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    Any word on high end diesel coming?

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    Insignia V6 Diesel programme has been cancelled for good.

    The high end diesel will be the 2.0 Twin Turbo. Released in August this year in the Astra GSi 5dr in 190PS/295lb/ft guise.

    Insignia gets a higher power/torque version of the Twin Turbo mid 2011.

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    same engine as Sabb 93 TTID 180?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick View Post
    Insignia V6 Diesel programme has been cancelled for good.


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    Last edited by ian_c; 21st March 2010 at 17:34.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andwat View Post
    same engine as Sabb 93 TTID 180?
    No, Saab TTID is a 1.9. Insignia's will be a 2.0 Twin turbo diesel. As Maverick said above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ian_c View Post
    sh2t
    It's all about emissions, Ian. Word has it that the V6 petrol is being dropped in the Insignia (except for the VXR).

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    Quote Originally Posted by john_k_sri View Post
    It's all about emissions, Ian. Word has it that the V6 petrol is being dropped in the Insignia (except for the VXR).
    think Maverick said something about the VXR maybe going 4 cylinder. Hope I misread that and that you are right though.

    Gazza4

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    Quote Originally Posted by andwat View Post
    same engine as Sabb 93 TTID 180?
    It's a development of the 1.9 TTiD. Just like the 2.0 CDTi 160 is a development of the 1.9 CDTi 150.

    The TT has been delayed as Opel/Vauxhall decided that there was not enough difference between this and the 160. So they have put the engine through further development for the Insignia application. 200PS and 320lb/ft are the figures rumoured.

    Astra J GSi will get it in the 190PS/295lb/ft form. As will Zafira C when it comes out in 2011.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    think Maverick said something about the VXR maybe going 4 cylinder. Hope I misread that and that you are right though.

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    VXR will now stay V6, it will eventually be the only V6 in the Insignia range.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick View Post
    VXR will now stay V6, it will eventually be the only V6 in the Insignia range.
    That's not definite (all V6's except VXR being dropped). Quite likely, tho.

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