Opel Astra Sports Tourer: It should come compete with the Golf Wagon
Although this car will possibly ever offered in North America, I think all the same it would make a serious rival to the Volkswagen Golf Wagon who knows some success in North America, particularly among Quebecois. That is why I speak to you today through the press release issued recently by any GM France where mention is made of succees recorded by this line of compact cars has throughout Europe.
Here also, the content of said communicating
Step significant production Astra 100.000th a break, sort of chain
The "success story" of the Opel Astra Sports Tourer continues. The wagon version of the Opel compact is hardly commercialized since a year already the Ellesmere Port plant in England festival production copy 100.000th, important step of production. "The reception given to the Sports Tourer has exceeded our hopes. Blending design research, technology vanguard and excellent functionality in everyday life is welcomed in Europe, "notes Alain Visser, Vice President Sales, Marketing and After-sales Opel / Vauxhall.
Launched in September, the Sports Tourer is a number of the segment in Europe. To meet demand, the plant is operating at its capacity limit and uses the overtime. The largest market is Germany, where more than 40,000 units have been sold so far, followed by Italy and Britain. The most application engine in Europe is the 1.4 Turbo, followed by the 1.7 diesel. The fleet sales are always good, and the proportion of sales to individuals continues to develop.
The Opel Astra Sports Tourer stands out in the compact segment breaks in offering style, functionality and environmental friendly engines. Declined in the spirit of Opel design and incorporating the name of the Insignia Sports Tourer, the Astra Sports Tourer shows as much concern for the quality of that functionality. The chest rational design, allowing an impressive load volume of up to 1,550 liters, sees team of ingenious devices and high-end system such as FlexFold back of seats, which can fold back the files with a single tap a button.
The sports side of the line of the Astra Sports Tourer is reflected in its handling. It inherits the same innovative rear suspension and mechatronic chassis FlexRide his sister 5 doors. High-end equipment such as Lighting System Bi-xenon AFL + and ergonomic front seats LABELLED AGR (Action for Healthy Backs) make this car a unique proposition in the category of compact breaks. The Opel Astra Sports Tourer has already won numerous awards including the "Golden Steering Wheel" and the "red dot award".
"Our novelties products, first and foremost the Astra Sports Tourer, met with great success," says Alain Visser. "The new Opel Zafira Tourer and the Opel Astra GTC will be spears in the fall. And the Opel Ampera, the first electric car for everyday use, we will give birth to a completely new segment in Europe. This is an excellent base for further growth. "
Source: GM France
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