Opel Insignia Grand Sport, Opel’s new reference sedan

21 - 08 - 2017
The German manufacturer’s latest bet, the Opel Insignia Grand Sport, presents itself as the brand’s reference sedan due to its sporty character and it is defined as a more technological, comfortable, dynamic and efficient vehicle.

The new Grand Sport is the outcome of the original Opel Insignia’s renovation, which was launched in 2008 and earned itself a great reputation due to its reliability. The new German sedan represents a step forward in terms of quality, comfort and equipment. A lighter, more dynamic and technologically superior sedan.

“Elegant design, superior connectivity and assistance intelligent systems for the driver”, this is Opel’s description of the new Insignia Grand Sport. Regarding its design, the new Insignia Grand Sport shares features with the current Opel Insignia but with a more aggressive and modern touch. It consists in an elongated bodywork vehicle, 5 doors and a coupé silhouette which combines the sporty lines with elegant and aerodynamic touches. The external dimensions are 57 mm long, reaching up to 4,9 meters long, 7 mm wider and 2,9 cm lower than the original.

One of the most commented aspects has been the use of lighter materials for its construction, as this has provided a 175K savings in comparison to its predecessor, Opel Insignia, allowing a higher dynamism, agility and efficiency.
Opel’s bet counts with a great technological equipment such as the Head Up Display, which allows the driver to always keep the eyes on the road, in addition to the multimedia system, which is compatible with Android and Apple. Furthermore, it also counts with Opel’s entertainment system IntelliLink and Opel OnStar, the German brand’s connectivity function, which provides a Wi-Fi, 4G/LTE access point among other features.

The engine range for the new Opel Insignia Grand Sport includes petrol and diesel engines, as well as four-wheel drive variations, for the range-topping engines (170 y 260 CV).

Procon Systems has carried out the front rails welding lines project for the new Opel Insignia Grand Sport. The project has included the mechanical and electrical engineering of the lines, as well as the full electrical and control installations' project for the Rüsselsheim factory (Germany), where Opel’s new model is manufactured.