The 2018 Opel Astra is a compact car/small family car engineered and manufactured by the German automaker Opel since 1991. Opel Astra is branded as the Vauxhall Astra in the United Kingdom and the Buick Excelle XT in China. The Holden Astra was discontinued in Australia and New Zealand in 2009, because exchange rates made the car uncompetitive, and was replaced by the Holden Cruze.
On 1 May 2014, Opel announced that the Astra GTC and Astra VXR (Astra OPC) would return to Australia and New Zealand in 2015, again bearing the Holden badge. The Astra nameplate originates from Vauxhall, which had manufactured and marketed earlier generations of the Opel Kadett and Kadett E as the Vauxhall Astra. Subsequent GM Europe policy standardized model nomenclature in the early 1990s, whereby model names were the same in all markets regardless of whether the vehicle was being sold as an Opel or a Vauxhall.
2018 Opel Astra Features
The most popular Life features include six airbags, ESP, active head restraints, front and rear seat belt buckles, 16-inch steel rims with dust caps, front electric windows, heated mirrors, radio / CD 300 with four loudspeakers, manual air conditioning, trip computer and heated seats, also had a Radio / CD 600 player with six color display and six speakers, rear reading lights, leather upholstered multifunction steering wheel, 16-inch alloy wheels, tire pressure monitoring system, storage pockets on the front seatbacks, dual-zone automatic air conditioning and partially leather upholstered seats.
The Sport variants covers, over Drive, 17 wheels wheel, ice snow support, bomb lights, temporary LED lights, internal air lights, back-windows windows, backscreen windows, and chairs. Five-door Biturbo and Pharmacy versions, in addition to normal machines, included 18-inch wheels, lower chassis, powerful skirts, and chromed output pipes.
2018 Opel Astra OPC
The OPC trim of the Astra GTC has been available since 2012. The motor includes a direct mix of 2.0 L by 206 kW (280 PS; 276 hp) and a 400 Nm torque (300 lb · ft), HiPerStrut foreground suspension, a minimum breakdown, a FlexRide suspension Recaro-style seats, OPC badges with knob gear, driving wheel, and unique and unique instrument and front and back bumper, standard spoiler and optional OPC spoiler compared with -GTC version. It comes with 19-alloy alms ranks as standard and is preferred for 20-inch alloy inches than 19 inches. 0 to 100 km / h (62 mph) for 6 seconds and the maximum speed is approximately 250 km / h (155 mph).
2018 Opel Astra GTC
The version 3 called the Astra GTC was launched in July 2011. Besides, it stores a few creative designs for the 5th class at the door. It looks like a sportier, and extra chassis ‘released’. It combines HiPerStrut suspension from Opel Insignia OPC to help reduce torque flow. Watt connection is suspended, reducing the lateral axis movement. The wheelbase is developed to install low lower tires. Likewise, with Astra H GTC, the panoramic windscreen ‘option is available.
The Astra GTC is awarded an average of 5-star rating under the Euro NCAP test for safety. By the end of 2013, the new Turbo EcoTech 1.6 engine with the 200PS production transformed the 180PS engine of the same head, which means that the 1.6 Turbo takes BiTurbo Diesel weight as an OPC accuracy grade. The GTC is built in Gliwice, Poland, with a variety of models & fuel and diesel. In the UK, the GTC combines SRI and VXR types.
2018 Opel Astra Engines
Available engines are 5-speed transmission or 6-speed speed, and EasyTronic 3.0 has been developed at a speed of 5 only available in the 1.0T engine of SIDI. The default automatic transfer, at the beginning of the production, is the speed-6 and selected selection mode, which can not be controlled by the end of 2015, 1.4 SIDI Turbo with 150 PS, 1.6 CDTI with 136 PS. Buyers can choose the first / stop system for all engines as an additional feature, excluding 1.0T that will be systematically normal.
All engines are changing and newly developed by Opel – 1.0T SIDI, 1.4T SIDI (see its original in Astra K in 2015) and its original version of the text, and so-called “Whisper diesel” 1.6 CDTI. All turbocharged gas engines use the correct system of Injection Fuel. to Opel provides a range of 1.0T, 1.4T and 1.6 CDTIs with the same power, but less CO2 (g / km) and lower fuel consumption. The entire ecoFLEX range can start/set as normal standards, lower aerodynamic tweaks tape to reduce the drop of CO2-emissions. 1.4T version SIDI ecoFLEX has a small torque, measuring 230 Nm at 2.000-4.000RPM, and the 1.0T version of ecoFLEX is only available through EasyTronic 3.0 automatic transmission to come with 2018 Opel Astra as standard.