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Vauxhall Cascada is fully revealed

17 Oct , 2012  

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Vauxhall today fully revealed its upcoming full size convertible, it will place them into a sector it hasnt occupied since the 1930s!

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Here is the meat of the release:

  • New 1.6 Turbo engine (Vauxhall MGE – Mid-Size Gasoline Engine)170PS and 280Nm of torque
  • 1.4 Turbo engine producing 140PS and 220NM with overboost
  • 2.0 CDTi engine producing 165PS and 380Nm with overboost
  • More powerful versions will be released in the future
  • Seamless fabric roof – insulated with superior acoustics
  • 17 seconds to retract the roof, at speed upto 30MPH
  • HiPerStrut suspension taken from the VXR Insignia
  • Very rigid body
  • 4697mm long and 1840mm wide
  • Front and Rear LED lights incl DRL’s
  • 280 litres of boot space with the roof down, 350 with the roof up
  • 50:50 split fold rear seats
  • Electronic Parking brake standard across the range
  • FlexRide chassis control as standard
  • 18 – 202 wheels as options
  • 326mm Discs up front and 325mm at the rear
  • High strengh bars are pyrotechnically deployed in the event of a roll over
  • Options include: Front Camera System, Traffic Sign Recognition, Lane Departure Warning, Following Distance Indication and Forward Collision Alert; rear-view camera; heated steering wheel; Hill Start Assist; Side Blind Spot Alert
  • Pricing is yet to be announced
  • Deliveries will start March 2013

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