M it ties in with the comeback of the GSi label Opel has a long tradition. The new Opel Insignia in the sedan version with the sporty GSi trim has already been officially presented. This is sorted between the series models and an upcoming OPC variant.
Petrol or diesel in a sporty station wagon
The GSi features will also be available in the Insignia Kombi Sports Tourer in the future . The drive is the same in station wagon and sedan. Here as there, a two-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine with turbocharging provides propulsion. It has a maximum output of 260 hp and provides up to 400 Nm of torque. The petrol engine goes from zero to 100 km /h and a maximum of 245 km /h in 7.5 seconds. Opel specifies the standard consumption as 8.7 liters super /100 km (199 g CO2 /km). Alternatively, Opel offers a 210 hp twin-turbo diesel that sends 480 Newton meters to all four wheels. The diesel GSi accelerates from zero to 100 km /h in 7.9 seconds and has a top speed of 231 km /h. The consumption is 7.3 liters in the papers (192 g CO2 /km).
All-wheel drive with torque vectoring
All-wheel drive is standard on the GSi. Instead of a differential, two multi-plate clutches distribute the power between the rear wheels; This enables torque vectoring, which enables more stable and agile driving behavior.
The GSi standard is also a sporty, electro-mechanical FlexRide chassis that can adjust the dampers according to the road and driving style. The steering has also been retuned. The automatic can also be switched by paddles. In addition to the Tour and Sport modes for chassis and steering, the GSi driver has a competition mode available that switches off traction control and allows the ESP to react more tolerantly. The four-piston brakes behind the 20-inch wheels come from Brembo.
Sports seats and 1,665 liters of cargo space
Visually, like the sedan, the Opel Insignia GSi Kombi has new aprons Front and rear in scene. The front air inlets have chrome frames. The rear apron looks like a diffuser and shows two chrome-framed tailpipes. The indicated air outlets on the sides are equipped with reflectors. A large roof spoiler extends over the rear window. The trunk has a volume of 560 to 1,665 liters.
The interior is valued by a black headliner, sports seats with integratedHeadrest a sports steering wheel and aluminum pedals. The GSi label has a sporting tradition at Opel, which began in 1984 with the Manta B and took a five-year break in 2012 with the Corsa GSi. The best-known GSi is probably the E-Kadett 2.0 16V, whose two-liter four-valve engine developed 150 hp.
The new Opel Insignia GSI in the Sports Tourer version with the 210 hp diesel under the hood is now available Prices from 46,595 euros. The corresponding Grand Sport sedan is 1,000 euros cheaper. If you choose the 260 hp turbo gasoline engine, the entry-level price for the station wagon is 48,800 euros, and the corresponding sedan is 1,000 euros cheaper here as well.