It has been one of the most influential and biggest selling city cars that has ever been made available on the market, it has proven to be a top contending rival for other manufacturers such as Ford with the Fiesta and the Ecosport and even Renault with their very popular selling Clio model. Ladies and Gentlemen we now introduce you to the brand new Corsa model from the Vauxhall brand.
The vehicle was first put on public display just two weeks ago now live from the Paris motor show and we are now pleased to make you aware of the great news that order books for the vehicle have officially opened ahead of the vehicles first set of deliveries arriving at your closest Vauxhall dealership from January of next year. From the details and specifications revealed about the car in Paris and what was confirmed for the vehicle by the brand, we now know that if you are a fan of the previous Corsa model but looking for something new, then the 2015 addition could also be very ideal for you.
A few minor changes have been made to the car with one of the big noteworthy features being its engine line up. If you do love your previous Corsa model though, this addition is certainly worth thinking about. The dimensions of the car are exactly the same as its predecessor and the platform the vehicle runs on has also remained the same. Some brand new alterations made to the suspension system and interior of the car are specialities of next years model as is the brand new engine range to come along with the car.
Both petrol and diesel engines have been confirmed to come along with the Corsa for next year with a 1.2 litre,69 bhp developing entry level unit starting of the range. Both a turbo and non turbo variant of a 1.4 litre petrol engine are also up for grabs. A 1.3 CDTi diesel is also on offer as is an Ecoflex model which focus on better C02 emissions and fuel economy.
The big story as far as the new engine range is concerned though is the welcome addition of a brand new 1.0 litre,three cylinder unit which has been put in use in order to help the brand new city car addition take on other contenders currently on the market with the big opponent coming into play as the Ecoboost engine line up from American firm Ford. The new addition of the 1.0 litre unit is expected to be the biggest seller for the Vauxhall brand.
Take the engine and combine it with the standard fitting of a six speed manual transmission and we see a power deliverance from the car come in at 113 brake horse power overall. A top speed of 121 miles per hour has been confirmed for this variant of the front wheel drive vehicle and in order to make it to this limitation we see a sprint time from a standing start to 62 miles per hour achieved in 10.3 seconds.
There are other changes made to the car in regards to equipment and features that could help it maintain a high profile especially with vehicles such as the Polo from Volkswagen recently receiving added features too. The Excite addition of the new Corsa is the highest trim level made available for the car and it receives some great goodies such as a seven inch colour touch screen,Bluetooth,heated seating,automatic lights, a leather steering wheel and a built in sat nav system which has been confirmed to be controlled by the use of your mobile phone.
Does the 2015 Corsa justify the purchase price?
Prices for the brand new Corsa begin at £8,995 and rise up to £10,995 depending on which variant of the car you decide to spend your money on. The order books on this brand new car are open right now and the first set of deliveries begin in January of next year.