Opel has boosted the appeal of its Astra range in the European market this week, slotting its new 1.6 SIDI turbocharged petrol engine into the line-up. Announced in 2012 and detailed earlier this year, the new efficiency-focused 1.6 turbo will be offered in two states of tune and will replace Opel's existing 1.6 litre turbo engine. Show More Summary
The Opel Mokka will join the growing number of pint-sized SUVs sold in Australia. General Motors’ German brand has finally confirmed the Mokka will join its local line-up, which currently comprises the Corsa city car, Astra small car and Insignia … Continue reading ? The post Opel Mokka confirmed for Australia appeared first on CarAdvice.
Words: Daniel DeGasperi. Photos: Alex Bryden / David Zalstein. Opel Astra OPC versus Renault Megane RS is the ultimate example of challenger attacking, champion defending. But the French know, arrogantly but correctly, that the Megane RS has long been the … Continue reading ? The post Opel Astra OPC v Renault Megane RS265: Comparison Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
The Zafira people-mover is returning to Australia - but like the smaller Astra, this time it will wear Opel's lighting bolt instead of the Holden lion. Unveiled in 2011, the third-generation Zafira has been on Opel Australia's agenda for sometime, and reports earlier this year confirmed the wagon had achieved Australian Design Rules compliance. Show More Summary
Posted on 02.20.2013 12:00 by Kirby Garlitos Opel tuner extraordinaire, Irmscher, is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year and they’re taking to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show to show off their latest program for Opel’s sports hatch, the Astra GTC. Show More Summary
2013 OPEL ASTRA OPC REVIEW What’s hot: Fantastic cornering grip and ride, sweet turbo engine, massive mid-range punch. What’s not: Dashboard ergonomics, cheap switchgear. X-Factor: Ride comfort with a thumping punch? OPC finds the elusive double. Show More Summary
After only six months on Australian shores, German wunderkind Opel reckons its all-new Opel Astra OPC is primed to take a commanding slice of the nation’s fiercely competitive hot-hatch market. It’s got its work cut out for it – priced … Continue reading ? The post 2013 Opel Astra OPC Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
Opel's red-hot Astra OPC hatch is now on sale in Australia, launching alongside the larger Insignia OPC and the light Corsa OPC - the latter available from April. Entering above the Astra GTC, the OPC variant gets its own unique body...Show More Summary
The Opel Astra OPC has landed in Australia, with the German performance car becoming the latest model to join the ultra-competitive hot-hatch scene. The Opel Astra OPC is the quickest and most powerful vehicle ever to wear the Astra badge, … Continue reading ? The post Opel Astra OPC: pricing and specifications appeared first on CarAdvice.
Opel will launch its hot Insignia OPC (Opel Performance Centre) flagship this week, coinciding with the local arrival of the smaller Astra OPC, and ahead of the Corsa OPC’s April debut. Sporting two more cylinders than the rest of Australia’s...Show More Summary
The Opel Insignia OPC will take the top spot on the German brand’s performance tree when the $59,900 sedan goes on sale locally later this month. The Opel Insignia OPC sits above the Opel Corsa OPC and Opel Astra OPC … Continue reading ? The post Opel Insignia OPC: pricing and specifications appeared first on CarAdvice.
Opel’s hot Corsa OPC has now hit Australian shores, arriving at the same time as its Astra and Insignia OPC (Opel Performance Centre) siblings. The latest addition to Australia’s light hot hatch segment sees the bread and butter Corsa’s...Show More Summary
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2013 OPEL ASTRA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Three door small hatchback Price: $34,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed: 7.3 l/100km| tested: 11.9 l/100km OVERVIEW If the Opel Astra GTC Sport were a person, it’d be a beauty queen. A beauty queen who’s also a bit of an athlete. Show More Summary
Opel's incoming Astra OPC performer will be joined by the OPC-enhanced Corsa and Insignia, the trio set to launch here in March next year. Confirmed today, the three cars will enter at the flagship end of their respective model lines, marking the Australian debut of the OPC brand. Show More Summary
Opel has announced return to motor racing in the form of an internationally oriented rally program with the new Opel ADAM and a circuit for the new Astra OPC that....
Posted on 11.22.2012 14:00 by Kirby Garlitos Filed under: Opel | rally cars | hatchback | sports cars | Opel Astra | Cars | Car Reviews | Opel The last time Opel achieved success in motorsports was 2003 when the Astra V8 Coupe conquered the 24 Hours of Nurburgring race. Show More Summary
Opel will return to motorsport in 2013 with a two-pronged attack spearheaded by the rally-bound Adam city car and the track-focused Astra OPC. Initially targeting European enthusiasts, Opel has prepared a rally version of the Opel Adam specified to FIA … Continue reading ? The post Opel Astra OPC to race, Adam to rally in 2013 appeared first on CarAdvice.
Opel's Motorsport arm has revealed a pair of new racing models, in the form of the Adam Cup and the Astra GTC Cup. The enhanced Adam city car will hit the international rally scene in 2013, while the hopped-up Astra will star in a Germany-based racing program. Show More Summary
The 2013 Opel Astra GTC has been spied undergoing testing in Europe, with black plastic camouflage disguising a new front-end design for the updated compact coupe. Our latest spy shots reveal the facelifted Astra GTC three-door will feature a larger … Continue reading ? The post 2013 Opel Astra GTC: minor facelift for compact coupe appeared first on CarAdvice.