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 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

Opel presented all-new 2.0-liter CDTI diesel engine at the Paris Motor Show

October 13, 2014 at 12:54 am

Opel Company has created its new 2.0-liter diesel engine CDTI. Opel representatives unveiled it at the Paris Motor Show. New engine will be installed in Opel Insignia and Zafira Tourer. 170 horsepower diesel engine came up to take a place of previous 163hp 2.0 liter CDTI. The engineers strived for high power, high torque, low fuel consumption and CO2 emission; new engine has a low level of noise and vibration. This high-performance engine is up to Euro6 environmental standards. It is the mightiest diesel engine in Opel’s diesel range.

2015 Opel Insignia with 2.0-liter CDTI engine pic

2015 Opel Insignia with 2.0-liter CDTI engine pic

2015 The new Opel Corsa revealed at the Paris Motor Show is full of surprises

October 3, 2014 at 8:20 pm

The new fifth generation Opel Corsa hatchback is revealed at the Paris Motor Show. The car is notable for the new 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbo engines, an upgraded suspension, smooth-shifting transmissions, and an improved steering ability.

2015 The new redesigned Opel Corsa pic

2015 The new redesigned Opel Corsa pic

Opel Zafira Tourer Plant Closes

March 24, 2013 at 9:05 am

Factory workers in the German city of Bochum refused to accept the restructuring plan proposed by the concern GM. Opel representatives reported this week that the workers at the plant in Bochum, refused to approve the previously agreed trade union and company management restructuring plan. In the beginning of the month they had reached an agreement to guarantee the preservation of jobs in all four Opel plants in Germany, in return for the closing assembly site in Bochum by the end of 2016 and the freezing of wages in the near future. In early 2017 the assembly of cars had to stop there, but GM did not plan to completely close the plant, assuming to leave there the production of automotive components and logistics center.

2013 Opel Zafira Tourer

2013 Opel Zafira Tourer Photo

Opel Zafira Tourer in Geneva

February 14, 2013 at 8:15 pm

The newly presented model of Zafira Tourer is already upgraded in every sense. The engine of this model already meets the strict standards of the Euro 6 in terms of the emissions. The exterior and interior of the model do not fall behind and offer the driver a great comfort and also interesting and engaging ride.

2013 Opel Zafira Tourer

2013 Opel Zafira Tourer Pic

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