Opel Antara crossover of the second generation will be released by the Opel company not sooner than in 2014. This information was provided by the official sources, that say that this timing is not accidental, as company is having pretty tough but quite promising and optimistic plans about gaining back the previous and popular position of the brand.
The new model of Opel Antra was made roomier than the predecessor. It will also get a new design, that will have smooth features of the body in which one could guess the design of another Opel SUV – subcompact crossover Opel Mokka.
In addition, the change of atmospheric petrol turbocharged engine with the capacity of 2.4-liter will be featured with the appearance of the enw 1.6-Liter core. In the line of diesel engines the company has added a new 1.6-liter engine, and the four-cylinder 2.2-Liter core that is working on the “heavy fuel” will be replaced by the engine with the capacity of 2.0 liters. The latter will be available in several different modifications, including bi-turbo version with the power output of 195 horsepower. In terms of the transmission, it is expected that model will appear with an eight-speed automatic transmission.