Post Tagged with: "Opel"

VIDEO: First Promo of the Opel Insignia OPC

This is the first promotional video of the new Opel Insignia OPC which features 325-hp 2.8-litre turbocharged V6 engine. There will be four-wheel-drive as well as a electronic rear limited slip differential. Opel have claimed that their new high-performance sports car will reach a top speed of 250km/h and also get from 0-100km/h in only about 6 seconds. Check out […]

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Opel Insignia OPC – Official Images and Details

These are the first official images of the Opel Insignia OPC which will soon arrive on the market. The car will be sold in the UK under the Vauxhall Insignia VXR moniker. The Insignia OPC has been developed to compete against Audi’s S4 and other cars in that segment. The Insignia OPC will obviously not cost as much as those […]

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Spy Shot: The 2011 Opel Meriva SUV

The next-generation Opel Meriva SUV has been caught undergoing testing. The Opel minivan should be on sale in around 2010, while the SUV variant of the minivan will go into production during 2011. The new Meriva SUV will have a new ride height, as well as a wider track. Expect both front and all wheel drive layouts. The engine range […]

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Spy Shots: 2010 Opel Insignia OPC

Opel’s new Insignia OPC has been caught undergoing testing once again. The Insignia OPC was found on the Nurburgring where it was being tested in high-performance. The Insignia will make its debut at the Frankfurt Motor show, and it was said that the engine will be a twin-turbocharged 2.8-litre V6 engine with around 300 to 320-hp. The Insignia will have […]

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Will Buick in China get the new 2010 Opel Astra?

Buick in China seem to be getting some of the cooler products which are offered by General Motors. Images have now revealed that the Buick in China might benefit from the next-gen Opel Astra. The spy shots come from Auto Sina, and they do not feature too many changes from the original Astra found in Europe.

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2010 Opel Astra – Official Images now online

The newest images of the Opel Astra have found their way online. The Astra will debut as a five-door hatchback at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Prior to the reveal, images of the five-door have been released along with sketches of the new Astra GTC which seems to look like a fastback coupe, instead of the traditional three-door hatch. […]

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UK Car Sales drop 30.5 percent when compared to last year

It has been reported that UK car sales have fallen by 30.5 percent when compared to the same time period as last year. The overall drop in sales from the beginning of the year is down 29.7 percent when compared to last year. The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) have said that the government should take more action […]

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Report: Abu Dhabi Royal Family interested in Opel

It has been reported that apparently the Abu Dhabi royal family are planning to invest in General Motors’ Opel brand. The Opel unit from GM currently controls the Vauxhall brand in Britian, and they are trying to find ways to secure 3.3bn euros to avoid closing plants in Germany. The reports say that the Abu Dhabi family and GM are […]

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Steinmetz have tuned the Opel Agila to their own taste

German tuner, Steinmetz, have created a new kit for the Opel Agila. The kit is limited to fifteen-spoke 17-inch wheels, a suspension lowering kit, a chrome tailpipe and decorative trim for the centre console, along with an aluminium gear knob and a four-piece mat set. Nothing spectacular, but something different, eh. Check it out below.

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The next Opel Astra has been Leaked online

These are the latest leaked images of the new Opel Astra. We found these on LeftLaneNews and they seem to look pretty legit. Although there were no technical details released with the images, we know that it will use the Delta II platform from General Motors, and it will also share the 1.4-litre turbocharged engine from the Chevrolet Volt and […]

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GM have sponsored a design competition for the Opel of 2050

General Motors are currently sponsoring a styling competition which will see 19 students from 11 countries propose their ideas for a new Opel-branded vehicle of the future. Students’ being encouraged to identify the customers of tomorrow, and they will have to use their profile to create a representative of what the future Opel might look like.

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New Long wheel base Insignia models from Wilcox Limousines coming soon

Wilcox Limousines have announced that they will soon create a new range of models built on the Insignia. The company will replace their current Vectra-based limo and hearse range with that of the edited Insignia models. 

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Spy Shots of the Opel Meriva MPV

The next generation Opel Meriva is currently in its testing phase, where it was caught, again. This time the Meriva has a bit less camouflage, but it is still pretty covered up. The Meriva is expected to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which will be in September. Opel have tried so hard to confused the public with fake […]

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Spy Shots – Opel Insignia OPC

The new Opel Insignia OPC has been caught testing without any camouflage. The new images were shot in Spain and they reveal what the car will look like. On the OPC we find a GTC Concept Coupe styled nose, and a new rear bumper along with new alloy wheels. The Insignia OPC will also come with a twin-turbocharged V6 engine […]

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Spy Shots: Opel Meriva

The Opel Meriva has been caught wearing a bit of red in the snow. The Meriva spied here has got its front lights, as well as its rear lights visible for the first time. We can also see the shape of the side body which has a sweeping lower body character line from Opel Insignia. The Meriva was not at […]

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