Opel will abandon Ampera hybrid

January 4, 2015 at 4:09 pm

Opel is going to abandon the production of the hybrid model Ampera, at one time won the honorary title of “Car of the Year 2012″. Ampera is a visually changed version of Chevrolet Volt, which represent a new generation in 2016, after which the German version will be liquidated.
The decision to withdraw Ampera from the assembly line is due to low demand for the model, which went on sale in 2011. Last year it was sold 3000 184 hybrid, this is 40 percent lower than a year earlier. In the first five months of this year Ampera purchased 332 people – 67 percent less than the same period 2013th.

Opel Ampera hybrid pics

Opel Ampera hybrid image

The new Opel Corsa OPC will receive a 210-hp engine

January 2, 2015 at 4:05 pm

Opel automaker Company has shown how you can add a sporty look to the updated hatchback Opel Corsa. The Germans introduced proprietary package of external and internal stylistic additions OPC Line.
Set OPC Line for the new “Corsa” includes an outer body kit, which includes front and rear spoilers and side skirts extended. In addition to the hatchback appeared black insert and chrome exhaust pipe is finished.
For interior provides more steering wheels with “cut-off” rim, selector gearbox covered with leather and sports aluminum foot pedals.

From a technical point of view, everything remains the same as in standard Corsa. Recall that, in the European markets is represented hatchback’s gamma motor petrol engines with and without turbo, volumes from 1.0 to 1.4 liters capacity from 69 to 115 horsepower.

Opel Corsa pics

Opel Corsa picture