Vauxhall has released the first pictures and details of the Astra GTC, a production version of the GTC Paris concept.
Details are very limited, but we can see that the production version has lost the aggressive front fascia, LED fog lights and dual exhaust system, that we saw on the GTC Paris concept.
Different reports suggest that under the bonnet is a turbocharged 2.0-litre engine with close to 290bhp mated to a six-speed manual transmission which sends power to the front wheels via a limited slip differential.
Full details will be released on June 7th, when the order books open. Stay tuned!
Vauxhall announces production version of stunning GTC Paris concept
Luton – These first images of the GTC may show it in a virtual landscape, but as it races down an imaginary road, real test cars are now running final validation drives – that’s right, the Astra GTC is officially a production reality.
And on June 7 – in just six weeks’ time – Vauxhall will reveal full details about the GTC to coincide with its order books opening. Pricing, technology, equipment and powertrains will be laid bare, giving customers the chance to specify their ideal model and place an order early.
The first production version of the Astra GTC will then receive its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 15, with first cars appearing in UK showrooms late autumn this year.
Based on last year’s GTC Paris concept car, the production GTC will feature a 3-door body with dramatic proportions, yet will be capable of carrying five adults. It will feature the very best of Vauxhall’s latest technology, as well as unique chassis features.