1.4 Turbo engine unique to the ADAM S
The hot new performance version of the Vauxhall ADAM is revealed at at the Geneva Motor Show. The new ADAM S features a 150PS 1.4 litre Turbo ECOTEC engine with sports tuned suspension, VXR braking system and a distinctive ‘Red ’n Roll’ styling. The new engine is mated to a six speed manual gearbox and takes the ADAM S to a top speed of 137mpg. It also includes dual cam phasing for continuously variable valve timing and a turbocharger integrated within the exhaust manifold for reduced weight and compact packaging. Numerous weight-saving features include a cast iron block with a hollow frame structure, hollow-cast camshafts and a plastic intake manifold. Start/Stop technology is naturally fitted, and the engine already meets the future Euro 6 emission standards.
The final production version will stand out in the crowned with its unique looks with Red ’n Roll design theme. The red body paint is paired with an anthracite grey roof enhanced by a special rear spoiler; the grille brand bar and door mirror caps both feature a sporty carbon-look. The front lip spoiler, side sill moldings and an extended rear bumper cut-out with a visible, bold exhaust tailpipe complete the look. The interior boasts Recaro Performance seats in Morrocana and leather and adopts ADAM S’s unique Red ’n Roll design theme. It consists of a leather pack, including a red leather-trimmed steering wheel, gearshift and handbrake as well as distinctive red and white flashes on the instrument and door panels. Many further refined details allow for more individualisation. The close-to-production ADAM S version also has black rear privacy glass, LED daytime running and rear tail lights, electronic climate control and Vauxhall’s sophisticated IntelliLink system that offers state-of-the-art connectivity and apps.
This infotainment system is fully compatible with latest smartphones using both ANDROID and Apple iOS. It provides USB and Bluetooth connectivity, audio streaming, seven speakers and a seven-inch high-definition colour touch-screen. Vauxhall’s smart IntelliLink system also provides navigation by the BringGo app, as well as the Stitcher and TuneIn apps. The integration of Apple iOS devices into the system enables use of the Siri Eyes Free voice control function. It’s safe and easy-to-use technology which makes ADAM the best connected small car on the market.