2013 Vauxhall Cascada
2013 Vauxhall Cascada will come with several engine options. The entry-level come with 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which produce 138 hp (103 kW) and 162 lb-ft (219 Nm). The diesel model will features a 2.0-liter CDTi with 163 hp (121 kW) and 280 lb-ft (379 Nm) and a possible 2.0-liter BiTurbo diesel that generates 192 hp (143 kW) and 295 lb-ft (220 kW). Drive is sent to the front wheels only, via a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.
Finally, the top-level engine in the Cascada lineup is 1.6-liter SIDI ECOTEC turbocharged gasoline engine with 168 hp (125 kW) and 206 lb-ft (279 Nm). This engine will be connected only to a six-speed automatic transmission.
For body design, Cascada will offers four-seater convertible model which has 4,697 mm 184.9 (inches) long and a width of (74.2 inches). Vauxhall offers up 10 different choices of body color and three different top colors. To help you further customize your Cascada, you can choose from a collection of various rims, ranging from 18 inches to 20 inches in diameter.
The Vauxhall Cascada soft-top roof is fully automatic and takes just 17 seconds to go up or down, even at speeds of up to 31 mph
On the interior, this model will features either standard or available, electric seat belt pretensioners, Nappa leather trim, heating and ventilation systems for the seats, generous space for four adults, electric adjustment of the seats, plus a host of active and passive safety features including camera monitoring systems, blind-spot warning, park and hill assist, and numerous airbags.
In terms of safety, Vauxhall did not cheap out on us. It will fit the Cascada with pyrotechnic-activated rollover bars, a high-strength steel passenger cell, diagonally mounted high-strength door-reinforcement beams, and press-hardened steel A-pillars.
The new 2013 Vauxhall Cascada will go on sale in Europe market in the spring or in March 2013 and will eventually make its way into Buick showrooms. The automaker has not yet announced the pricing detail, but we estimate that this model will be priced around £26,000 or about $41,984 at the current exchange rate.