Opel Grandland X models will be equipped by Astra engines

February 12, 2017 at 7:47 pm

The road tests of Grandland X crossover are in full swing. According to the Western mass media, the production version will make its debut in September 2017 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. It is known that the engineers developed the novelty in collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroen Group specialists. The closest kin of Grandland X SUB will be Peugeot 3008, which is already sold in Europe. In addition, both cars have a common modular EMP2 platform, front McPherson struts and semi-independent rear beam. It is expected that wheelbase will also be the same equal to 2675 mm.

Opel Grandland X crossover is passing tests photo

Opel Grandland X crossover is passing tests photo


Opel Astra became European Car of the Year

May 15, 2016 at 7:18 pm

The new German car has been updated not only externally, but also technologically that allowed it to win the title of best European car. German car brand Opel worked well on its main car of C-Class, and as a result was awarded the prestigious “Car of the Year” in Europe. The award ceremony took place within the framework of Geneva Motor Show.

2016 Opel Astra - the best European car of the year photo

2016 Opel Astra – the best European car of the year photo

Opel Astra will receive 300-horsepower version

May 15, 2016 at 7:16 pm

Opel Company is preparing to release a “charged” modification of compact Astra of the latest generation. It is expected that the “hot” hatch of new generation will debut in 2018. “Hot” hatchback, which apparently will receive the name of Astra OPC, will be equipped with the turbocharged four-cylinder engine generating 300 horsepower. According to preliminary data, the engine will be available with both manual transmission and automatic gearbox. As for the type of drive, then there is only one possible option – the front wheel drive.

2016 Stylish Opel Astra hatchback pic

2016 Stylish Opel Astra hatchback pic

Opel introduced the new 1.4-liter engine for Astra, ADAM and Corsa

June 15, 2015 at 5:40 pm

Opel has unveiled a new 1.4-liter Ecotech turbocharged engine. The first engine will be installed on the new generation model Astra.
Unit with direct fuel injection system is positioned as a “big brother” 1.0-liter engine, which is installed on the new ADAM and Corsa. The engine will be available in two forcing – capacity of 125 and 150 horsepower. Thanks to the Start-Stop average fuel consumption of 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers. Production of motor already started at the plant in Szentgotthard (Hungary).

Opel Astra 2015 picture

Opel Astra 2015 pics

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

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

Named the date of the premiere of the new generation Opel Astra

May 1, 2015 at 12:13 pm

The new generation of Opel Astra hatchback had been seen during the final road test. The public debut of the car will take place at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which will take place in September this year. After hatchback sedan version should appear Sports Tourer and GTC coupe. The car will be assembled at plants in Poland and the UK.

Opel Astra picture

Opel Astra pics