Astra is now getting a new engine design which will enable this company to make cars with better performances and allow them to greatly influence the market. Additionally, the new diesel engine is much more environmentally sounder and has a lower emission level than before. The new Opel Astra and the Vauxhall Astra GTC are going to be the first vehicles which are going to be fitted with the new 2015 Astra GTC 1.6 Diesel engines. Besides offering better performance, the engine allows less vibrations being made while driving, also there are a lot more quitter and do not make that much of noise. The key to its characteristics are multiple injection systems which power the engine and the special alloy and materials which the engines are built of providing you better acoustic and enabling the car to really purr like a kitten. The old 1.7 CDT engines which were used for the Astra models will be replaced by a 1.6 liter diesel engine and will greatly surpass the old one by offering more power, speed and agility.
Price and Release Date
The new 2015 Astra GTC 1.6 Diesel engines will get its unveilence in the upcoming German Motor Show. There you will be able to see the true power and potential of its engines but the real feel will come when finally being able to use and drive one as well. The starting price is currently set at 24,390 euros, which is an information subjected to change which will fluctuate for the time being. But keep an eye out to see if certain price changes occur during the next period.
2015 Astra GTC 1.6 Diesel Engine
The new 2015 Astra GTC 1.6 Diesel engines will enable its Astra vehicles to speed up quicker, have better overall performance and enjoy an efficient fuel consumption system. Compared with the older engine, the new GTC 1.6 Diesel has 7 horsepower more and even 20 Nm of torque more. The 2015 Astra GTC 1.6 Diesel engine will have a total of 136 of horsepower and will perform of up to 320 Nm of torque. This will not only enable better performance out of the vehicle but also a better start. The car will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 10.2 seconds. The maximum speed of the new engines is set at 198 km/h. the included stop/start system is the main part which enables the engine’s better fuel efficiency. The engine will use a six-speed automatic transmission system which will greatly tip the odds into its favor when it comes to fuel consumption.
Fuel consumption is not the only perk this engine will provide as it enables ultimately less CO2 emission that before. The engine will produce a lot less outputs and will enable for a more environmentally friendly ride. Averagely, the car using this engine will manage a standard fuel consumption of about 4.1 l/100 km with estimated emissions of 109 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer.The engine was immensely redesigned and was added multiple fuel injection systems as well as revised components. The lower noises making and less vibrations are caused by the special materials the engine new uses and offers a sounder drive than the previous Astra engines used to perform.