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Opel Insignia - The vehicle particulars

Insignia means the emblem and Opel Insignia is a complete family car produced by Opel (German Automaker). The production initially started in the year 2008. It replaced Signum and Vectra. The vehicle has different names, in China it is called as Buick Regal and also in North America. The vehicle initially was supposed to have marketed as Chevrolet Vectra in Chile but now it is sold as Opel Insignia.

Insignia first showed up in Australia in the year 2012 with the tag of an Opel, though after some years the brand withdrew from market. The vehicle is produced in Russelsheim, the Opel plan in Germany.

Specifications of Opel Insignia

In the year 2013, a new series of engines came into existence, some were existing, some were brand new and few tweaked. Familier diesel engines include CDTI ecoFLEX (2.0 CDTI) with output of 120, 140, 160 PS and present one with BiTurbo (195 PS). There also exists an engine that is non ecoFLEX (130 PS) along with the automatic transmission. Petrol engines consist of 1.4 Turbo as well as 1.8 and also the latest 1.6 SIDI turbo engines presented in Cascada with 2.0 SIDI Turbo.

The engines have manual gearbox with six speeds automatic as a choice on either 1.6 or 2.0 turbo engines that run on petrol and with 2.0 CDTI (163 and 195 PS) diesel run engines. Both petrol as well as diesel engines have start and stop systems with exceptions in 2.0 CDTI (130 PS).

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Technical Characteristics of Opel Insignia

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer Unlimited produced by Opel (DE).

Body Type Estate (station wagon; shooting brake) 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1930 Kg
Length 4908 mm
Height 1520 mm
Wheelbase 2737 mm
Front Track 1585 mm
Rear Track 1587 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 70 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System Bosch Motronic fuel injection
Max Power 326HP (239 kW) @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 435Nm @ 5250 rpm
CO2 Emissions 255 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 2792 cc
Bore 89 mm
Stroke 75 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders n/a
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 24
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 8?J x 19 / 8?J x 19
Standard Tyres 245/40 R 19 / 245/40 R 19
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 6 speed manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 6.3 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 16 l/100km
Road 7.9 l/100km
Mixt 10.9 l/100km