Opel Insignia – middle-class car produced by General Motors under the brand Opel Rüsselsheim in Germany since 2008. Auto debuted at the auto show in London July 22, 2008 year. Model was named Car of the Year 2009. The car is the successor to the Vectra.
Opel Insignia sold in the UK market as the Vauxhall Insignia was built on the floorpan GM’s Epsilon II. The design of the vehicle refers to the concept car under the name GTC presented at the Geneva Motor Show 2007. Opel the first to use the name of Insignia for the prototype presented in 2003 at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
In 2009 we presented the second generation of the Buick LaCrosse, which is based on the Opel Insignia. In 2011, the car undergoes a delicate modernization involving the on enrichment offer additional upholstery colors and wheel styles. In May 2012 the company produced 500-thousandth copy of the car.
In 2013, the car undergoes facelift. Tailgate mounted narrow chrome strip known for Opel Cascada. In the interior remodeled dashboard, clocks and steering wheel, limited number of buttons. What is new is an 8-inch touch screen display and in the place of the speedometer another small display that can perform different functions. The exterior has been redesigned front fascia, applied a new grill and headlight design. Under the hood of the modernized modified varieties hit the 2.0 CTDI with 120 or 140hp and the 2.0 BiTurbo 195hp, 1.8 140hp, 1.6 SIDI 170hp, 2.0 SIDI 250hp. Presentation of the car took place at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
In the same year presented a variation of terrain model called the Insignia Tourer Country. Model is based on the station wagon vehicle. The car was increased by 20 mm ground clearance, and placed under the chassis plate and the strengthening of special protection. Car has AWD based on the Haldex coupling and a differential with limited slip and Opel FlexRide adaptive suspension. Like a facelift version of the car will make its debut in Frankfurt. The car is powered by a only turbocharged engines with direct fuel injection..
In August 2013 a few weeks before living in Frankfurt Insignia shown after lifting the strongest version of the OPC. The car is powered by a 2.8V6 turbo power of 325hp. With body liftback car accelerates to 100km/h in 6 seconds, the combo is about 0.3 seconds slower. Top speed is limited to 250km/h Optional lock can be removed, the car can accelerate to 270km/h (station wagon – to 265km/h).
In Poland, modernized Insignia OPC hit showrooms at the beginning of November 2013. In relation to the pre-facelift version, except for stylistic changes, thoroughly modernized or suspension (approximately 60 percent of the redesigned parts). The Insignia OPC on the domestic market start from 202 500 zÅ‚.
Opel announced during the presentation of the Insignia model globally. The main markets are Europe, China and North and South America. The car is sold under the names:
Standard equipment includes a basic version of the Insignia, among others, manual air conditioning, automatic light control, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, electric front windows, trip computer, ISOFIX, ABS, ESP, front and side airbags for driver and front passenger and curtain airbags.
Optional car can be equipped with, among others, single-zone automatic climate control, USB, Bluetooth, cruise control, electrically operated and heated exterior mirrors with optional folding system, alarm, electric rear windows, automatic light control, rain sensor, dual-zone automatic climate control, sports steering wheel and seats, adaptive FlexRide suspension, lowered suspension, fog lights, heated front seats, humidity sensor> you, electronic parking brake.
The car is also equipped with intelligent AFL, which offer 9 light modes developed in cooperation with Hella. Features intelligent headlamps are:
Auto option can also be supplied in a reader signs named Opel Eye: Reader thanks to the camera placed between the rear-view mirror aa windshield allows you to register and then displayed on a monitor on the dashboard signs.
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