Opel Astra new generation is declassified before the premiere

June 13, 2015 at 9:51 pm

The car should be officially declassified in late June. The public premiere is to be held in the fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
There is no information about the next Astra yet. Earlier it was reported that the car will be easier to 120-200 kilograms compared to its predecessor, will receive matrix LED headlights, and its multimedia system will support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Opel Astra pics

Opel Astra image


Convertible Opel Cascada got a new engine

June 11, 2015 at 9:40 pm

Opel presented the new 2.0-liter CDTI diesel engine for the convertible Cascada, which is already used on Insignia and Zafira Tourer. The power unit has a maximum output of 125 kW (170 hp) and maximum torque of 400 Nm. This is 3% more power and 14% more torque than its predecessor.

Convertible Opel Cascada picture

Convertible Opel Cascada pics

New details about Opel Astra

May 21, 2015 at 12:23 am

Another high-profile premiere at Frankfurt 2015 will be the Opel Astra K.
The journalists traveled to Auto Bild pre-production car and got hold of some of the details about it.
The basis of the Astra is a new global modular platform D2XX.
Thanks to the curb weight of the car will decrease by 120-200 kg depending on the modification.

Opel Astra 2015 picture

Opel Astra 2015 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

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

Opel Corsa has become a 205-hp hot-hatch

April 1, 2015 at 8:15 pm

Opel has officially introduced the “charged” hatchback Corsa OPC new generation. The public debut of the model will be held in early March at the Motor Show in Geneva. The first information about the car and the picture were laid by the British magazine Evo, but soon after that the news has been removed from the site.
For comparison, the previous Corsa was a 192-horsepower engine 1.6 (or 210-hp version Nurburgring Edition), competing Ford Fiesta ST and Renault Clio RS have the 180- and 200-horsepower, respectively.

Opel Corsa picture

Opel Corsa pics