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Honda Civic TCR racer revealed

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The latest entrant in the growing TCR International Series, formed in 2014, has been revealed as the new-generation Honda Civic Type R. Joining other production-based cars like the Golf GTI, Opel Astra, and Kia Cee’d, among others, the Civic TCR car boasts a number of big race-ready modifications. As with most racers, there’s pumped arches […]

Opel Astra Sports Tourer wagon to form part of Holden’s 24 new cars by 2020

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

CarAdvice can exclusively reveal that the Opel Astra Sports Tourer will form part of Holden’s 24 new cars by 2020 and will wear the Holden Astra wagon, or Holden Astra Tourer badge when it arrives later this year. We understand the two model range will consist of the Holden Astra LS wagon and the Astra LT wagon. […]

Done deal: Opel sold to Peugeot parent PSA, Commodore and Astra unharmed

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

PSA Group, the parent company of Peugeot and Citroen, is now the second largest car maker in Europe, with confirmation today that it will purchase German brand Opel and British brand Vauxhall from General Motors. Confirmed during a joint press conference held by the leaders of PSA Group and GM, the sale sees the French […]

2018 Holden Commodore teased as Opel details new LED matrix headlights

last yearVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The new Opel Insignia, and in all likelihood the Holden Commodore too, will feature a second-generation version of GM’s IntelliLux matrix LED headlights. While the first-generation unit, which is available in the new Holden Astra, features 16 LED segments all up, the new version will have 32 LED segments, with 16 on each side. This […]

Opel Is Showing Off the First Automobile You Can Start With Your Mind

The Paris Motor Show is taking place from Oct. 1-16, and Opel has a surprise for visitors to its stand—an Opel Astra you can start with your mind. Guests are invited to sit comfortably in a chair facing the car, where they're outfitted with a headset that'll get the engine humming with the right mental feedback. The experience has conveniently been dubbed "Opel Mind." read more

2016 Holden (Opel) Astra Review

last yearVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The launch of the all-new 2016 Holden Astra has been a bit of a drawn out tease for us in Australia. Not so much for buyers, who have plenty to choose from in the small-but-roomy hatchback marketplace, but for Holden who, aside from Commodore, don’t really have a world-class car hero-ing their showrooms at the […]

2017 Opel Zafira facelift unveiled

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The updated 2017 Opel Zafira has been revealed this week, with a refreshed face that brings the MPV in line with the new Astra hatchback and other upcoming Opel and Vauxhall models. With GM’s local arm Holden looking to European-sourced models for at least one third of its line-up by 2020, the new Zafira could be a starter […]

The Ultimate Opel?

2 years agoArts : 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

2 years agoVehicles / 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 years 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

2 years 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

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

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