Awards for Opel Models

December 16, 2012 at 9:57 am

Opel is able to make a real sensation and it has repeatedly proved it during 2012, presenting model line, marked by 40 national and international European awards. Among the latest achievements of the brand are the third in a row award «Auto Trophy» for model Ampera, which also received a new stylish and compact ADAM, and in addition the award “Golden Steering Wheel” was given to model Zafira Tourer in the category of minivans. All are topped with a long list of achievements for the year 2012, which opened in the spring with the title of “Car of the Year” for electric car Ampera.

2012 Opel Astra OPC

2012 Opel Astra OPC Photo


No More Electric Opel Adam Model

December 14, 2012 at 9:49 am

Opel has ceased its new projects that aimed for developing an electric version of the compact-car Adam. This information has spread over the media citing the chief engineer Dieter Metz of the new models. The reason for this decision was a very high price of the potential compact car that by the initial idea was supposed to be one of the most affordable models of the manufacturer.

Opel Adam

Opel Adam Electric Model Pic

New Big Opel Crossover in Project till 2015

December 12, 2012 at 9:09 am

Director of the subsidiary company Opel, Karl-Friedrich Strake confirmed that the manufacturer is preparing a new SUV to debut in year 2015. “Opel cannot be content with only one such model as Insignia”, he said. This means that the company needs even more attractive car model to present to the public, therefore this is becoming one f the top projects for the next couple of years of the manufacturer.

2015 Opel Insignia

2015 Opel Insignia Photo

The New Opel Antara Similar to Mokka

December 10, 2012 at 9:44 am

German manufacturer Opel will set to work to create a second-generation crossover Antara, the premiere of which will take place in the next two years. Unlike the current version of the model of Opel Antara, which is often criticized for not having an expressive exterior, the car generation “next” is a stylish and eye-catching design. In the exterior of the crossover will be used stylistic solutions embodied in the form of compact “SUV” of Opel Mokka.

2014 Opel Antara

2014 Opel Antara

Opel Zafira Exterior Design Overview

December 8, 2012 at 9:00 am

The front design of the great and popular minivan Opel Zafia Tourer of the new 2013 year modification was made in the style of the new revolutionary model of Opel Ampera. But expressive “boomerang” front lights and very interesting design of the front side of the car will not become a new official face of the new corporate brand.

2013 Opel Zafira Tourer

2013 Opel Zafira Tourer Photo

Closing of Opel Plant in Bochum

December 6, 2012 at 9:03 am

Opel, a great and one of the most popular German automakers in the world, wants to close its plant in Bochum that specializes on releasing and producing high-quality special transmission systems especially fitted for Opel models. It became known that the closing of the factory will happen quite soon, and more particularly already in the year 2013, however as majority has projected and analyzed – closer to the end of the year.

Opel Insignia Transmission

Opel Insignia Transmission System Photo

Opel Racing Models

December 4, 2012 at 9:05 am

Opel is back in motorsport with two models – the compact-car ADAM, prepared to participate in the rally, and the hatchback Astra OPC, built in accordance with the standards for endurance competitions VLN. Both models will be released at the start of their first races in the following year. Adam compact car meets the requirements of the class R2 of the International Automobile Federation. Rally “Adam” in the ADAC Rally Masters competition will compete for corporate cup ADAC Opel Rally Cup.

2013 Opel Adam

2013 Opel Adam Motorsport Photo