2017 Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport Will be Revealed This December. It is confirmed that 2017 Vauxhall / Opel Insignia Grand Sport will make its debut in 2017. This big hatchback is built based on GM’s Epsilon 2 architecture, and in the UK it is set to compete with Passat and Mondeo. After the official debut, it is possible that this car will be joined by the estate model under the name Insignia Tourer and a rugged version Country Tourer. These cars also will be sold globally under Opel and Buick badges.
2017 Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport Specifications
The New 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport features simple styling and doesn’t get many design improvement. The most noteworthy changes are in the shape and size of the car. The height of the car and the length of the wheelbase is slightly increased, and as a result, the cabin room is more spacious.
Despite the increased dimension, the weight of the 2017 Insignia Grand Sport car is actually decreased by 150 kg to 175 kg hence better performance and fuel efficiency. Furthermore, opposite to other cars that get lighter weight thanks to lightweight materials, Insignia Grand Sport is still capable of featuring high-strength steel in its construction.
|2017 Insignia Dimension||Size|
Thanks to the increased height, the rear passenger will get more head room and taller rear door. Furthermore, more spacious trunk space with at least 565 L capacity is to be expected.
Engine Specifications — 2017 Opel / Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport
The car will be offered in various ranges of engines and outputs. The first one is an upgraded 1.6 L CDTi diesel engine, a replacement for the current 2.0 CDTi engine. The range of outputs offered for this engine is around 136 bhp – 170 bhp.
Another one is 1.6 SIDI turbo petrol engine that belts out an output of 168 bhp. It seems like the manufacturer will also offer two lower powered versions of this petrol engine.
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Due to the fierce competition in this class, a powerful 2.0 L 4-cylinder Turbocharged V6 engine capable of producing 247 bhp will also be offered for the highest end model of Insignia Grand Sport.
Moreover, 8-speed automatic transmission and 6-speed manual transmission will also be offered. The manufacturer claims that the 8-speed automatic transmission will help improving fuel economy.
2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport Price and Release Date
New 2017 Vauxhall Insignia will be revealed by the end of this year, but it will be debuted officially at next year’s Geneva Motor Show that will be held in March 2017. This car is expected to commence sales in the UK in June 2017. And, the pricing will be around £22.000.
|On sale in the UK:||June 2017|
|Engine:||136 bhp 1.6-litre and 247bhp 2.0-litre|
|Transmission:||Front- or all-wheel drive, six-speed manual, eight-speed automatic|
|Dimensions (length/width/height in mm):||4897/1863/1455 mm|
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