All-new Corsa takes to the ice | Car Talk - Car News Apr 2019

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13:17 Tuesday 30 Apr 2019

The fifth-generation Vauxhall Corsa is edging ever closer to completion as it undergoes the final stages of development.

It has recently completed months of extreme weather testing in Swedish Lapland, just south of the Artic Circle.  Vauxhall’s engineer have used the harsh extremes of the environment to fine tune the Corsa’s handling, electronic stability, traction control and anti-lock brake systems, in temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius on surfaces including ice, snow, slush and asphalt.

The all-new model will benefit from weight savings of more than a tenth compared to the current Corsa, and when it goes on sale later this year will also be the first Corsa to be available as a battery electric vehicle. 

 

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