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Technical characteristics of new Opel Insignia are declared

New Opel Insignia with tremendous design and advanced technologies marks the world debut on the British international Showroom of 2008

the Engines of initial level installed on Opel Insignia – 1.6 ECOTEC power of 115 h.p. and 1.8 ECOTEC with 140 « loshadmi » – recently have been presented on other models of Opel.

new updating in a segment srednerazmernyh Opel models – a 2-litre turbo-charged engine. This direct-injection engine of fuel advancing a maximum power of 220 h.p., is in " close relationship " with the sports engine of Opel GT.

the Lineup of petrol engines Insignia crowns 2,8-litre 2.8 V6 Turbo, 191 kw advancing a maximum power (260 h.p.) And the maximum torque 350 N • m at rotational speed from 1800 to 4500 mines-1.

all petrol engines are arranged by a control system of phases of a gas distribution. This system (VVT) raises engine torque in a band of low rotational speeds and plays an important role in a fuel loss of flow, and also in correspondence of the engine to requirements of standard Euro 5.

New Opel Insignia – it, besides other, also " a show-window " on which Opel brand shows numerous technical innovations. So, the system of Opel Eye with a videocamera can read out and store roadway markers, and also notify the driver about inadvertent change of a traffic lane. The system of a preheating of washing against fluid Hot Shot removes a part of the problems arising at winter trips. The advanced system of adaptive head illumination (AFL) also significantly improves safety motion.

From the moment of the occurrence in the market the model of Opel Insignia equipped with a landing gear of a new construction, will be offered in front-wheel or all-wheel drive versions. The refined adaptive system of all wheel drive Adaptive 4X4 quickly breaks out engine torque between wheels, improving stability the car.

Opel Insignia is created at enterprise GME in Russelshajme where production of this model begins.

the new car appears at dealers in Germany till the end of this year, and in other markets – since January, 2009. On selection four petrol engines are offered: from 4-cylinder power of 115 h.p. to engine V6 advancing power of 260 h.p.

Creating Insignia, specialists of Opel successfully implemented in a class " averages " sedans the car possessing style of the sporty coupe without damage to a spacious interior.