Post Tagged with: "Opel"

Opel’s 2014 Astra Gets A New Engine With Low Fuel Consumption

By adding a new diesel engine that lowers fuel economy while offering low CO2 emissions, Opel has updated its Astra for 2014. The new engine is also said to be quieter as well as a bit quicker off the line. Furthermore, the new Astra will come with an enhanced interior. The 2014 Opel Astra’s new diesel engine will boast 100kW […]

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Dbilas Dynamic Boosts The Opel Corsa OPC To 235kW

Dbilas Dynamic, a tuning firm from Germany has created a new proposal for the Opel Corsa OPC. The kit will offer more power from the 1.6-litre turbocharged engine, as well as fiery decals. The tuner will pump power to 235kW with 400Nm of torque, a jump of about 90kW. The figure was obtain by adding a forged pistons, a new […]

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A Few Details On The 2012 Opel Zafira

The newest details regarding the Opel Zafira for 2012 includes a few measurements which state that the MPV will be 4,690mm long, 1,820mm wide, and 1,690mm tall. There will be a Flex-7 seating system which allows folding and moving of chairs in single-movements. Styling for the 2012 Zafira has been based on the Ampera, where it boasts a sporty front-end […]

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Opel Looking To Create A Mini Car Smaller Than The Corsa

Opel recently announced that they are looking to build a small car below the Corsa range. New reports on this matter state that the model could be called the “Junior” where it will compete against the Fiat 500 minicar. It’s hinted to be an ‘iPod on wheels’ where it will be aimed at young buyers who like technology and gizmo’s. […]

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Opel Meriva Electric Vehicle — More Than Just A Battery

Opel has released details on their new electric Meriva which is expected to use ‘intelligent charging technologies’. The Opel Meriva EV will boast a 60kW battery with 215Nm of torque and this will receive power from a 16kWh battery which allows for a driving range of 64km. The top speed from the 60kW motor amounts to 130km/h. Opel said that […]

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Paris 2010: The Opel GTC Paris Concept

The Opel GTC Paris Concept has been revealed at the Paris Motor Show. The GTC Paris Concept offers a look at what the Astra OPC will offer in regards to technology and styling. Basing on the look here, the new Astra OPC could offer an aggressive front end, LED daytime lights, 21-inch wheels and seat seats with a flat-bottom steering […]

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New Details & Images: Opel GTC Paris Concept

The Opel GTC Paris Concept will be revealed in under a week, however prior to this the company has released a few more details. The GTC Paris will offer an aggressive front end with LED daytime running lights and a muscular rear end. There will be a roof-mounted spoiler, 21-inch wheels and carbon-fibre inserts. Inside the GTC Paris, Opel has […]

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2011 Opel Astra To Launch Sooner Than Expected In South Africa

General Motors South Africa has announced that the new Opel Astra will launch sooner than expected, in South Africa. The 2011 Astra was originally scheduled to launch in 2011, however Opel now will stock the new models in the next few weeks. There will be five-doors, with a sporty-coupe like design. Power comes from a 1.4-litre, a 1.6-litre turbocharged, and […]

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Paris 2010 Preview: Opel GTC Concept Previews Astra OPC

Opel has released the first images and details on their brand new GTC Paris concept which previews the brands up and coming Astra OPC. The GTC Paris will show its face at–you guessed it–the Paris Motor Show in October. The concept will boast an aggressive front end, LED daytime running lights, a roof mounted spoiler, 21-inch wheels and other Opel […]

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Opel GTC Paris Concept Will Show Its Face In.. Paris

Opel will reveal their GTC concept at the Paris Motor Show which starts later this year. The details are limited, however Opel said that the GTC concept will be a sporty hatchback which we can only think would preview the new Astra OPC. The GTC Paris concept will stand next to the Astra Sports Tourer, the new Meriva, Corsa, Agila […]

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More Powerful, And Fuel Efficient Engines For The Opel Corsa

Opel’s 1.4-litre Corsa Enjoy, Essentia and Sport are now available in South Africa with an upgraded drivetrain. The power from the new 1.4-litre engine has been boost from 66kW to 74kW where torque has been upped by 5Nm to 130Nm. Following this, the fuel economy has dropped from 5.8-litres per 100km to 5.5-litres per 100km. “Opel has done well to […]

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The Opel Astra Sports Tourer Has Been Revealed

Opel has revealed their station-wagon Astra called the Sports Tourer. The Opel Astra Sports Tourer has been reveal prior to its October 2nd reveal at the Paris Motor Show. The Astra Sports Tourer will boast styling similar to that of the Insignia where it will offer a raked roofline and a new tailgate. There will be a 2,685mm wheelbase available […]

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Opel Astra OPC Coming With 224kW

Opel’s Astra OPC will, officially, rival the Ford Focus RS — or so we hear. Reports have said that the high-performance Astra will boast a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine with 224kW–or 47kW more than the previous version. There will be a front-wheel-drive layout, and a new electronic differential to control torque steer. Unfortunately there are no more details, however the sales […]

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German Government Not Interested In Funding Opel

After about a year of talking, the German government has decided that they will not offer Opel funding. The General Motors owned brand will need to find funding through banks such as the European Investment Bank. The German government denied funding by saying that GM does not qualify for government money as the brand had problems through product failure and […]

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Opel Calbira Coupe Has Been Rumoured For 2013

Rumours regarding the Opel Calibra II or GTC Concept has once again surfaced online. The reports from CarMagazine state that the four-seater coupe is under construction where it could go on sale by 2013. The production model will be similar to the Opel Insignia sold in Europe. General Motors has said that they would need to build around 30,000 units […]

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