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New Opel Astra To Feature Matrix LED Headlights

Opel’s new Astra, set for a debut at September’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, will offer some technology that at present is only found on luxury models from the likes of Audi and Mercedes-Benz. The new technology is Matrix LED headlights, which allows you to drive at night with your high-beams left permanently on and not blind other...

Opel snapped testing next-gen Astra GSi hot hatch

Opel and Vauxhall appear to be preparing to launch GSi versions of the next-generation Astra, slotting in below the top-of-the-line OPC/VXR hot hatch and spied undergoing testing near the Nürburgring in Germany. Continue reading Opel...Show More Summary

New Opel Astra to debut in September, hot hatch version spied

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

On the same day that GM’s European arm confirmed that next-generation Opel Astra will debut in September, our spy photographers snapped photos of the hot hatch version undergoing testing. In a video with previous generations of the Kadett and Astra in the background, Karl-Thomas Neumann, CEO of Opel, confirmed that he would take the covers [...]

Holden Astra: New 2016 Hatch Confirmed For September Debut

The next-generation Astra hatch will make its global debut at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show, it has been revealed. Its launch in September will mark six years since the current Opel Astra debuted at the same show, and just six months since the three-door version reappeared in Australia under the Holden banner. Show More Summary

Smaller, Lighter Opel Astra Confirmed For 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show: Video

We’ve been spying prototypes for Opel’s new Astra for several months, and now the German automaker has confirmed a debut at September’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show and revealed some of the car’s design insights. The new Astra represents the 11th generation of Opel compact cars, which date back to the pre-war Kadett I, and it...

GM-owned Opel teases 2016 Astra hatchback

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Aimed right at the Golf, the next Astra will be smaller and lighter than the current model.

The Week That Was: Holden Astra, Toyota Camry, Mitsubishi Triton

The first wave of Opel models to arrive in Australia wearing Holden badges has begun, with the arrival of the three-door Astra models this week. Arriving as a sports-focused range, the Astra can be had in GTC, GTC Sport and hero VXR form, with prices ranging from $26,990 to $39,990 plus on-road costs. Show More Summary

Holden brings Opel Astra VXR, GTC and Cascada to Australia

Holden is bringing over the Opel/Vauxhall Astra GTC and VXR three-door hatchbacks along with the Cascada convertible down to Australia for the first time. Continue reading Holden brings Opel Astra VXR, GTC and Cascada to Australia Holden...Show More Summary

Buick Teases New Verano Small Sedan For Shanghai Auto Show

Buick, overseas stablemate to Australia’s Holden, will unveil its new Verano small sedan at next week’s Shanghai Auto Show. The current model, launched in 2011, is essentially a re-styled version of the Opel Astra sedan. Although it wears its own unique look at both ends, much of the Verano’s body and interior is shared with the Astra. Show More Summary

2016 Opel Astra spied on the road in Europe

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Our spy photographers have snapped photos of the next-generation Opel Astra on public roads in Europe, giving us our clearest look yet at the next-generation hatchback. Compared to earlier prototypes, the latest pre-production versions of the Astra are clothed with production body work, bumpers and lighting. Peaking out, for the first time, from the layer [...]

Rally Drivers Ignore Double Barrel Roll

At the Runni Rock Ralli, Jari Huttunen and Marko Vartiainen hit a snowbank, sending their car into a double barrel roll. The pair didn’t seem to notice. You can skip to 2:50. They say the car is an Opel Astra, but we bet it’s actually a Nokia 3310.

China's 2015 Buick Excelle May Hint At Next Verano, Opel Astra

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Buick sells a compact known as the Excelle in China. There are two versions of the car, the Excelle GT sedan, which is similar to the current Buick Verano; and the Excelle XT hatchback, which is similar to the current Opel Astra. Crucially, the three cars use common internals. Following an earlier teaser shot, we now have our first complete look...

Holden badged Opel Cascada spotted in Melbourne

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Following on from Holden’s announcement in May 2014 that the Opel Cascada, the Opel Astra GTC three-door, Opel Astra OPC hot-hatch and Opel Insignia OPC would find their way into Australia in 2015, CarAdvice has spotted a Holden badge wearing Opel Cascada in Melbourne. Holden’s Cascada will be the first convertible to grace the Holden lineup [...]

2016 BMW M2, 2016 Opel Astra, 2016 Cadillac CT6: Today’s Car News

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

A prototype for BMW’s all-new M2 sports coupe has been spotted, this time wearing its production-spec bumpers and exhaust tips. For anyone that’s been thinking BMW lost its way with cars like the oddly-shaped Gran Turismos and the blasphemous front-driving 2-Series Active Tourer, we think the M2 will be the car that restores your faith...

New Buick Excelle Teaser Could Hint At Holden Astra Styling

The next generation of Holden’s returning Astra, once again a rebadged version of Opel’s Astra, may have been given an early preview this week - via the Chinese market. Holden will soon welcome the Astra badge back to its line-up, but the model we’ll see this year will be the same range sold locally in 2013 as an Opel. Show More Summary

Teaser For Chinese-Market Buick Excelle May Hint At Next Verano, Opel Astra

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Buick sells a compact known as the Excelle in China. There are two versions of the car, the Excelle GT, which is similar to the current Buick Verano; and the Excelle XT, which is similar to the current Opel Astra hatchback. Crucially, the three cars use common internals. Buick has now released a teaser for its next-generation Excelle, which World...

2016 BMW 7-Series, 2016 Infiniti Q30, 2016 Opel Astra: Car News Headlines

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

BMW’s next-generation 7-Series has been spotted completely undisguised. This means that the new flagship sedan should be revealed soon, perhaps as early as the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March or the 2015 New York Auto Show the following month. A prototype for Infiniti’s first compact car, the Q30 hatchback, has been spotted in the...

2016 Opel Astra Spy Video

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The sister to the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze, Opel’s new Astra, has been spotted in prototype form ahead of its launch in late 2015 or early the following year. The prototype is for the hatchback version of the new Astra but expect to see in the near future prototypes for additional versions like a sedan, Sports Tourer wagon and GTC...

Rendered: 2016 Opel Astra

Opel’s next-generation Astra, spied testing in recent months, has been given an unofficial preview this week by independent artist Remco Meulendijk. These latest renderings, among the first ‘guesses’ at the look of the coming fifth-generation Astra hatch, reveal some predictable styling cues. Show More Summary

Holden Astra VXR Review

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

It’s been badged an HSV, an Opel, and now the hottest Astra will return in 2015 as the Holden Astra VXR to put the Lion badge back in the hot-hatch game for the first time since 2009. Australians could buy this very car only last year as an Opel Astra OPC, of course, before the [...]

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