New Opel cars of the 2018-2019 model year have been replenished with the all-rounder station wagon Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2 generations. In the review the first information, photo, price and technical characteristics of the all-wheel drive station wagon Opel Insignia Country Tourer with a ground clearance up to 180 mm and a crossover body kit along the perimeter of the body. The official world premiere of the Insignia Country Tourer is scheduled for the fall of 2017 as part of a car dealership in Frankfurt. But the European sales of the new generation Insignia Country Tour start before the premiere show, in the middle of summer this year at a price of about 40,000 euros for the basic equipment of an elevated station wagon with all-wheel drive.
The all-terrain Opel Insignia Country Tourer is more adapted for movement on easy off-road version of the conventional Opel Insignia Sports Tourer . It is interesting that at the same time the novelty is almost an exact copy of the Buick Regal TourX , the public presentation of which took place much earlier than the brother of the brother of the Opel line, and to be precise, within the framework of the April New York Auto Show 2017 .
The second generation of the Opel Insignia Country Tour, as well as the first generation of the raised Opel Insignia , was created according to a simple recipe known to many manufacturers. German engineers, taking the Insignia Sporter wagon with an advanced all-wheel drive system (rear separate multi-plate clutches on the semi-axles instead of the traditional differential), increased the distance between the bottom and the road by 20 mm, “inflate” the wheel arches with plastic expanders, in parallel completing the model more Brutal front and rear bumpers, as well as the protection of the car’s car sills with lining of unpainted plastic. On the roof are powerful rails that can withstand loads of up to 100 kg. As a result, a formidable wagon emerged, all speaking of the ability to navigate confidently not only on hard-surfaced roads, but also, if necessary, to rush through rough terrain. Plastic crossover protection along the perimeter of the body, by the way, carefully protects the lower parts of the body of the wagon from minor damage (stones flying from under the wheels, branches and other surprises on the primer).
- The exterior dimensions of the bodywork of the Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2018-2019 are 4985 mm in length, 1863 mm in width, without regard to rear-view mirrors, 1500 mm in height, with 2829 mm of wheelbase and 180 mm clearance (ground clearance).
Solidity with the formidable image of the all-road station wagon is complemented by stylish and modern lighting technology with LED headlights and headlamp LED lights (optional IntelliLux matrix LED headlamps with 32 LED elements), dynamic auto body profile and large 18-20 inch wheels.
Decoration of the passenger compartment of the Opel Insignia Country Tour in exactly the copy of the interior of not only the ordinary Opel Insignia Sports Tourer, but also the American brother Buick Regal TourX. In the presence of a lot of modern equipment, comfortable driver’s and front passenger’s seats, a welcoming second row and impressive luggage space, allowing you to count on the maximum useful volume of up to 1640 liters (loading up to the level of the side windows and folded backs of the rear seats).
As a standard and optional equipment, the manufacturer offers for the novelty a full-color instrument panel, an IntelliLink multimedia system with a color 8-inch touchscreen (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot, Opel OnStar), a comfortable and stylish climate control unit, Comfortable front seats are certified by AGR (electrically adjustable, heated, ventilated, and massage), Projection Head-up Display, Panoramic Panorama. As electronic assistants and assistants Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, parking assistant and helper at the start of the hill, 10 airbags.
Specifications Opel Insignia Country Tourer 2018-2019. The all-terrain station wagon is equipped as standard with the all-wheel drive and the adaptive FlexRide chassis with the original settings. Under the hood of the new products will be written powerful turbocharged petrol engines and turbo diesel engines.
Gasoline versions of Insignia Country Tourer:
- 1.5 Turbo (165 HP 250 Nm) with 6 manual transmissions (6 automatic transmissions).
- 2.0 Turbo (260 HP 400 Nm) in the company with 8 automatic transmissions.
Diesel version of the Insignia Country Tourer:
- 2.0 BiTurbo CDTi (170 HP 400 Nm) paired with 6 manual transmissions (6 automatic transmissions).
It only remains to add that as the main competitors for the new generation of the all-terrain Opel Insignia Country Tour Opel, marketers are considering the Audi A4 allroad , all-wheel drive versions of the BMW 3 Series station wagon, the Subaru Outback , the Volvo V60 Cross Country and the Volvo V90 Cross Country , the Volkswagen Passat Alltrack and Even Skoda Octavia Scout .