Send this page to a friend!
Fill in the form bellow

your name:
your email:
friend name:
friend email:
your comments:


Christopher Bruce2013-06-05 15:26:24

Opel Astra GTC Now Available with 170hp Turbo Petrol Engine

It offers 207lb-ft of torque

The 1.6 SIDI Turbo engine is among the newest in the Opel lineup

OpelOpelOpelGermany, 1863 > present85 models
5172 photos
8 videos
is adding its new 1.6 SIDI Turbo direct-injected engine with 168hp and 192lb-ft of torque (207lb-ft with overboost) to the lineup of the Astra GTCAstra GTC Gen.1Opel Astra GTC Gen.1Germany, 2011 > present23 versions
78 photos
. It replaces the previous 1.6 Turbo. It will cost buyers €23,850, which includes 19% German VAT

The engine propels the GTC to a top speed of 219km/h (131mph) and to 100km/h in 8.6 seconds. It uses 6.1l/100km and emits 143g/km of CO2. It is available with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic. Both have start/stop.

It has 15% better fuel economy than the previous 1.6 Turbo, and with overboost it has 22% more torque than the outgoing engine.

The 1.6 SIDI Turbo is already available in the CascadaCascada Gen.1Opel Cascada Gen.1Germany, 2013 > present8 versions
36 photos
, AstraAstra Gen.4 [J/D]Opel Astra Gen.4 [J/D]Germany, 2010 > 2015223 versions
355 photos
five-door and Sports Tourer and Zafira TourerZafira Gen.3 [C]Opel Zafira Gen.3 [C]Germany, 2011 > present79 versions
118 photos

Opel is introducing 13 new engines from three new engine families into its cars through 2016, and the 1.6 SIDI Turbo is among them. 

Astra GTC Gen.1Astra GTC Gen.1




publish your news and scoops