• Following the launch of the New Vauxhall Astra hatchback in September, Vauxhall has today unveiled the estate model, the All-New Astra Sports Tourer. The new model will be available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain right from launch, making it Vauxhall’s first electrified estate.

    The new Sports Tourer  measures 4,642mm long, 1,860mm wide and 1,480mm tall, and with a loading height of 600mm The overall length is 60mm shorter compared to the previous generation Astra Tourer, thanks to the short front overhang, and features a 57mm longer wheelbase compared to the All-new Astra hatchback, at 2,732mm.

    The Astra Sports Tourer will be available with plug-in hybrid technology that produces up to a combined 225PS. In addition to plug-in hybrid versions, the Astra Sports Tourer will be available with highly efficient petrol and diesel engines. Power ranges from 110PS to 130PS across the petrol and diesel variants. A six-speed gearbox is standard on the petrol and diesel power units, while plug-in hybrid variants come standard with Vauxhall’s eight-speed automatic.

    Vauxhall will open the order books for the All-new Astra Sports Tourer early next year. The first customers will take delivery of their cars in early summer 2022. Further details including UK pricing and specification will be announced at the on sale date.

 

  • Dacia has confirmed pricing and specifications for its s 7-seater family car, the All-New Dacia Jogger. 

    At launch, the All-New Jogger will be powered by Dacia’s brand new TCe 110 turbocharged petrol engine, delivering both willing performance, excellent fuel economy and reduced emissions thanks to several technical innovations.

    The Jogger will be available exclusively with 7-seats and in three trim levels – Essential, Comfort, and Extreme SE. All versions are equipped with air conditioning, cruise control, and rear parking sensors as standard across the range. In the interests of keeping things simple for customers, the All-New Jogger is offered with just two options – metallic paint and a spare wheel.

    The All-New Dacia Jogger is available to pre-order online now, with first deliveries expected in the first half of 2022.