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The new Vauxhall Insignia will launch at the British International Motor
Show at ExCel from July 23rd.

Available as a saloon and a hatchback, the Insignia will have five
engines options at launch. All meet the Euro 5 emissions standard and
come with either manual or automatic six-speed transmissions. The three
petrol engines range from a four-cylinder 140PS unit to a V6 with 260PS.
Two new 2.0-litre direct-injection diesel engines will be offered with
power outputs of either 130PS or 160PS.

Andy Gilson, marketing director at Vauxhall Motors, says: "The Insignia
is one of our most ambitious projects to date, and we will be revealing
the full extent of our technological progress when the car is officially
launched at the British International Motor Show in London."

Mark Adams, vice president of design within GM Europe, said: "The
Insignia is muscular, but lithe and curvaceous. Our aim was to develop a
confident look which reinforced the car’s superb driving dynamics, but
also one that made it clear that this was a premium product, albeit
still at a highly competitive price in its class."

One feature which will attract attention is the Adaptive Forward
Lighting (AFL) system which will adjust headlamp beams to adapt to
driving conditions.


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