From December 15, all official Opel dealers will start accepting orders for the long-awaited Opel Insignia — «Best Car of 2009». The price of the model is 670,000 — 1,322,500 rubles. The car will be presented in three versions: sedan, hatchback and station wagon.
A large number of innovative systems, such as the Opel Eye electronic assistant, the intelligent FlexRide suspension and Adaptive Forward Lightning headlights, can complement the basic equipment of the Opel Insignia.
The manufacturer notes that the novelty is distinguished by particularly good aerodynamics (drag coefficient Cd = 0.27), which is also improved by the external design of the model: a streamlined body, a sporty roofline, the corners of the front bumper, the edge of the spoiler installed on the trunk lid, the shape of the exterior mirrors with a fender-like profile and a rear suspension lower control arm profile, as well as a high-quality interior that echoes the exterior design of the car with the same smooth yet crisp lines.
Opel Insignia is equipped with one of nine engines, each of which complies with Euro 5 environmental standards. The range of gasoline engines is represented by 5 units — from an economical 115-horsepower 4-cylinder to a 260-horsepower V-shaped «six». Four state-of-the-art direct injection diesel units have been specially developed for the Insignia. They will appear on the Russian market in the second half of the year. Depending on the degree of boost, diesel engines deliver between 110 and 190 hp, with a torque of 260 to 400 Nm.
The car will be presented in 4 versions: Essentia — «entry level». The interior is upholstered in Jet Black fabric with a soothing, classic maze pattern. Extensive list of basic equipment.
Two seat upholstery options are available for the Elegance version: Jet Black and Light Neutral. Leather seats are available as an option (dark or light). The base equipment of Elegance includes systems such as single-zone climate control and cruise control. Unlike the Essentia version, the Insignia Elegance is fitted with 17-inch wheels with 225/55 tires.
In the Sport version, the Piano Black interior trim contrasts black with silver for a sophisticated interior. The sports seats have length-adjustable cushions. The basic equipment includes a sports steering wheel and aluminum alloy pedals. The main difference between the Sport version is the «sport» chassis (it is 15 mm lower than the chassis of other Insignia versions), the adaptive FlexRide suspension, 18 «aluminum wheels with 245/55 tires and the power steering, the gain of which depends on the speed of travel. car.
At the top of the Insignia range is the Cosmo version, which offers two seat upholstery options: Jet Black and Light Neutral. The interior is finished in Avenue fabric (soft flock) combined with Morrocana leather. Kibo Wood decorative elements take a new approach to classic wood finishes. Leather seats are available as an option (black or light Neutral). On the «top» version of the Insignia, the basic equipment is: a dual-zone climate control system, power windows for the rear windows, an electric parking brake, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and 18 «alloy wheels with 245/45 tires.