTurbo CDTi (170 HP 400 Nm).

Gasoline versions of the Opel Insignia Grand Sport in 2017:

  • 1.5-liter turbocharged (140 HP 200 Nm and 165 HP 250 Nm)
  • 2.0-liter turbocharged (260 hp 365 Nm).

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