Originally launched in late 2008 as a replacement for the archetypal repmobile, the largely unloved Vectra, the Insignia was lorded with the prestigious European Car of the Year award in its first full year
of production in 2009.
5 years later Opel/ Vauxhall have tweaked this still elegant Upper-Medium sector vehicle inside and out If early success is any guide, Opel/Vauxhalls’ Insignia has turned into an outright winner for its creators.
Not only did it climb into the UK’s top ten best selling model league table during the first year of its model life, with 36,233 UK sales that year, it also dethroned Ford’s Mondeo as Britain’s top-selling Upper-Medium sector car in its debut year.
With some 167,000 UK sales since launch, Britain
remains Insignia’s biggest European market.
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