Opel Zafira minivan and Meriva will turn into crossovers

February 6, 2015 at 12:57 am

Opel is going over the next two years to replace compact van Meriva and Zafira minivan models, the exterior of which are characteristics of an SUV. In addition, the plan included the development of the brand’s flagship SUV.
Successors Strife and Zafira developed by Opel in collaboration with the group PSA Peugeot Citroen, which will release their own versions of these models. Both cars are expected to get a French chassis and engines in their range of cars will include three- and four-cylinder unit.
It will happen in their next-generation models.

2016 Opel Zafira image

It was learned that Opel Zafira minivan and Meriva decided to remake in crossovers. It will happen in their next-generation model, which is scheduled for the end of 2016. This decision was dictated by the new global trends. But already familiar vans will be above their ground clearance increased, it may have Bedliner.
Development will be held in conjunction with experts from PSA Peugeot Citroen. As a result, the Alliance will have four versions of crossovers. The first cars will enter the market of the German mark, and later the two crossover minivan-release and the French.

2016 Opel Meriva picture

2016 Opel Meriva pics

In the range of engines will turbocharged 3- and 4-cylinder units of small volume. Not exclude the appearance of a power line and a hybrid unit, but so far this is only a journalist’s guess.

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