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Done, Opel’s sporty name is making a comeback. Originally called GSI, this series is now named GSe, as it has electricity. The German manufacturer is opening the order book for the Opel Astra GSe, a powerful new – and electric – version of its compact sedan. And he takes the opportunity to communicate the price of this model.
Available only in a sedan version at the moment, the Opel Astra GSe has a 225 horsepower rechargeable hybrid engine that consists of a 1.6 PureTech four-cylinder turbo block of 180 horsepower and a 110 horsepower electric block. The maximum torque is set at 360 Nm, while the electric range reaches 64 km thanks to the 12.4 kWh battery. 0 to 100 km/h is shot in 7.5 seconds, and the top speed reaches 235 km/h.
Custom settings and sports appearance
This Opel Astra GSe also benefits from a new modification of its chassis, which is reduced by one centimeter. According to the German manufacturer, the steering, braking and suspension “respond directly to driver input”. The car receives a few design features, such as 18-inch alloy wheels, GSe lettering, unique shields and sports seats in Alcantara.
The base price of the Opel Astra GSe is set at €47,400 in France when it launches in 2023. The Sports Tourer estate version will go on sale later.
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What is the technical sheet of the new Opel Astra GSe?
The Opel Astra GSe has a rechargeable hybrid engine that is made up of a 1.6 PureTech turbo 180 horsepower petrol unit and a 110 horsepower electric unit. Total power is 225 horses with 360 Nm of torque. This allows the Astra GSe to run from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.5 seconds, and reach a top speed of 235 km/h.
What are the different types of compact hybrid sedan?
This Opel Astra GSe has a 12.4 kWh lithium-ion battery. This allows you to enjoy an electric range of 64 km, according to the WLTP certification cycle.
Astra GSe price will come out in 2023?
You’ll have to pay at least €47,400 to get the Opel Astra GSe, when it launches in early 2023. A station wagon version of the Sports Tourer will go on sale later.
€47,400. This is the price of the Opel Astra GSe in France, when it is launched at the beginning of 2023. The compact sports sedan has a 225 hp rechargeable hybrid engine and takes on a unique look for the occasion.