Pictures from Vauxhall show the new Astra prototype. The heavily camouflaged prototype car has been to both the frozen arctic Swedish Lapland (with temperatures as low as -30 degrees) and the Dudenhofen Test Centre (in Germany) for safety and comfort testing.
The demanding test programme of the All-New Astra is going exceptionally well. The development team – which, by the way, comprises of more female engineers than ever before – has created an uncompromisingly cool new generation of Astra that will thrill our customers.
Said Astra Chief Engineer, Mariella Vogler.
During development we made sure that the new generation Astra will once again offer drivers and passengers a lot of driving fun and comfort. On the one hand, our sophisticated and dynamic design ensures that occupants will always feel safe, even at high speeds on the motorway. On the other, it offers plenty of comfort – even on poor road surfaces – for a relaxed driving experience.
Said says Vauxhall’s head of vehicle dynamics, Andreas Holl.
Vauxhall has released details on its Corsa-e Anniversary Edition celebrating 40 years of its supermini. There will only be 1000 fully electric Corsa-e Anniversary Editions destined for the UK. It will be available in a new “Record Red” metallic paint – inspired by the original Nova with a two-tone black roof, black badging and 17-inch […]
This is the Porsche 911 Turbo reimagined by Singer. The Californian based brand wrote this on their latest media post: Californian luxury brand Singer adds a sports focus to their Turbo Study restoration service. These images show the results, illustrating the breadth of capability enabled by the study and Singer’s collaboration with owners to deliver […]
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