Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer Revealed Ahead Of IAA 2015

Posted: Sep 10 2015, 10:28am CDT | by , Updated: Sep 10 2015, 8:47pm CDT, in News | Cars & Vehicles


Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer Revealed Ahead of IAA 2015
  • The Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer has been revealed!

The car was supposed to make its debut at the Frankfurt International Motor Show.

The new Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer has been unveiled before time. Today Vauxhall revealed the car to the world. Vauxhall has promised more interior space.

The new car also supposedly has improved efficiency and reduced weight. The car was originally slated to be released at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. 

The new Vauxhall car has the same dimensions as the previous model. However the five door Astra car has an additional 26mm of front headroom. The car still has an overall length of 4702mm and a width of 1871mm.

Additionally the Astra has 28mm of more rear headroom and an extra 80 litres of luggage space. The rear seats of the new Astra can also be folded down. Similarly the fuel capacity of the Astra has been increased to contain 1630 litres.

The rear hatch of the Astra can be electrically operated. The rear hatch can also be opened and closed by waving a foot below the rear bumper. The weight gain of the Astra sport has also been increased, according to AutoCar.

The car can carry up to 200 kg of weight. The increase in weight holding capacity is due to the General Motors' latest D2 platform. The power out-put of the engine starts from 99bhp and go up to the 198bhp on only 1.6-litre of petrol.

A 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol motor with 148bhp unit has also been added. The Astra Sports Tourer will be available for sale in October 2015. Prices will start from 17,000 pounds. 

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