The new Opel Zafira will be built on the platform of Peugeot

April 29, 2015 at 12:02 pm

The company intends to present Opel Zafira minivan new generation in 2016. According to the publication L’Automobile, novelty is constructed on a modular chassis EMP2 group PSA Peugeot Citroen. The same platform will form the basis successor Peugeot 3008.
Overall length of the new-generation minivan will be 4.55 meters. The publication notes that in the case of the Opel Zafira will do the same as Renault did with the Espace – add minivan Terrain features.

Opel Zafira picture

Opel Zafira pics


Opel teach lights adjust to the driver’s view

April 26, 2015 at 5:56 pm

Opel has told about the Adaptive Forward Lighting of the new generation, which in the future may replace the function AFL +, used on the machines of the brand now. The novelty will allow adjusting the direction of the beam under the driver’s view.
Development of a new technology together with Opel deals Darmstadt University of Technology. Initially the system used a simple webcam, which is scanned in relief of the face and on the basis of these data is determined by the direction of view of the driver. Then electronics gave optics the signal, which changes the direction of the beam. However, the scheme required improvements, as rendering all necessary operation takes too much time.

eye tracking headlight picture

eye tracking headlight pics

Opel Vivaro subjected to crash tests

April 19, 2015 at 5:45 pm

According to the results of crash tests EuroNCAP, passenger vans Renault Trafic and Opel Vivaro scored just three stars out of five possible. When hitting the front deformable barrier with partial overlap, at a speed of 64 km / h security model front riders only 52%. Namely, the driver turned out to be insufficiently protected feet (orange color in the diagram), while the front passenger – not sufficiently protected the chest and left hip and very – weakly (brown color).

Opel Vivaro EuroNCAP picture

Opel Vivaro EuroNCAP pics

The new Opel Corsa has got the best gas version

April 15, 2015 at 6:02 pm

The company said that the wallets of car owners in the LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), “lose weight” two times slower than the petrol car owners; the second advantage of the new Corsa gas is its attractive price tag.

Opel Corsa 2015 picture

Opel Corsa 2015 pics

Opel Adam S hatchback has received all-terrain version

April 12, 2015 at 3:21 pm

Opel has unveiled the all-terrain version of Adam S.
Novelty called Adam Rocks S and will be officially presented at the motor show in Amsterdam, which starts April 17th.
Under the hood, the small crossover is set 1.4-liter ECOTEC gasoline engine with a turbocharger.

Opel Adam S picture

Opel Adam S pics

Opel called price of the compact hatchback Karl

April 9, 2015 at 3:15 pm

At the Motor Show in Geneva Opel presented the most compact and affordable model – hatchback Karl. Cost of a novelty in Europe will be 9,500 euros.
The car is available in five-door body. Opel KARL length is only 3.68 meters. At the same time hatchback record for its class trunk – in the decomposition of folding back a number of its volume is 940 liters. Order car can be in three finishes to choose from and 10 body color.

Opel Karl picture

Opel Karl pics

Fastest Opel Corsa will gain its first hundred km in 6.8 seconds

April 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Opel has extended the exact characteristics of the charged version of the Corsa hatchback last generation, the public which will premiere in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Hot-hatch is capable of accelerating from zero to one hundred kilometers per hour in 6.8 seconds.
For comparison, the 180-horsepower Ford Fiesta ST is gaining “hundreds” of 6.9 seconds, 192-horsepower VW Polo GTI – 6.7 seconds, and the 200-horsepower Renault Clio RS and the Peugeot 208 GTi – 6.7 and 6 5 seconds.

Ople Corsa picture

Ople Corsa pics