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Opel Vectra

Opel Vectra


The new Vectra Opel opens a spectacular new chapter in the successful history of the company in the mid-size segment. The model range is a completely new, fully oriented to the comfort of the driver design, pioneering technology especially with more interior space and a high level of comfort.

Production of the new model starts January 7, 2002 in the most modern plant in the world for cars in Rüsselsheim. Initially, the new model in the Opel mid-size class is offered in sedan (four doors) with a four-cylinder ECOTEC engine with maximum power of 74kW/100 hp up to 108 kW/147 hp (For petrol) and 74 kW/100 hp up to 92 kW/125 hp (For diesel).

Opel will offer for the first time Vectra five-speed automatic transmission with Active Select feature mechanical gear. At the end of the year, the new sedan will be joined by sports Vectra GTS, which will offer a 3.2-liter six-cylinder engine with maximum power 155 kW/211 hp

Similar to #8220;coupe#8221; version GTS will be the most powerful ever created Vectra with a maximum torque of 300 Nm and a top speed of 248 km / h As the new Vectra sedan and sporty GTS version will be sent to the traditional, but also completely new customers of Opel. One of the most important features of the new Vectra#8217;s innovation system chassis IDS (Interactive Driving System).

The new IDS system approved advanced chassis control functions and safety of the individual chassis components. It mainly consists of McPherson front suspension and multilink rear suspension new, both with aluminum components to reduce weight.

In addition to this there electrohydraulic power steering and ABS with quadraphonic Brake Control Cornering CBC (Cornering Brake Control ) and electronic brake force distribution EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution) with Brake Assist system. The result is outstanding driving dynamics, greater safety and comfort of first-class chassis.

A very important feature of the third-generation Vectra, which provides even greater stability of the car on the road is a serial ESPPlus system.

Opel Vectra 2008

Unlike conventional ESP systems that prevent #8220;serving#8221; the car by applying the brakes only inner rear wheel to turn, ESPPlus increases stability by acting on the car brakes on three wheels.

Thus, regulation of vehicle stability is much more progressive and effective. The body of the new Opel model meets the highest standards in its class in terms of stability, safety, comfort and quality thanks to the use of lightweight and high-quality materials such as boron alloy steel, steel and steel alloys with increased resistance as magnesium and aluminum.

Therefore, compared with the previous model, the resistance to twisting of the body is greater by 74% to 18,000 Nm per degree, and the impact resistance is increased by 62%. Steady, remarkable design of the new Vectra is a model for future models of Opel. Its sleek silhouette enhances its larger size.

Due to the increased wheelbase of 2.70 meters (63 mm long), wider track and a high roof, the new model has much more interior space than its predecessor.

Aerodynamics (drag coefficient of 0.28) and improved noise-making equipment new Vectra very quiet both inside and outside.

Vectra ambitions are reflected in its design, selection of materials for interior and variety of equipment that aims to improve the comfort and safety of the driver and passengers. For example, the new Vectra features a completely new control system intelligent electronic climate control with auto air quality, a wide range of communication and entertainment, eight ways to rugulirane front seats, a system for monitoring tire pressure, rain sensor and facilitator parking #8220;Park Pilot#8221;.

Additional equipment for comfort, the package of passive safety equipment includes standard front and side airbags and full-size curtain airbags, Opel#8217;s patented system for disconnecting the pedals in the event of a frontal collision and further improved active headrests, protecting against injury from whiplash .

Vectra owners will also benefit from the minimum operating cost of the new model. Opel is paying special attention to areas such as strict quality control in factories, ease of repair and construction of car insurance to achieve moderate classification.

These tools are supported by a two year warranty unlimited mileage, a comprehensive body plating (12-year warranty against perforation) and extended service intervals for inspection (24 mesetsa/30, 000 km for petrol engines; mesetsa/50 24, 000 km for diesel) .

In the new model year for the Vectra sedan with an engine 1.8 ECOTEC (122 hp) will be offering sports transmission, resulting in elasticity will be greatly improved. For instance, accelerating from 80 to 120 km / h in fifth gear speed will now become just 15.5 seconds (compared to the previous 19).

Opel Vectra 2006 Combi

The maximum speed of the Vectra 1.8 increases up to 205 km / h (before 203 km / h). The next year, the new Vectra range will be expanded with the introduction of two additional versions of the coupe #8211; Vectra Station Wagon (Estate) and Signum.

The new Signum, Opel starts a new path as a continued expansion of the new Vectra. With its unique design, great versatility in the back seat. exceptional equipment and pioneering new technologies, Opel Signum breaks conventional boundaries of the segment and became the founder of an entirely new market class.

The new model will be manufactured in the factory in Rüsselsheim #8211; the most modern car factory in the world #8211; and will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2003, and its sales will start shortly thereafter.

Opel Vectra 2003 #8211; 2008

Opel Vectra

In the new Opel Vectra has enough space for the whole family. Opel Vectra C e produced between 2003 and 2008. The car was available as a sedan, hatchback or station wagon. This car received a facelift in 2005.

Currently Vectra C model was replaced with the new Opel Insignia. Opel Vectra C has a strong attraction. 1.9-liter turbo diesel engine, delivering 150 horsepower has a very good balance between acceleration and fuel consumption.

Opel Vectra C has a better driving comfort than its predecessor. Driving, however, does not give enough feedback to the driver, especially twisted roads or bad weather. The brakes on the Opel Vectra C, are excellent.

The new Vectra is s well-insulated cabin. You will hardly hear noises coming from outside. Even the sound of the engine remain in the background until it is forced at high speed.

Opel Vectra 2006 interior

Opel Vectra C has a very competitive price. Running costs are reasonable, and residual values are much better than the Ford Mondeo. Internal parts and elements of the new Vectra is made of much better quality and materials than its predecessor, styling and design from the main team Audi.

Soft and comfortable seats and control are facilitated in the foreground.

All controls, switches and buttons to move precisely and accurately. Opel, mostly has a good reputation for reliability, so no need to be afraid of persistent failure. Unlike the old model, the new Vectra is any adjustment on the steering wheel and seat. Unfortunately, large rear pillars restrict visibility.

The most important thing about this car is that it is much more spacious.

Opel Vectra C is a true five-seater car handy. However, it should be known that higher adult will have mild limitations in the rear. Big rack coincides with the class of great leaders. Front side airbags and curtain airbags are standard.

Moreover, the new Vectra is a pedal release system, headrests against anti-whiplash and most advanced braking system.

It has comprehensive security features, but they may not be sufficient to professional car thieves. All modifications to Opel Vectra C, are much better trained and equipped than their predecessors, and some leading contenders.

All modifications and engines for Opel Vectra from the start of production until now

1988 #8211; 1990

Vectra 1.8 S #8211; 4 door / Sedan 88 hp Automatic transmission

Vectra 1.8 S #8211; 5 door / hatchback 88 hp Automatic transmission

Vectra 1.8 S #8211; 4 door / Sedan 88 hp Manual

Vectra 1.8 S #8211; 5 door / hatchback 88 hp Manual

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