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2018 Opel Astra OPC in the works, getting 300hp 1.6 turbo – report

Aug 07, 2017

The latest Opel Astra, which also forms the basis for the Holden Astra, has been on sale for well over a year now and there is yet to be a performance-oriented OPC version. However, it...

2018 Opel Insignia OPC wagon spotted, new Commodore ‘VXR’?

Jul 10, 2017

Opel has been spotted test driving a prototype version of what appears to be the new Insignia OPC performance model, in wagon form for the first time. This could make its way to Australia and...

2017 Opel Insignia/2018 Holden Commodore scores 5-star NCAP safety rating

Jul 07, 2017

As expected, the 2017 Opel Insignia has scored a full five-star crash rating after recent crash tests performed by Euro NCAP. This top score is likely to carry over for the local 2018 Holden Commodore...

2017 Opel Insignia Exclusive pack announced – Commodore potential?

Jul 03, 2017

The 2018 Holden Commodore’s European progenitor, the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, will be available with a premium brand-style personalisation program dubbed ‘Exclusive’. The choice of Insignia as the first ambassador of the Exclusive range suggests that this...

Opel sale to PSA hits delays, production plans to be sorted

May 31, 2017

The sale of Opel and Vauxhall to PSA has hit a snag, with the employees at Opel’s Development centre in Russelheim, Germany, wanting some 7700 jobs guaranteed. The works council and IG Metall, which is...

Lotus Carlton named most iconic performance Vauxhall ever

May 31, 2017

Results of a recent survey carried out by the Vauxhall Performance Show in the UK have handed the legendary Lotus Carlton the award of being the most iconic performance Vauxhall ever made. The follow-on of...

HSV developing 375kW V6 for 2018 Commodore ‘VXR’ – report

Apr 29, 2017

Australians might be about to lose one of its favourite sports sedans, but it seems the next-gen 2018 Commodore ‘VXR’ variant, potentially branded as a HSV, could receive a new twin-turbo V6. According to an...

Vauxhall Grandland X revealed as GM’s new mid-size SUV

Apr 19, 2017

GM’s European brands Opel and Vauxhall are planning to unveil the new Grandland X at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and to build some excitement a handful of images have been released showing...

Buick Regal GS leaked; potential 2018 Commodore/HSV?

Apr 16, 2017

The case of the mysterious 2018 Opel Insignia OPC (nee Holden Commodore/HSV) prototype spotted at the Nurburgring last week may have been solved, as pictures of the Chinese-spec 2018 Buick Regal GS have been leaked...

Opel Grandland X previewed, RAV4 rival for Holden?

Apr 07, 2017

Opel is previewing its new Grandland X SUV ahead of its debut later this year, set to become the brand’s new mid-size off-roader. This image was posted up on Twitter by Opel boss Karl-Thomas Neumann,...

2018 Holden Commodore Tourer revealed, new crossover wagon

Apr 05, 2017

The spiritual successor to the 2003-2006 Holden Adventra has been revealed in the form of the 2018 Holden Commodore Tourer, based on the just-revealed Opel Insignia Country Tourer. Compared with other versions of the 2018...

2018 Opel Insignia OPC spotted, next-gen HSV? (Video)

Apr 03, 2017

A prototype version of the already-revealed 2018 Opel Insignia Grand Sport (nee Holden Commodore) has been spotted being pounded around the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with a few notable differences to the stock version. This prototype appears...

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