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gtc paris concept - the latest opel design evolution

GTC Paris concept - the latest Opel design evolution

Opel has exclusively announced its plans to reveal an all-new concept ride at the Mondial de l’Automobile 2010 (October 2 – 17). Named Opel GTC Paris concept, the German vehicle represents the true embodiment of the evolution of the brand’s all-new styling language. The newly designed compact car draws its ins

2011 Opel Astra Sports Tourer is priced at 18 000 Euro

Opel Astra Sports Tourer now can be ordered and the first deliveries will start later this year. The entry level Sports Tourer is the 1.4 ecoFLEX developing 100hp. Furthermore, the car comes with he lowest insurance rating of all the compact class wagons evaluated by the Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtsch

Opel incorporates Start/Stop technology on Corsa and Agila

Striving for minimizing the oil dependency and reducing CO2 emissions, Opel has announced the incorporation of the Start/Stop technology on the Corsa 1.3 CDTI (75 horsepower/55 kW) and Agila 1.2 l (94 horsepower/69 kW) gasoline together with a Euro 5 upgrade and a CO2 engine optimization package, delivering significant

VOGTLAND's triple impact

VOGTLAND, the German-based suspension expert has released three individually-tuned show rides - BMW 1 Series, BMW X6 and Opel Astra - which perfectly demonstrate the versatility of the brand’s high-end vehicle components. Refined with the motto “less is more” in mind, the VOGTLAND rides boast fresh new wheel/tire combinations and suspensions. At the first glance, the VOGTLAND BMW 1 Series excels at sportier and more uniquely-styled exterior, rendered by its white paint work with red-vio

2011 Opel Meriva pre-orders hits 30k

Opel has announced some breaking numbers regarding its recently premiered next-generation Opel Meriva mini MPV, which already topped more than 30,000 orders throughout Europe, before its market launch in Germany on June 12. Alain Visser, Vice President Sales, Marketing & Aftersales Opel/Vauxhall shared: “We have never had such an impressive response to a vehicle in this segment. This is shown not only by the large number of orders, but also by the first analyses of the customer and medi

Opel Corsa with fresh flag stickers for the World Cup of Footbal

Opel is setting on a pedestal the World Cup football fans across the Europe by offering them an exclusively stylish easy-to-install, easy-to-remove World Cup stickers and mirror caps, styled in huge variety of country flags. Available immediately, football fans from Germany, England, Italy, Portugal, the Netherlands, France, Denmark and Switzerland can secure them at any dealership across their country. Both the stripes and the mirror caps ar

Irmscher Astra i1600 revealed at Tuning World Bodensee 2010

At the last week’s Tuning World Bodensee, Irmscher, the Opel cars aftermarket expert has presented its latest masterpiece, the Irmscher Astra i1600. In this conversion, the small family vehicle is transformed into a compact sporty ride, which boasts more aggressive and mean styling as well as enhanced performance fig

opel astra j refined by steinmetz

Opel Astra J refined by Steinmetz

Steinmetz Opel Astra J is having its world premiere at the Tuning World Bodensee 2010 (13-16 May). The second premiere is the launch of the ST10 alloy wheel by Steinmetz. The tuning package for Astra J includes aerodynamic components, lowering of the suspension, new bigger wheels and some design elements by Steinmetz. The body kit consists of front spoiler, black front grille, rear roof spoiler. Additionally, for the sides, Steinmetz offers designer strips in silver or anthracite and door

Opel increases the new Corsa production

As a result of the ultra-high demand for the compact eye-catching Opel Corsa, the Russelsheim-based automobile manufacturer has informed that it will increase the production of its urban ride by 16,000 units starting immediately. The new Corsas will be covered by the brand’s facility in Eisenach, Germany, which will increase its production by 9,000 units, while the plant in Zaragoza, Spain will build around 7,000 cars more than the originally targeted. At the moment, the Corsa line-up s

Opel launches the new ultra-efficient Astra ecoFLEX

If you are demanding for a ultra-efficient, eco-friendly ride which blends modern exterior, sporty nature and compact dimensions, than the new Opel Astra 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX might be the right solution. Already available in the brand’s dealerships, the small Astra ecoFLEX boasts an entry-level price tag of 19,390 Euro i

Opel charges the production Ampera for Geneva

The first prototype of the production Ampera today received its initial charge of electricity from the newly installed recharging station at Opel/Vauxhall’s European headquarters. The Ampera extended-range electric vehicle will use the energy stored in its 16kWh lithium-ion battery to drive the first stage of the 370-mile journey from Rüsselsheim, Germany, to the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, without emitting CO2. At the wheel will be Opel/Vauxhall Director of Electric Vehicle Implementation, Gherardo

opel's stunning flextreme gt/e concept unveiled

Opel's stunning Flextreme GT/E Concept unveiled

Teased approximately week ago, the Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept is now fully unwrapped. Although there are only renders and sketches of the future mid-size green machine and no real images, this is more than enough for us to get a notion of what we could see at this year’s Opel booth at Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. The Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept is a clear example of an efficient, environment-friendly vehicle styled with dramatically expressive and modern design. It represents how extended-range electric