New 2012 Vauxhall Insignia BiTurbo

2012 Vauxhall Insignia BiTurbo Diesel 644 New 2012 Vauxhall Insignia BiTurbo

A new model with a more powerful diesel engine of four-cylinder has grounded under the name of Vauxhall Insignia and is sold with the nameplate of Opel in Europe while as the Buick Regal in North America. It gives an output of 195PS at 4000 rpm and a torque of 400 Nm at 1750 or 2500 rpm. The new engine is based on the existing 2.0 CDTi which is used on Opel or Vauxhall models such as the Astra, new Zafira Tourer and the Insignia while in the Insignia BiTurbo, it expands two sequential turbochargers increasing its output by 35PS and the torque by 50Nm.

The smaller one is used at low engine speed to put an end to ‘lag’, which gives about 350 Nm of torque at 1500rpm, while in the middle range both the turbochargers start to work together which gives a torque of 400Nm between 1750 and 2500rpm. It’s from 3000 rpm onwards that all the gases flow to the larger turbo. The power that is added decreases the 0-60 mph by almost one sec-8.2 seconds for the Insignia FWD Hatch. Inspite of the fact that it gives an improved performance, the BiTurbo is more fuel efficient as compared to the single turbo edition which is due to the set of eco features in it. These eco features comprises of a start/stop system with a FWD Hatch which returns a combined amount of 57.6 mpg UK and 48 mpg US which is 2.2 mpg better as compared to the single turbo 2.0 CDTi 160 PS model.

Customers can make a choice from the five-door Hatch and Sports Tourer bodies in Sri Vx-line, Sri and Elite trims which are available with the new model. The price for the new model is ranged from £ 27,12o OTR in UK.


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