New Astra Unveiled

GraemeH

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Dull generic exterior. Hard shiny leather and hard shiny plastic interior.

Pass.
 

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Current Astra is a great looking car; especially the Sport Hatch VXR's and SRi's

This is ok looking but seems to have been made from the Vauxhall parts bin; interiors like a D's but actually not as pretty.
 

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The interior isn't too bland, but that centre console is stolen off something else - I just can't remember what.

And as for the general design - they have simply been stealing Renault's ideas. The current gen Astra has a bit of a sticking out bum, then all of a sudden they have made the new one very rounded and sleek lined with large C Pillars. Really - look at the two of them; the similarities are uncanny.
 

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The interior isn't too bland, but that centre console is stolen off something else - I just can't remember what.

Caddilac CTS?

 

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The interior isn't too bland, but that centre console is stolen off something else - I just can't remember what.
It's most close relative is the Insignia, they're nearly the same.
 
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