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The Ultimate Opel?

last weekArts : Yanko Design

The Ultimate Opel? Since 1990, the Astra by German automaker Opel has made leaps and bounds in terms of looks and technological innovation. The model started as...

Opel Astra 1.4 Turbo Review – The Buick from Europe?

When the previous generation of Astra made it to American shores — dressed in leather, wood and Buick Verano badges — it wasn’t a foreign invasion. Instead, the Astra-cum-Verano was a good soldier coming home; the Astra J always felt like a Buick. Show More Summary

Quick spin: 2016 Opel Astra

last monthVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

We take the winner of the coveted 2016 Car of the Year award for a spin in France.

Opel preparing 300-horsepower Astra OPC?

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The next Astra OPC could give Volkswagen's Golf R a reason to worry.

2017 Holden Astra:: new Opel hatch crowned 2016 European Car of the Year

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The coming new 2017 Holden Astra has been named the 2016 European Car of the Year, in its overseas Opel-branded guise, by a panel of 58 motoring journalists from across the continent. The Astra finished with a total of 312 points and was the first choice of 24 jury members. Second was the Volvo XC90, which finished […]

Opel Astra named 2016 European Car of the Year

The Opel Astra, GM's European C-segment hatchback, was named Car of the Year for 2016 by a jury of European automotive journalists, beating out the Volvo XC90 and Mazda MX-5 Miata. Continue reading Opel Astra named 2016 European CarShow More Summary

Opel Astra named 2016 European Car of the Year

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

During the hustle and bustle of last week’s Geneva Motor Show, organizers of the European Car of the Year awards named the latest Opel Astra the winner for 2016. This bodes well for cars in the United States as the underlying platform of the Astra, General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] D2XX platform, is found in latest versions of the...

Holden Astra Wins European Car Of The Year Award For 2016

he all-new astra small car has claimed the european car of the year gong for 2016, as voted by a panel of 58 automotive journalists representing 22 european markets. sold as an opel model in europe and vauxhall in the uk, the astra is also sold in australia wearing holden badges - but local showrooms are yet to stock the all-new 2016 model. Show More Summary

GM Europe's Astra Wins Car Of The Year Award

General Motors Europe’s Opel Vauxhall won the European Car of the Year award with its Astra family sedan, beating out contenders like the BMW 7 Series luxury limo and the Jaguar XE. The Astra needs to succeed if Opel-Vauxhall is to return to profit as promised by 2016. The company has lost a barely imaginable $18 billion since 1999.

Opel GT Concept Not Bound For Production, Astra Roadster Could Take Its Place - Report

in news that’s sure to send a twinge of sadness through automotive enthusiast circles, the opel gt concept seems unlikely to make the move to production. images of the new compact rear wheel drive coupe surfaced last week, ahead of the gt’s official unveiling at the geneva motor show in march. Show More Summary

GM's Dieselgate: mechanics privately admit update removes crimeware from Opel cars

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Luc Pauwels from Belgium's VRT News took his Vauxhall (GM) Opel Astra in for service, and a mechanic there disclosed that Vauxhall had asked him to flash the firmware of any diesel Opel Zafira to remove a defeat-device that caused it to emit 500% of the legal NOx limit -- an order that came down right after the Dieselgate scandal broke. (more…)

Buick reveals Verano hatchback for China market

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The five-door Buick is merely a rebadged 2016 Opel Astra, to be sold exclusively in China.

Buick unveils new Verano hatchback in Guangzhou

Buick showcases its new Verano Hatchback and Verano GS, based closely on the Opel Astra, at the 2015 Guangzhou Motor Show. But when will it make the transoceanic voyage to American showrooms? Continue reading Buick unveils new Verano...Show More Summary

Buick Verano Hatchback Debuts At 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

The new Opel Astra has been transformed into a Buick for sale in China, and with any luck we’ll see the car in the United States. Buick’s version of the Astra, which made its debut today at the 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show, is called the Verano Hatchback, and in addition to a new name the car received Buick’s signature waterfall...

Opel Reveals Astra Racer For New Low-Cost TCR Series

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

There’s a new race series called the Touringcar Racer International Series (TCR) that held its inaugural season this year. With its low cost of entry and low running costs, the series is aimed at enthusiasts and up-and-coming drivers and features cars with only around 300 horsepower. Previously we saw a Volkswagen Golf TCR racer and now we...

Opel Astra Hatch Heads To China As A Buick; Could The U.S. Be The Next Stop?

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Buick will sell a rebadged version of the latest Opel Astra hatch in China, raising hopes that the car’s next destination may be the United States. The Astra will go on sale in China later this year, badged as a Verano. There will be two versions on offer, a standard Verano Hatchback and a sportier Verano GS. A teaser shot reveals the rear...

GM's new Opel Astra TCR is a serious piece of kit for $100k

Opel is offering customer racing teams the new Astra TCR, packing a 330-horsepower turbo four and lots of competition equipment for $100k. Continue reading GM's new Opel Astra TCR is a serious piece of kit for $100k GM's new Opel Astra TCR is a serious piece of kit for $100k originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:02:00 EST. Show More Summary

GM-owned Opel reveals track-bound Astra TCR with 330 hp

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The Astra TCR will have to fend off competition from Honda Civics, SEAT Leons and Volkswagen Golfs.

Buick teases China-bound Verano hatchback

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

The Verano hatchback is based on the Opel Astra.

What Does a Chinese Buick Verano GS Mean For North America?

As Opel begins its retail roll out of the new Astra across Europe, some enterprising spy shooters have found the Opel’s Chinese-market twin wearing Buick tri-shields and Verano GS badging. And holy shit, this is about to get very, very confusing. Show More Summary

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