Vauxhall has introduced the new 2013 Insignia Country Tourer based on the Sports Tourer model. It comes with and AWD system, higher ground clearance and tougher design. The new car will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September.

2013 Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer is powered by a 2.0 liter BiTurbo CDTi with 195HP (143 kW) and 400Nm (296 lb-ft) of torque. There is also a 2.0 liter CDTi with 165HP (121 kW) and 380Nm (281 lb-ft) with a choice of 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic gearbox. The powerful 2.0 BiTurbo CDTi available in automatic only.

The electronically controlled 4x4 drivetrain incorporates a high-quality clutch, operating on Haldex principles, and an electronic limited-slip differential to ensure superb traction on both paved and unpaved surfaces. It constantly adapts to the prevailing road conditions, and can vary torque distribution seamlessly between the front and rear axles, as well as between the rear wheels, even before a wheel begins to slip.

"The Insignia Country Tourer is perfect for a winter holiday, on snowy roads, or simply when the going gets tough. Even on urban roads its robust looks give it strong stand-out appeal." commented Stuart Harris, Vauxhall's Head of Carline Brand.

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Source: Vauxhall