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Direction ecoFLEXiblity - Opel to reveal unseen concept at Geneva

Opel will excite Geneva Motor Show goers March 4 when it unveils the Meriva – a fresh, innovative, flexible champion for the monocab segment. Opel also will exhibit the company’s push to be a leader of environmentally responsible motoring with the debut of its futuristic concept car, the Opel Ampera extended-range electric vehicle and new Corsa, a fuel miser with up to 13 percent saving in fuel consumption. “Opel is driving innovation an

Opel announced the Corsa Color Race edition

The European automaker Opel has unveiled an exclusive Opel Corsa Color Race edition, a racy-looking, muscular vehicle aimed at the young drivers. Available in three different colors - Sunny Melon Yellow, Casablanca White and Magma Red – combined with a striking checkered motif, the new Corsa Color Race is already available at the price of 15,560 Euro. Following its astonishing exterior styling, the new small hatch with underlined sporty character can be powered by a range of new engines that are at the same ti

2011 Opel Meriva - FLEXibility at the highest level

At the world renowned Geneva Motor Show, Opel will premiere the 2011 Opel Meriva. Fitted with many innovative solutions that optimizes the flexible use of space, the second generation Opel Meriva excels in elegant appearance and versatility. The new Meriva is set to raise the bar for flexible and comfortable yet aff

2010 Opel Corsa - the best value for money in supermini segment

The updated Opel Corsa is expected to come in January 2010. The small car features a lot of changes like re-vamped powertrain line-up, chassis improvements and a steering recalibration.The new Corsa will offer much better performance at even lower fuel consumption. Besides that the comfort for occupants is improved and the driving experience is far better, than the previous version of the car. The exterior has no changes at all, the main updat

Irmscher refines the new Astra - Already?

Frankfurt Motor Show, the place that we are talking about over and over in the last two weeks, is going to be busy place not only for the car makers, but for the car tuners as well. One of that tuners is Irmscher, they will present the latest Opel Astra in more sportier and perfectly finished look that ever.Outside, the accessories added by Irmscher fits elegantly with the proportions of the new Astra. New harmoniously integrated front spoiler lip, new grille design (stainless steel or carbon-look), side skirts, st

Opel Kadett Roadster - Rediscovered after 70 Years

With an automotive history spanning 110 years, Opel is one of the most tradition-rich brands in the industry. Over so many years, some developments are forgotten along the way and reappear again much later down the road. As the company prepares the start of the 10th compact class generation with the new Astra, pictures

Opel launches LPG Range - Pricing Announced!

Opel now offers five LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) powered Corsa, Meriva, Astra station wagon and Zafira models with a wide performance range, expanding its line of environmentally friendly ecoFLEX models with alternative propulsion. The Opel LPG models can run on gasoline or LPG – the switch happens automatically, but can also be made by pressing a button. In addition to the standard gasoline tank, these models also feature an LPG tank. It is located either in the spare-wheel well (Corsa, Meriva, Astra station w

Vectra C OPC by JMS Racelook

Already in the series condition the optics of the Vectra C OPC is extremely sporty, optical revaluation is vey difficult with this vehicle. However the JMS distributor  Hipo autotechnology gave out now a last fine modification to the Vectra C. First the vehicle with special H&R springs became the front axle 45 and Rear axle 35mm axle lower (price 198.90 euros) and provides for an optimal Road-hugging property in combination with the original absorbers of the OPC `S. The car is equippe

JMS Astra H Styling

The Opel Astra is a beautiful and widespread car. To improve the unique look of the car and to make it more sprortier the JMS tuners developed a special program. For the perfect driving performance JMS offers a H&R monotube coil over kit with 55mm/45mm owering (1057 euro). Racing optics purely with one-piece Racing rims 8,5x18 and 225/40R18 tyre (1299 euro). With this combination a little bit bodywork at the front and back is needed. For more sportive look JMS added a front apron (219 eur

Who is a millionaire? Opel Meriva!

A 1.3 liter CDTI Meriva ecoFlex is the one millionth small monocab to roll off the production line in Zaragoza today, highlighting the importance of Meriva to Opel in Europe. Meriva is sold in more than 25 countries in Europe with Germany, UK, Italy and Spain as its main markets. In addition, the innovative van is offered around the world in places like Hong Kong, South Africa and Singapore. Opel created a new segment when it launched the Meriva – the world’s first small monocab – in 20

Opel Insignia OPC: High Tech Spices up Passionate Driving

Dynamic and passionate driving has a new name at Opel: Insignia OPC. Its 2.8 V6 Turbo powerhouse with 239 kW/325 hp and a massive 435 Nm of torque makes it Opel’s most powerful production car of all time. The high performance Insignia sedans reach a top speed of 250 km/h (restricted) and race from zero to 100 km/h in

Opel Insignia ecoFLEX Sports Tourer

Green shoots continue to sprout on the Opel model line-up: Starting this fall, the especially environmentally friendly Insignia ecoFLEX will be available as a Sports Tourer. The elegant station wagon version of Europe’s 2009 Car of the Year sips in the combined cycle just 5.3 liters of diesel per 100 km and emits only 139 g CO2/km.  (ecoFLEX sedan: 5.2 l/100 km, 136 g CO2/km). – while offering a load capacity of up to 1530 liters. All Insignia ecoFLEX models combine economy with driving