Opel has released the 750,000th model Insignia

January 26, 2015 at 5:02 pm

With the production capacity of the plant in Russelsheim descended 750,000th car Opel Insignia. Anniversary model was “charged” versatile Insignia OPC Sports Tourer (Estate), the traditional colors Arden Blue, equipped with a 2.8-liter turbocharged V6.
Opel Insignia began at the factory in Russelsheim since 2008. Large family car D-segment is the flagship subsidiary of the Group for General Motors. The model replaces the well-known and popular Vectra. At that time, no one could have imagined that so beautifully Insignia would replace an outdated model.
Jubilee of Opel Insignia family car is off the assembly line in the Russelsheim plant a few days ago.

the 750,000th model Insignia pics

the 750,000th model Insignia image

The twin of Opel Cascada

January 18, 2015 at 5:15 pm

New Buick Cascada was presented the day before the world premiere in Detroit. On sale new convertible “Buick” will appear only at the beginning of next year, reports Vsenovosti.net. New Buick Cascada will be the first gig of the brand for the first time in 25 years, which goes on sale in the United States. As for the models, the Cascada is already familiar to us under the nameplates Opel, Holden, Vauxhall. Buy novelty “Buick” will be available in early 2016. The price of the convertible will be announced closer to the start of sales. Design of the new Buick Cascada completely “lapped up” with the same double “Opel”, presented in 2013. But in the construction of “Buick” there are their own decisions, for example, “an innovative suspension system”, demonstrated for the first time on LaCross and Regal. It is possible to reduce the load on the body structure, made a move smoother, sharper steering, and the behavior of the car on the road – steady.

The twin of Opel Cascada pics

The twin of Opel Cascada picture

Opel will not produce sedan larger than Insignia

December 31, 2014 at 3:50 pm

In an interview with the president of the European Car Magazine division of General Motors, Karl-Thomas Neumann said that in the coming years, Opel will not produce particularly large sedan. According to a top manager, Europe now does not need big cars, and the future of the brand for models like Adam.
Neumann made it clear that the Insignia sedan remains the most important brands of Opel, and in the coming years, the Germans are not going to produce a larger car with the same body. “Segment cars, bigger our flagship sedan is very narrow and intense. Given the fact that our customers are quite conservative in their preferences, we are quite hard to get into this niche. In addition, we believe that now is the notion of “premium car” changed due to the new possibilities of individualization Adam can be considered a modern premium cars “, – he said.

Insignia 2014 pics

Insignia 2014 picture

Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel

December 29, 2014 at 3:42 pm

Opel received a honorary award Euro NCAP Advanced, which honors automakers that make advanced security technology available, and the effectiveness and benefits of proven scientifically. In Russelsheim engineers have developed a system to monitor the blind zones Side Blind Spot Alert, which warns the driver of unseen dangers for him on the road. Rebuilding, overtaking or turning the other members of the movement may be in the “blind” zones. This problem is as old as the world, but is still often the cause of the accident. Because of it there is about 10% of all serious accidents and 5% of deaths on the roads of the EU.
SBSA system already provides security in ADAM, Corsa, Astra, Cascada and Zafira Tourer. With four ultrasonic sensors it continuously scans the situation on the sides of the car. In the Insignia uses radar.

 Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel pics

Euro NCAP Advanced award for Opel image

Opel Corsa won AUTOBEST 2015

December 28, 2014 at 12:13 am

Russelsheim. The new Corsa is a real winner. Just three months after entering the market the company received more than 55,000 orders for the compact model of the fifth generation. And now a bestseller in the spotlight throughout Europe: Opel Corsa won AUTOBEST 2015. In the final contest, held in Belgrade (Serbia) and collect a large number of participants, the rookie won with a score of 994 points, ahead of nearest rivals – Hyundai i20 (906 points ), Skoda Fabia (871 points) and Citroën C4 Cactus (830 points). In addition, Opel Corsa was the only model in the award-winning AUTOBEST two generations.
“We are convinced that the Corsa is the best among the new compact car, which confirmed the jury AUTOBEST, and we are very proud of this achievement. Corsa of new generation is a fusion of art German engineering and emotional design offered at a reasonable price.

Opel Corsa 2015 pics

Opel Corsa 2015 image

Opel Cascada – the champion of ADAC crash tests

December 19, 2014 at 9:59 pm

German club ADAC, the largest public organization of motorists in Europe, is building its own ratings and regularly conducts crash tests. In a recent series of tests was attended gigs Opel Cascada, Peugeot 308 CC, Renault Megane CC and the Volkswagen Golf Cabrio.
ADAC – Universal German Automobile Club – the largest public organization of motorists in Germany, the largest in Europe. Automobile deals with problems of the automotive industry, automotive and motorsports. Much attention club gives comparative analysis and verification of the claimed quality of the car manufacturer, their bench tests, including crash tests for durability and reliability of the body and safety features of vehicles.

Opel Cascada image

Opel Cascada pics

Opel Adam R2 on the European routes

December 18, 2014 at 2:39 am

Opel ADAM R2 caused a furore in the European race tracks and showed itself a worthy competitor in the first year of the international registration (homologation). In 39 races pilots who was riding the 190-hp strong Adam R2, scored 28 victories in the class / division and four national championships.
Last weekend Adam R2 racing unit Opel Motorsport improved results during the French Rally. In the season finale pilot Yoan Bonato beat 42 rivals in the Rally du Var in southern France, was the winner of the season and won the championship in the category R2. Charlotte Berton for the fifth time confirmed its success, winning the Women’s Championship Rally of France.

Opel Adam R2 image

Opel Adam R2 pics