Tag: Opel

Opel Releases First Images Of Astra Copacabana Special Edition

For soccer fans the upcoming months are going to be super exciting as carmakers from across the globe will be launching special edition, football-dedicated models of their popular cars. Yesterday we saw MINI launching the MINI Paceman GoalCooper followed by Citroen’s C4 Cactus Arsenal edition model. The next car aimed at all soccer fans in Europe is based on the popular Opel Astra. Dubbed Opel Astra Copacabana, the special edition model takes the sportiness of the standard Astra to a whole new level, thanks to the striking exterior paint scheme that is good enough to draw attention at all public showcases.

The outside of the Astra Copacabana special edition features flowing lines along the doors, palm trees and the Brazilian flag on the roof. Under the hood of the Astra Copacabana is a powerful 1.6 Turbo gasoline engine that puts out 200 horses or 147 kW. Being a hatchback, 200



Opel Adam Rocks Hatch Coming To 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Last year at the Geneva Motor Show, Opel showcased the Opel Adam Rocks concept. Seeing the overwhelming response from hatchback fans, Opel has decided to put Adam Rocks to the production line. This all new mini car from Opel will debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Adam models are not new to us as Opel has a long list of them but the Adam Rocks is unique in its own way. Compared to the standard Opel Adam, the Opel Adam Rocks is 0.78 inches wider and 0.6 inches taller. The car also comes with a number of features carried over from the Adam Rocks concept.

These include blade-shaped standard 17-inch or optional 18-inch alloy wheels, flared bumpers, and more. Customers will get to choose from eighteen different body colors and 6 roof colors along with plenty of other customizable features. With so many options, Open will ensure every Adam



Opel Astra GTC With 1.6L 200 HP Engine Starts From 25,250 Euros

If you have been reading our blog on a regular basis, you would remember the Astra GTC by Vauxhall which is  now available with a more powerful engine. Being the sister company of Vauxhall, Opel has also launched the Opel Astra GTC, which is essentially the same car, with a more powerful engine. Powering the Opel Astra GTC is a new generation 1.6 ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo engine which produces a max of 200 horsepower. With a more powerful engine and a small body structure, the Astra GTC can accelerate to 100 km/h from a standstill in 7.9 seconds and also achieves the 80 to 120 km/h sprint in fifth gear in the same time.

The engine is one of the benchmark setters in its class as it produces 125 hp per liter which is impressive. Also there is an overboost feature available that catapults the car’s peak torque output



Opel releases teaser of new Adam Rocks Concept to be premiered at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Today in Rüsselsheim, Opel has unveiled a teaser photo which is tells that Opel has not only great expectation from its famous Lifestyle model – the Opel Adam, but bigger inspiration too, with the all-new Adam Rocks Concept, which is going to have its premiere at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, as a first Urban Compact Crossover which is dynamic in design and power with more personalisation. The Adam Rocks concept is 3.7 meters long with all-new 3 doors and open-air abilities which Opel claims, will create a brand new segment in the competitive market.

As per Opel the new Adam Rocks Concept is designed for those customer who wants personal freedom extended by its cabrio design looks and fabric roof which get extended to full width and length of the roof, from right back to the C-pillars and roof is best to see outer world from above. The new Compact Urban Crossover got high-fashion, aggressive



Opel ADAM R2 for Motorsport Rally making world debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

In Geneva, Opel has made their comeback in Motorsport with ADAM Rally Cup variant last year in November. Now to keep the strong vision of Motorsport participation, Opel is coming with a Motorsport car which is based on the concept of  recently showcased, ADAM lifestyle car which has in-built support for the FIA R2 regulations, is known as ADAM R2, is making its world debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March. By this car Opel will further extend its full-fledged support by providing a class-leading car to every international customer rallying which will be eligible for every national championship in Europe.

Opel has given ADAM R2 a attractive sporty looks. It is specially designed for pure athletic performance and in its powertrain, ADAM R2 is loaded with 1.6 Litre ECOTEC 16V Engine with variable camshaft phasing, which makes it capable of producing a horsepower around 185 and top torque of about 190 Nm, transmitted through a Sadev



Opel Cascada heading for its debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

In Rüsselsheim region of Germany - Opel has confirmed that one of the top luxury 4-seats convertible model – the new Cascada is heading for its world debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March and is manufacture by Opel itself, the mid-size four seats convertible as a Cabriolet, has all the attractive and advanced technology to make it unique in its own segment. In the history of 70 years, Opel has engineered Cascada with new generation powertrain and best to its chassis structure for more safety in a compact convertible of length 4.7 meters.

The Cascada is equipped with various features like its prolonged, open-air elegance and streamlined soft-top with an alluring price tag as compared to the other convertible of the same segment. The one of four-seats convertible type, will manufacture by Opel in its own facility center. The Opel Kapitän and the Rekord from 1950-60 was really famous for its 4-seats open-air, soft-touch