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Irmscher Modifies The Opel Astra

The first images and details of the Irmscher modified Opel Astra has arrived online. The Astra i1600 hatchback from Irmscher contains a tuned turbocharged engine with a looks package to differentiate it from the standard model. Opel’s 1.6-litre turbocharged engine in the Astra has been modified to push out an extra 20-horsepower and 65Nm of torque. Overall figures now stand […]

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Steinmetz Modifies The 2010 Opel Astra

Steinmetz, an Opel tuner, has released a brand new kit for the Astra hatchback. The kit was revealed at the Tuning World Bodensee 2010 where it includes a front spoiler, a rear wing and a new set of front grilles in black. Tuning options include a lowered suspension of 30mm and 19-inch alloy wheels. The interior will boast a display […]

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Opel Corsa Football Championship Edition — Special Edition For The 2010 Soccer World Cup

To celebrate South Africa’s 2010 FIFA World Cup, Opel has revealed a brand new limited edition Corsa supermini. The Special Edition Corsa has been dedicated to Germany’s soccer team which will compete in Johannesburg over the June month. The German SE Corsa Football Championship Edition boasts the soccer team’s colours, as well as a set of 17-inch wheels in black. […]

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First Pre-Production Opel Ampera Is Ready For The Road

The first pre-production 2012 Opel Ampera rolled off the production line on the 23rd of March. The first Ampera was built in Warren, Michigan. General Motors said that they will produce a few more pre-production Ampera’s over the coming months. They will not be sold, instead the firm will use them for testing. “We’re right on target for producing the […]

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The New Opel Astra Will Hit The South African Market In 2011

General Motors South Africa has revealed that the Opel Astra will join the market during the first three months of 2011. The company said that the improved business conditions from Opel have opened up new opportunities in South Africa. “The certainty around the future of Opel is great news for South Africa and allows us to build on the fine […]

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The 2011 Opel Astra GSI Has Been Caught Testing

Opel is currently readying a new version of the Astra. Well, it’s not new new, but its something different. The Astra GSI. WorldCarFan spies caught the GSI camouflaged up racing around with an Astra fascia. The photographer said that there was a slightly more aggressive than usual look. A set of dual exhaust pipes are visible, as well as wider […]

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Irmscher Changes A Few Things On The Opel Meriva MPV

Irmscher, and Opel modifying company, has created a brand new kit for the Meriva MPV which was recently on show at the Geneva Motor Show. The new kit will include exterior changes which consist of a new radiator grille, as well as 16, 18 or 19-inch wheels. There will be limited performance mods which include a 30mm drop to the […]

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Opel Shows Their New Flextreme GT/E Concept Off In Geneva

Opel’s new Flextreme GT/E Concept is currently on show at the Geneva salon where it reveals the companies vision of efficient design and environment conscious driving. The vehicle will boast range-extending electric vehicle (E-REV) technology and this essentially means, zero emissions with all-electric power. There will be a drag-coefficient of only 0.22, and a top speed of over 200km/h. The […]

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Opel’s Flextreme GT/E Concept — First Details Before Geneva

General Motors will unveil their new Opel Flextreme GT/E at the Geneva Motor Show. The teasers were revealed last week, and we now have the real thing. The extended-range hybrid vehicle will have a 0-100km/h time of under nine seconds, while the top speed will be 200km/h. There is no details on the power rating, but the company did say […]

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Opel Will Unveil Their New Concept Car At The Geneva Show — It Will Use The Volt Powertrain

Opel are planning a surprise for the Geneva Motor Show. The company will reveal a new concept which couples expressive, beautiful design with German engineering to meet the environmental challenges of tomorrow”. The study is meant to be “proof that size and comfort do not have to be sacrificed for a vehicle to be environmentally efficiency.” Expect to see this […]

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Opel Will Cut Jobs And Then Develop Their Own Cars, To Save Money

Opel has said that they are going to drop about 8,300 jobs in an attempt to resuscitate itself. The cut will see 4,000 employs from Germany without work, where after this they will refresh 80 percent of its product line up in an attempt to return to profit by 2012. “Opel/Vauxhall has a clear vision to be a leading European […]

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The Opel Astra ecoFLEX — Now For Sale In The UK

Opel’s Astra ecoFLEX will arrive in the UK for a price of £17,920. The fuel-saver will boast a 1.3-litre turbodiesel engine with a fuel consumption rating of 4.2-litrse per 100km. The CO2 emissions are set at 109g/km. There will be a new set of mechanical and aerodynamic improvements throughout the car to increase fuel figures. The power for the exoFLEX […]

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Opel’s Meriva Has Been Revealed — See The Interior And Exterior [Video]

Opel has unveiled the first images of their redesigned Meriva MPV, ahead of the official debut which will be at the Geneva Motor Show. The German automaker said that the “warm and inviting cabin ambience is created by the wraparound wing-shaped instrument panel. The forward-leaning center stack contributes to this and adds a notion of sportiness.” There are different levels […]

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2011 Opel Meriva Revealed — Yes There Are FlexDoors And Stuff

Vauxhall has released new images of their redesigned Meriva. The Opel variant is the same, and yes, it’s even named the same. The new model will feature a design language in line with that of the Insignia and it will be a lot more upscale than the predecessor. The advanced design will be followed by new FlexDoors from the concept […]

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Irmscher Has Upgraded The 2010 Opel Astra With A New Styling Kit

Irmscher has created a new kit for the 2010 Opel Astra. The new model will have 20-inc wheels along with a new styling package. The body kit will include a new front grille, front lip spoiler, rear apron with diffuser, side skirts and a roof spoiler. Buyers can also choose a new exhaust system with two or four tail pipes, […]

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