Estate car leader keeps up pressure
VAUXHALL keeps up the pressure on rivals with its twin turbo diesel Astra BiTurbo fivedoor hatch and estate, from £24,095 and £25,110.
The 2-litre engine – introduced this year in the Insignia – gives 192bhp and 295 lb ft, 55.4mpg (combined) and 134g/km CO2.
Orders opened this week for late 2012 delivery.
Top speed exceeds 135mph and the 0-60mph time is inside eight seconds – making the estate a class leader.