The New Opel Astra Gets Electrified

The New Opel Astra Gets Electrified
The New Opel Astra Gets Electrified

German automobile giant Opel has released the first images of the new Opel Astra-e. The brand with the Şimşek logo is preparing to add the all-electric version of the 2022 Golden Steering Wheel Award-winning Astra to its decades-old success story. Opel does not stop there. The new Opel Astra Sports Tourer-e also makes history as the first all-electric station wagon car from a German manufacturer.

By 2028German auto giant Opel has released the first images of the new Opel Astra-e. The brand with the Şimşek logo is preparing to add the all-electric version of the 2022 Golden Steering Wheel Award-winning Astra to its decades-old success story. Continuing to realize its plans to become an all-electric brand in Europe, Opel continues on its way with the fully electric version of Astra after Mokka and Corsa. The Astra, which is full of historical achievements and firsts, will go into mass production for the first time with its new generation.

Opel Astra enthusiasts will thus be able to choose from more engine alternatives than any other model with the lightning logo. In addition to highly efficient internal combustion engines, the Astra and Astra Sports Tourer are also available in electric rechargeable versions, including the top of the line Astra GSe. The battery-electric Astra-e, which can be ordered from the spring of 2023, is aimed to be put on sale in Turkey from the second half of 2023.

“We are continuing our move towards electrification without slowing down”

“The Astra-e and Astra Sports Tourer-e are true pioneers. With the new battery-electric versions of the five-door hatchback and station wagon body types, users can enjoy a comfortable, but more importantly, emission-free drive suitable for daily use. This is exactly what we mean by 'Greenovation' in transportation”, Opel CEO Florian Huettl said, “At the same time, we continue our move to switch to electric without slowing down. "The new Opel Astra-e is an important milestone for us on the path to becoming an all-electric brand in Europe."

Exciting, everyday use, zero emissions

The new Opel Astra-e and Opel Astra Sports Tourer-e promise zero emissions and an exciting driving experience. Like all Astra versions, they stand out not only with their bold and simple designs, but also with their performance. The electric motor delivers 115 kW/156 HP and 270 NM of torque. Thus, from the moment of touching the accelerator pedal, a fast take-off and an impressive acceleration experience is experienced. Also, while many other electric cars are limited to 150 km/h, the new Astra-e has a top speed of 170 km/h. Apart from that, the Astra-e user can choose between three modes, Eco, Normal and Sport, depending on driving preference.

Driving range up to 416 km

The new Astra-e offers an all-electric driving range of up to 416 km according to WLTP. Efficiency-focused engineers managed to achieve an exemplary range with a compact battery size. The new Astra-e consumes only 100 kWh of electricity per 12,7 kilometers. This average consumption makes the new Astra-e not only an excellent and efficient vehicle for everyday use, but also an ideal companion for long journeys. Astra-e can reach 100 percent battery capacity in about 80 minutes at a 30 kW direct current fast charging station. The all-electric Astra is also equipped with a three-phase 11 kW internal charger as standard for the home wall charging station.

Opel Astra e

The living space that sets the class standards

The batteries are placed under the body to create more space. Thus, there is no loss of space for passengers and luggage in the interior. As another advantage, the low position of the battery provides a safe and balanced drive, as in other Opel models.

Electric transportation experience without compromising safety with Astra-e

With ergonomic Active Sports seats combined with various upholstery options, including Alcantara, Astra-e provides Opel-specific high seating comfort. AGR (Healthy Backs Campaign) approved seats offer excellent lateral support and different combinations of manual and electrical adjustments. Thus, the driver feels even more integrated into the vehicle and experiences a unique feeling while driving.

The fully digital Pure Panel with two 10-inch wide screens provides the user with a modern cockpit experience. The new generation intuitive human-machine interface displays important functions such as battery charge status or range, while settings such as climate control can be easily made with the help of a button. With the large IntelliHUD raised display screen and natural voice recognition, the driver can manage functions without taking his eyes off the road. The new IntelliDrive 2.0; In addition to the already offered advanced features such as active lane keeping system with lane centering, advanced blind spot warning system and rear cross traffic alert; It combines features such as semi-autonomous lane change assistant and intelligent speed adaptation system. All these functions, together with the class-leading adaptive IntelliLux LED® Pixel headlights with a total of 168 LED cells, further increase driving safety.

Emotional, exciting and for the first time all electric

With its bold and simple design, the all-electric Astra hits the road with the Opel Vizör brand face, which includes a sporty front bumper design at every equipment level. Diamond-cut 18-inch alloy wheels stand out as another remarkable feature. Opel opens a new page in the compact class with the New Astra-e.

Günceleme: 24/12/2022 16:06

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