The Germans presented the new Opel Insignia 2 generation hatchback (sedan will be no more) – the car has received the prefix to the name Grand Sport. The world premiere of the model will take place at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 in March. Compared to the predecessor , the design of the Opel Insignia 2017-2018 in the new body has changed quite significantly. And if the car is the first generation still seems to be quite important, the successor raises the bar even higher. However, the promised elements of a stylish concept Monza turned out to be quite a bit. With the latest innovations in common except that a similar design of the grille with a characteristic bar and a narrow head optics. In general, the image of the new Insignia Grand Sport was more dynamic and modern. Architecture sedan here resembles that on of Opel Astra K – the car received a new steering wheel and dashboard, a different front panel with a large color display multimedia new generation IntelliLink. It supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and also provides access to the Internet.
The seats in the new Opel Insignia Grand Sport 2017 installed just below, so as not pressed ceiling, which here is a bit lower. Sami anatomical seats, and increased by 92 mm wheelbase designed to increase the space for the rear passengers’ feet. Specifications Opel Insignia 2017 in a new body moved with the same Epsilon II platform E2XX new chassis, which has formed the basis of Chevrolet Malibu 9. The front is MacPherson struts, rear multilink suspension, the track has been widened by 11 millimeters. Due to the wider use of high-strength steels and aluminum in the design of the car total weight of the model, depending on the configuration, has been reduced to 175 kg, 60 pounds fell on lightweight body. The drag coefficient is declared at the level of 0.26. As for the size, the length of the new Opel Insignia 2017-2018 of 4899 (+ 57), the distance between the axles – 2829, width – 1863 (+ 7), the height was reduced by 29 mm, but the amount of luggage pyatidverki is not specified . The surcharge for the car is available adaptive FlexRide chassis with three settings: Standard, Sport and Tour. Switching between them affect the work suspension, stability control, power steering, transmission and throttle response. Plus you can set your settings with the ability to save them. As for powertrains Opel Insignia 2017 offered only turbocharged engines. This petrol engines of 1.6 (165 hp) and 2.0 (250 hp) liter, and diesel engine capacity of a similar, but more detailed information about them will be announced later. Initial versions are combined in a pair with a 6-speed manual, and put senior 8-band gun. In addition, the top version of the models come with all-wheel drive, which is now implemented using two clutches to connect the rear wheels, allowing thrust vector change depending on traffic conditions. A similar scheme is implemented in the “charged” the Ford Focus RS.
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European sales of the new Opel Insignia Grand Sport will start in the summer of 2017, but prices and equipment has not been announced. Unfortunately, on the return of the brand on the market has not been heard. The surcharge for the model matrix LED head IntelliLux optics become available with diode elements 32, which is two times more than the Astra. These lights can illuminate the corners and automatically switch on high beam, providing visibility of objects in the dark at distances up to 400 meters without dazzling oncoming drivers.