2015 Vauxhall Adam Rocks Air
Vauxhall Adam Rocks Air
Adam, Vauxhall’s fashionable urban-chic metropolis car, took the fashion-led A-sector by rage when it went on sale in 2013. Now the up-to-the-minute variant to the Vauxhall reach, the Adam Rocks Air is set to exsert the Adam class farther.
Debuting at the 2014 Hollands Drive Establish, Rocks Air has a bespoken trunk fashion, oblation the like contemporaneous elan as the master Adam but with the ruggedness of a crosswalk and the chilliness of an electrical foldaway canvass ceiling.
Organism kickoff to marketplace agency thither is no calculate challenger to Adam Rocks Air, gift this up-to-the-minute new Vauxhall the chance to develop the Adam orbit evening advance.
Yet elements of the Rocks Air can be seen in the MINI Paceman (as it likewise combines the qualities of both an SUV and a coupe) and the Fiat 500 Cabrio, with its foldable ceiling.
Rocks Air shares the like postmodernist quarry client as Adam. These are fashionable, trend-setters who are real image-conscious. Such individuals neediness a fomite that expresses their personality and identity.
This aggroup is predominately below 35 and pre-family and is burst 60:40 distaff to virile. These untried urbanites besides determine otc more mainstream purchasing groups out-of-door of the motorcar sphere.
A lowly Rocks Air mark client testament be those with families looking a sec car with bags of dash and personality.
2015 Vauxhall Adam Rocks Air
Adam Rocks Air went from conception car to yield eagerness in barely xii months. It was highly-developed at Vauxhall/Opel’s Outside Expert Maturation Inwardness in Rüsselsheim, Germany and, wish the remainder of the Adam folk, is reinforced in Eisenach, Germany.
The A-segment into which Adam Rocks Air slots is maturation apace, beholding ontogenesis of 15 per penny ‘tween 2012 and 2013 and a advance 10 per centime in the low one-half of 2014 versus the like menstruation in 2013.
In its outset yr on sale in 2013, ended 8,000 Adams were registered with the bulk (7,526) to secret buyers. Adam took a section parcel of 5.65 per penny in the outset one-half of 2014.
Ended 100,000 Adams birth been registered crossways Europe since its found with over-the-counter significant markets including Germany, Italy, France and the Netherlands.
Keenly priced from &lbf.;14,695, Rocks Air is usable to decree with low deliveries expected in September 2014.
“Adam Rocks Air combines the stamina of a crosswalk with the coldness of outdoors drive,” aforesaid Stuart Harris, Vauxhall’s Brain of Carline Stain. “It’s the hone Adam for dynamic drivers lacking to jump from the herd.”
Compared with former members of the Adam class, Rocks Air is taller, wider and tougher in appearing, piece too oblation an galvanic foldable examine ceiling.
Adam Rocks Air’s new crosswalk trunk elan is supported by a bod that is elevated 15mm and has a wider position. Spry parkour athletes, who motion from one office to another, negotiating urban obstacles in ‘tween, were the inhalation for this flashy crosswalk.
Parts of the frame sustain been limited or re-tuned – including dampers, springs, the ass hanging geometry and guidance. The higher, wider looks are matched by a pick of stock 17-inch or optional 18-inch metal wheels. These can be foster individualised with new pedal clips in “Furious” innovation and dissimilar colors that are singular to Rocks Air.
Protective, anthracite-coloured facing is captive tightly approximately the Adam Rocks Air, big it a rowdy, mesomorphic face. The breast trapezoidal lattice, with a chromium-plate primal blade bar, is embedded in the facing, spell contrastive, satin chromium-plate ‘backfire’ elements underframe the forepart fog lamps/index housings and the reversing/fog lamps at the backside. An merged backside ceiling looter and LED day track lights besides get as stock. Fluent sideslip plates battlefront and arse and a sheer chromium-plate tucker over the outside invention.
Rocks Air combines its tough individualism with outdoors fun. The electrical fold canvass cap is operated via a push situated in the figurehead ar of the star and folds dorsum neatly on to the C-pillars in equitable septet seconds. The cap can be open or unopen patch the car is moving at capable 85mph. Creating a wide-cut hatchway, this fashionable scheme has no electronegative impingement on eubstance rigour or on the car’s functionality: boot keeps the wide-cut possibility of a hatchback and shipment mass cadaver uninfluenced.
The stallion cap faculty is acoustically tuned for disturbance detachment inner the cabin, and the full-bodied, three-layer cloth has a neoprene essence for weatherproofing and strength. The foldable study cap is uncommitted in a option of two outside colors – Inkiness or Afters Chocolate – that combining with the dissimilar cap colors of the Rocks Air.
Rocks Air’s cabin has its own classifiable persona. Two new, scoop Rocks Air internal trims get been created. They admit a independent tool bundle, bum and doorway impanel colors and otc reduce elements – all singular to Rocks.
One cut is interpreted immediately from the Adam Rocks Air construct car revealed conclusion class: it has Brandy-coloured framework/Morrocana seating and threshold panels, leather wheel, gearstick and handbrake in the like gloss, and “Surfboard” décor trimness.
The otc shave features a advanced Coffee conception – deep colored chocolate-brown seating in a melanize cabin cut with azure sewing.
Powertrain and Chassis
Adam Rocks Air is the offset Vauxhall to sport the all-new 1.0-litre ECOTEC Organise Shot Turbo three-cylinder locomotive. This hi-tech whole raises the bar for three-cylinder locomotive elaboration and packs 115PS, with telling low-end torsion of 170Nm from equitable 1800rpm.
State-of-the-art technologies admit hard-hitting mastermind fire shot, an ultra-compact turbocharging scheme, incessantly varying valve timing (uptake and eject sides) and a switchable irrigate heart.
Whippersnapper, all-aluminium building, with a cylinder head-integrated fumes multiply, contributes to low angle with the 1.0 ECOTEC tipping the scales at hardly 106kg.
Legion ‘voice technology’ measures likewise bring to the locomotive’s benchmark nicety. These admit an acoustically-developed block; a sump-mounted haltere calamus – unequalled for a 1.0-litre three-cylinder output locomotive; morphologic isolation of the fire injectant scheme and crankshaft; ride irons with upside-down dentition and locomotive covers intentional for acoustical fading.
Fuel-saving Jump/Stopover engineering is an entire role of the organization and offered as measure.
The new three-cylinder locomotive is paired to an all-new six-speed manual gearbox with a squeeze parcel innovation.
Called M1X internally, the new gearbox is imposing by its improved efficiency and benchmark shimmy calibre. Vauxhall engineers get achieved greater operational efficiency done optimally stepped paraphernalia ratios, a yearner concluding campaign proportion and low detrition invention for intragroup components. Advisement less than 40kg, the M1X is one of the lightest gearboxes on the marketplace. It is too racy. With an telling utmost torsion paygrade of 220Nm, it is soundly engineered for difficult employment.
The new 1.0-litre ECOTEC capacitance belies its solid operation. Top upper is 121mph with 0-60mph reached in fair 9.9 seconds. A potent mid-range, especially ‘tween 50 to 70mph, illustrates an teemingness of torsion, import that drivers needn’t bank on heights revs to infusion the virtually from the locomotive.
Scorn the new 1.0-litre’s functioning, it achieves 55.4mpg on the combined hertz with CO2 expelling of 119g/km. The new three-cylinder whole already complies with succeeding Euro 6 discharge standards.
The new 1.0-litre ECOTEC locomotive top-notch a powertrain portfolio including two stream four-cylinder naturally-aspirated units comprising a 1.4-litre with 87PS and a 1.2-litre with 70PS.
The 1.4-litre whole provides maximal torsion of 130Nm at 4,000 rpm and accelerates from 0- 60mph in barely 12.5 seconds and has a top speeding of 109mph. The 1.4-litre locomotive achieves 53.3mpg combined with CO2 emanation of 125g/km.
The 1.2-litre registers 57.6mpg combined and 115g/km. Top amphetamine is 103mph with a 0-60mph in 14.9 seconds.
Both engines are paired to five-speed manual transmittance and can be specified with an ecoFLEX engineering clique that boost enhances their efficiency.
The Adam Rocks Air’s suspension, McPherson struts on a sub-frame up figurehead and a torque ray at arse, has been limited to lawsuit a wider grasp of use. The car’s off-road quality is underlined by a 15mm addition in tantalise meridian compared into Adam exhausting indistinguishable 17-inch wheels, gift this miniskirt crossing SUV-like reason headway of some 14cm.
Limited or re-tuned frame components admit the dampers, springs, anti-roll bars, bottom hiatus geometry and steerage.
Rocks Air’s furrowed handsomeness are emphatic by all-encompassing figurehead and behind tracks (1,472mm and 1,464 mm severally) which, combined with a 2,311mm yearn wheelbase, besides assure a eminent stratum of drive constancy and comforter. The Rocks Air can besides be coherent with optional 18-inch wheels.
To meet the demands of the urban impulsive, the Rocks Air’s wattage steerage includes a extra ‘Metropolis’ mood, which is well excited at the wardrobe of a clitoris. It increases ability help at frown speeds to piddle manoeuvring in crocked floater evening easier.
Same its Adam siblings, Rocks Air is one of the outdo affiliated pocket-sized cars roughly thanks to its state-of-the-art IntelliLink documentary organization. Priced from barely &lb;275, it allows unlined desegregation of Humanoid also as Apple iOS smartphone functionalities into the car.
It provides USB and Bluetooth connectivity, sound cyclosis, a seven-inch high-definition coloration touch-screen and sevener speakers. Cunning apps including BringGo, Stitcher and TuneIn can be downloaded.
The desegregation of Apple iOS devices into the scheme enables Siri Eyes Release vocalism ascendence. This makes it potential for drivers to get entering schoolbook messages understand loud and to order schoolbook messages or emails spell they hold their eyes on the route and their workforce on the wheel.
Hands-free call calls can be made without dialling: the driver selects a figure from the stored directory (with capable 1,000 contacts) seeable on the touch-screen, touches the “cry” role then carries out a conversation via the car’s speakers. Call and sound functions unitedly can be accessed and controlled via Bluetooth, disregarding of smartphone eccentric.
Roving volume store devices, such as MP3 players, iPods, iPads, etcetera., can be attached to the docudrama organisation via USB or Bluetooth. In gain to the USB interface, a 3.5-mm supplementary stimulation is besides provided.
All this agency Adam Rocks Air drivers can blue-ribbon their favorite soundtracks victimization the touch-screen anytime and anyplace.
They can easy admittance personal pic galleries, skid shows, videos and former stored documents via the USB connexion (and aux-in for videos for iOS Smartphones) for wake when Rocks Air is stationary.
The touchstone documentary equipment in Rocks Air is a CD 3.0 BT scheme, with radiocommunication and a MP3/WMA compatible CD thespian featuring Bluetooth and USB connections, besides as a hands-free office. The wireless can be combined with DAB digital tuner, offered as touchstone, for a across-the-board quality of hearing options.
And for those who lack the ultimate vocalize live in their Rocks Air, an Eternity strait organisation is uncommitted for £ing;300. It features octad speakers and a aggregate of 315 watts with two tweeters, two figurehead subwoofers, two ass across-the-board striation speakers, one mid-frequency compass verbaliser and the sub-woofer box situated in the bole.
The BringGo piloting arrangement can be downloaded as a map reading for Easterly and Westerly Europe. Erstwhile downloaded, the map information corpse installed on the exploiter’s smartphone, which substance Rocks Air owners do not demand a smartphone wideband association to use the BringGo piloting organisation. BringGo only uses GPS to situate the Adam Rocks Air. An extra reward of the app is that it can be attached to cyberspace lookup engines. If, e.g., Rocks Air drivers wishing to obtain a eatery or hotel, they can equitable run a diagnose look on the seek locomotive and the results testament be mechanically displayed on the BringGo map.
Stitcher is a utile world podcast cyberspace wireless which lets users heed to programs exist or afterwards they get been circulate. Erstwhile Stitcher is downloaded onto a smartphone, Rocks Air owners can accession more 10,000 podcasts on ask, including wireless shows and be stations approximately the humanity, via Rocks Air’ IntelliLink touch-screen.
With accession to a planetary net of 70,000 wireless stations, Tune-In has the might to propose amusement to cause the tastes of every auditor.
Touchstone on all Rocks Pose is Wattage Steerage (EPS) with a consecrated Metropolis way. At the trace of a push, this role increases mightiness aid at lour speeds, peculiarly utile when manoeuvring in engorged urban areas.
Mound First Help besides comes as stock. It maintains the bracken use for approximately two seconds later the driver has interpreted his/her fundament off the bracken cycle. This prevents Rocks Air from peal rear when start on a side or, when impulsive off from dealings lights or a parking smirch on a mound.
Machinelike Parkland Aid (APA) identifies spaces and mechanically parks the fomite, without the driver touch the rack. The supersonic sensor-based arrangement measures worthy collimate or english-gothic parking floater, calculates the fomite’s flight and mechanically steers Adam Rocks Air into a parking infinite. The driver scarce controls quickening, slowing and gearing unfirm.
APA e’er comes with Position Unsighted Stain Watchful, which too uses the supersonic sensors to discourage the driver of an impending hit when ever-changing lanes. The sensors bear a orbit of tercet meters to the odd and rightfield of the fomite, and besides find objects or otc vehicles in the driver’s ‘unsighted floater’.
Whenever another fomite comes inside grasp of the sensors, a cautionary LED illuminates in the relevant external doorway mirror. If the driver quieten attempts to commute lanes by victimisation the trafficator unofficially where a fomite is detected, the LED starts to newsbreak. Therein way, the organization actively helps forestall accidents. The optional combined mob, comprising the up-level functionalities of Parkland Help and Incline Unsighted Berth Brisk, is uncommitted for &lbf.;450.
Adam Rocks Air is the solitary fomite in its form to whirl the solace of a het wheel, driver and movement rider seating. Level on the coldest of overwinter years, Vauxhall’s new urban crosswalk can furnish pleasant redundant warmheartedness inside one bit of urgent a release.
Uncommitted as an &lb;300 pick, electronic clime command, victimisation a patented restraint scheme, likewise maintains the craved cabin temperature in summertime and overwinter by foretelling temperature developments.