Vauxhall Insignia 'comes of age'

Vauxhall Insignia 'comes of age'

The Vauxhall Insignia has "come of age" in its latest incarnation which has now gone on sale.

That's according to the car maker's chairman and managing director Duncan Aldred, who said the new Insignia range embodies Vauxhall's values of "powerful design, innovative technology, terrific value and driving pleasure".

Customers will take first deliveries of the new Insignia in October following its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

It is available as a five-door hatch, four-door saloon or sports tourer estate, with prices starting at £16,279.

Buyers can also choose from four new engines, ranging from an economical 99g/km 140PS 2.0 CDTi to a 250PS 2.0 SIDI turbo petrol.

Inside, the Insignia boasts a new infotainment system which is fully smartphone compatible and includes Bluetooth-operated internet connectivity, an eight-inch touchscreen and 3D navigation and voice control.

"The Insignia's become a design classic in its class, and I'm confident that the new range will appeal to both existing customers as well as those who would never have considered buying a Vauxhall before," Aldred added.

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