Opel will offer five models by early 2012 with a newly developed gas car drives. The dual-mode engines run with either liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or gasoline and meet the Euro-5 emissions standard, said company spokesman Manfred Daun. The beginning of Opel Corsa ecoFLEX makes that now can be ordered as an LPG version and costs a minimum of 14 630 €. Will follow in the coming months, LPG versions of the Meriva, Astra, Zafira and Insignia Tourer, said Daun. The cars come in gas mode to fall to 15 percent less CO2 than comparable gasoline engines and fuel costs by around 40 percent, Opel promises.
Opel Astra LPG: 83 hp in the LPG business
The bivalent drive in the LPG Opel Corsa has 1.2 liters displacement. In gas operation, according to the manufacturer, he makes 83 hp and uses an average of 6.8 liters LPG. This corresponds to CO2 emissions of 110 g / km. The fuel consumption is 5.5 liters (CO2 emissions: 129 g / km). It is shifted manually with five gears. In about 14 seconds faster, the Corsa ecoFLEX LPG to 100 km, a maximum of 168 km / h possible.
In the Meriva, Astra, Zafira and Insignia Tourer is the LPG drive based on a 1.4-liter turbo gasoline engine, Opel announced. Output and consumption of the manufacturers did not have any information. All new LPG models should come with full fuel and gas tank at least 1100 kilometers without the need to pump
Written by: Luthfi Bachrun