Holden's Astra Sportwagon will be heading to Australia to join the Astra Hatch and Sedan as the manufacturer moves away from Australian manufacturing and toward becoming an import-only brand, according to the automaker.
The Australian automobile manufacturer announced that it would cease vehicle and engine production on Oct. 20, 2017.
The incoming Astra Sportwagon boasts a spritely 1.4-litre turbo engine with six-speed automatic transmission and stop/start technology across the range, according to the automaker.
The Astra Sportwagon’s internal storage contains over 61 cubic inches, and it also features a full suite of active safety technology including Auto Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision Alert in addition to a Rear View Camera.
Other technologies available on the Astra Sportwagon include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, hands-free power tailgate and passive entry/push-button start.
Astra Sportwagon will be the thirteenth new vehicle to be launched since Holden announced it will introduce 24 new models by 2020. Holden’s new model onslaught also includes a further three vehicles confirmed; Equinox, Acadia and the next-generation Commodore.