When did the Opel Astra win Car of the Year?

The Kadett and Astra in South Africa won the title of ‘Car of the Year’ in two consecutive years (1994 and 1995) even though they were versions of the same car. South African nomenclature was denoted in centilitres, so the Astra and Kadett ranges featured 140, 160i, 180i and 200i models.

When was the Opel Astra withdrawn from Mexico?

The Chevrolet Astra was withdrawn from Mexico in 2008 as a result of the withdrawal of Opel products from the brand, replaced by the Chevrolet Cruze sedan for the 2010 model year. A first for any major European car is the availability of digital radio on some versions of the new Astra, while for the Astra product class first are electronically

What’s the difference between Opel Astra K and Astra J?

Opel Astra 1.6 BiTurbo CDTI ecoFLEX Innovation Sports Tourer (Germany) Interior. Opel launched a brand new Astra at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2015. The Astra K is smaller (5 cm), and lighter (up to 200 kg) compared to Astra J.

Where does Opel make the Astra saloon and caravan?

The manufacturing of the Astra saloon and Caravan continued at Opel’s Gliwice plant in Poland after the debut of the next-generation Astra H, with the older model being branded as Astra Classic in a similar fashion to its predecessor, catering to the lower end of the market.

What kind of horsepower does the Opel Astra have?

The German brand does confirm the 2022 Astra will be available with a choice of gasoline and diesel units with output varying from 110 hp (81 kW) to 225 hp (165 kW). For the very first time, a plug-in hybrid setup will be available and will come in two configurations.

Where was the second generation Opel Astra made?

The second-generation Astra was manufactured in Brazil. Beginning in March 1995, the Astra sedan was assembled in Indonesia where it was marketed as the “Opel Optima”. The name had to be changed since PT Astra was Toyota’s long operating local partner in Indonesia.

What kind of engine does the Astra Xtreme have?

The Astra Xtreme, a concept car presented at the 2001 Geneva motor show, was a single-production V8 -powered Astra based on the G-series Astra DTM. Like the DTM racing car, it featured a 4.0 litres (240 cu in) V8 engine, producing 444 hp (331 kW), gull-wing doors supported by gas struts, carbon fiber panels]

What kind of body styles did Vauxhall Astra have?

There were three body styles for the first generation Astra: hatchback, saloon, and estate, all available with two or four side doors. The saloons were styled exactly like the hatchbacks, except for a different rear window above a boot lid; from the side they looked almost indistinguishable from the hatchback, with no protruding notch at the rear.

When did Bertone build the Vauxhall Astra Cabriolet?

Bertone built 6,764 cabriolets from 1987 to 1993. These came as 1.6 (with 82 bhp (61 kW)) and 2-litre (115 bhp (86 kW)) GTEs, the latter available with powered roof and electric windows. These cars are praised for their shake-free shells and their looks.

When was the Opel Astra discontinued in Australia?

It is branded as the Vauxhall Astra in the United Kingdom and the Buick Excelle XT in China. The Holden Astra was discontinued in Australia and New Zealand in 2009, because exchange rates made importing Opel cars uncompetitive, and was replaced by the Holden Cruze.