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PSA acquires Opel / Vauxhall from GM in €2.2 billion deal

Mar 07, 2017

It’s been confirmed, PSA Peugeot-Citroen is buying Opel/Vauxhall from GM in a deal worth €1.3 billion, excluding the purchase of GM Financial’s European operation for €0.9 billion. There have been plenty of reports floating about...

2017 Opel Crossland X revealed as new compact crossover

Jan 18, 2017

Opel and Vauxhall have revealed the new Crossland X crossover, which could eventually find its way into our local range badged as a Holden. The Euro GM brands confirmed the model in November last year,...

2018 Holden NG Commodore reveal in December

Nov 08, 2016

Even though the launch of the next-generation 2018 NG Commodore is some 16 months off, we will get to see it next month in the form of its donor car: the Opel/Vauxhall Grand Insignia, to...

2018 Insignia (Commodore?) to feature torque-vectoring

Oct 08, 2016

Despite expectedly switching to the front/all-wheel drive platform of the Opel Insignia, the next Holden Commodore may not lose it’s tail-out capability after all. At least not in sporty variants. GKN’s ‘Twinster’ rear differential is...

Opel GT still on the cards, although priorities are tight

Jun 28, 2016

The show-stopping Opel GT rear-wheel drive coupe concept from this year’s Geneva Motor Show stands a chance for production, if a report out of Autocar is to be believed. The show car, which showcased design...

UK-spec HSV Maloo LSA making Goodwood debut this year

Jun 22, 2016

GM has confirmed the 2016 Vauxhall VXR Maloo LSA (HSV) will make its Goodwood Festival of Speed debut later this year. In what is a very limited edition production run for the UK market, GM’s...

Vauxhall launches VXR8 GTS, UK version of HSV GTS

Jul 16, 2015

Vauxhall in the UK has just announced the GTS version of its VXR8, effectively introducing the Aussie HSV GTS super sedan in Europe. Up until now the British GM arm only stocked the VXR8, which...

GM/Opel planning 2016 Astra ‘GSi’, Golf GTI rival?

Jul 14, 2015

A sporty hot hatch version of the new 2016 Holden/Opel/Vauxhall Astra has been spied out and about, with a number of reports suggesting GM might be about the launch a ‘GSi’ variant ready to take...

Buick Regal (Insignia) on par with C-Class; Consumer Reports

Jul 24, 2014

The latest Buick Regal, which was sold in Australia as the Opel Insignia and will soon be launched and rebadged as the Holden Insignia, has been given high praise by tough US publication Consumer Reports....

Opel Adam S turbo revealed, heading to production

Mar 04, 2014

Opel/Vauxhall is planning to unveil a special flagship Opel Adam S at the Geneva show, with a number of properly sporty highlights including a unique turbocharged engine. Opel has managed to implant the micro machine...

Opel Astra OPC EXTREME; fastest Astra ever

Jan 30, 2014

Opel and Vauxhall have unveiled a crazy Astra OPC/VXR ‘Extreme’ concept car derived from last year’s Astra Cup racing car. It will make its public debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March. Showcasing...

Superchips announces Astra OPC ‘plug and go’ ECU tune

Jul 31, 2013

British engine computer tuning company Superchips has announced a tune for the cracking Opel Astra OPC, called the Vauxhall Astra VXR in the UK. Two states of tune are on offer, depending on how quick...

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