Opel unveiled the new generation of the 2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer, the estate version of Astra. The official public debut will take place at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.
After we became acquainted with the new generation Astra earlier this summer, Opel now makes us aware of something more practical and family man derivative of the compact. Opel Astra Sports Tourer was officially unveiled before the official launch scheduled in Frankfurt.
As it was, the design is taken from the hatchback brother, excluding the tail, which is now longer. In those circumstances, boot space increases by 80 liters compared to the old model, and total capacity, with seats folded, up to 1630 liters.
And since we reached the bench, we have to say that it can be folded 40:20:40. Moreover, in the trunk, customers can opt for a package Flex Organizer, including cargo nets, hooks and roof railing. Also on the list will be optional and an electric trunk opening with a handsfree function, ie without touching, just by approaching the foot. Tailgate up automatically, but you can stop when it detects an obstacle.
Although the external dimensions remain similar to the previous model, increased interior space offered passengers: we now have 26 mm more head for the passengers in the front and 28 mm more rear passengers’ feet.
Like brother hatchback, the new Astra Sports Tourer has lost 200 kilograms compared to the old model. That makes the choice to appear new trend of downsizing engines subject. We refer to a turbocharged one-liter, three-cylinder, 105 horsepower. There will be a 1.4 liter engine with two power versions, one 125 and one 150 horsepower. Those who prefer diesel will be available already popular 1.6-liter CDTI diesel praised for silence, and he still available in two versions of power: 95 and 136 horsepower.
After that will be displayed at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the new Opel Astra Sports Tourer will be available for sale in Europe later this summer.
2016 Opel Astra Sports Tourer via Opel