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Opel Astra GTC Fully Loaded With 170 hp 1.6 SIDI Turbo Engine

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Now the opel Astra GTC is additionally starting off with the all-new 1.6 SIDI Turbo (Spark Ignition Direct Injection) engine. Next generation Turbo with direct injection unit rounds off the compact coupé’s fuel portfolio whereas it replaces the previous 1.6 Turbo. The 125 kW/170 horsepower engine recently created its premiere within the opel models Cascada, Astra the five-door hatchback and Sport Tourer also as within the Zafira Tourer, and currently takes the Astra GTC right into the highest field of its direct competitors. With 260 Nm most torsion (up to 280 Nm thanks to an overboost function), high speed of 219 km/h, extraordinarily low fuel consumption of simply 6.1 liters per 100 kilometer with NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) and 143 g/km emissions of CO2 , the Astra GTC 1.6 SIDI Turbo leaves its toughest competitors scrambling to catch up.

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“Through 2016 we tend to introduce 3 all-new engine families, 13 new engines and a bunch of latest transmissions. The new-generation 1.6 SIDI Turbo is that the begin of our massive powertrain offensive. Thus after all this engine needs to be offered in our flashy coupe,” says opel Management member for Engineering mike Ableson. Turbo injection ICE absolutely enhances the opel Astra GTC’s character with its excellent performance – a muscular look that mixes attention-getting style with sturdy performance and exemplary economy.” The Opel Astra GTC 1.6 SIDI Turbo is offered with six-speed manual or six-speed automatic drive and might be ordered for an entry-level worth of 23,850 eur.

  Top values: Higher torsion, higher performance, a smaller consumption

The new 1.6-liter Turbo internal-combustion engine with direct injection boasts exemplary values within the Astra GTC. It stands out with its spectacular torsion of 260 Nm accessible between 1,650 and 3,200 rev and offers up to 280 Nm as a result of an over boost operate, that quickly gives the vehicle an additional burst that is extremely helpful once reordering for instance – up to 22 % over the precursor engine. With this the Astra GTC distinguishes itself from competitors within the 1.4 to 1.8-liter displacement category, as most models here provide most torsion of simply 240 to 250 Nm. however its wonderful power development isn’t solely apparent in its low-speed torsion. With 219 km/h high speed, the Astra GTC SIDI makes a transparent statement to its direct competitors. It speed up from 0-100 km/h in 8.6 sec and accelerates from 80-120 km/h in 9.3 sec in fifth gear.

Opel Astra GTC front

Opel Astra GTC rear

The all-new direct injection engine offers wonderful refinement and sleek power delivery with lower fuel consumption. The Astra GTC 1.6 SIDI Turbo consumes simply 6.1 liters fuel per 100 kilometer with six-speed manual transmission and Start/Stop technology and emits 143 g/km dioxide. With these values, the new-generation direct injection internal-combustion engine undercuts most of its direct competitors. Compared to the 1.6-liter Turbo forerunner, it boasts a 15 % reduction in fuel consumption. Within just a number of months, opel fully revived the top-of-the-line engines for the Astra GTC.  Wide portfolio ends by the 206 kW/280 H.P. High OPC version, the superior diesel 2.0 BiTurbo CDTI with 400 Nm most torsion and currently conjointly the strongest and quiet 1.6 SIDI Turbo.

Pleasant sound: swish Turbo engine will increase traveler comfort

To provide glorious performance and refinement for optimum driving comfort, key engine development goals for engineers were low overall levels of radiated noise and vibration, with no uncommon sounds. Improvement of the induction and exhaust systems enclosed decoupling the cam cowl from the plate via specific fasteners and a protection system. In spite of direct injection and periodic  combustion, engineers were ready to considerably cut back noise levels compared to the previous engine. As a results of these ‘sound-engineering’ measures, the motive force and passengers within the new Astra GTC 1.6 SIDI Turbo can appreciate quiet and sleek idleness, with a nice sound quality even at high road speeds, engine speeds and masses.

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The enhanced transmissions additionally contribute to higher economy, a lot of comfort and higher performance. future generation of six-speed manual transmissions within the Astra GTC 1.6 Turbo delivering high shifting comfort and reduced friction. The updated, low-friction automatic six-speed drive options an energetic choose perform to permit manual shifting for additional sporty driving expertise.

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