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Vauxhall GT X Experimental concept previews upcoming design

Aug 27, 2018

Vauxhall/Opel have revealed a new visionary concept car called the GT X Experimental, as previewed earlier. It gives us a clue of the brands’ future design direction. The concept is pitched as a five-door, fully...

Vauxhall GT X Experimental concept previewed further

Aug 01, 2018

Remember the Opel/Vauxhall teaser from last month previewing the next-gen design language for the now PSA-owned brand? Well, a slightly more revealing teaser has just been handed out. Called the GT X Experimental, the concept will...

For Sale: 1981 Opel Monza (VC Commodore coupe)

May 15, 2018

Here’s a car you would not expect to see for sale in Australia, despite this being the basis for one of Australia’s most iconic vehicles. Yes, a 1981 Opel Monza is listed for sale in...

2018 Holden Commodore up for World Car of the Year award

Nov 06, 2017

The next-gen Holden Commodore, set to arrive in February, is up for the 2018 World Car of the Year Award overseas, in the form of the Opel Insignia which shares the same platform, body and...

2018 Holden Commodore VXR shows off sporty design at Frankfurt

Sep 18, 2017

The European version of the 2018 Holden Commodore VXR has been revealed at the Frankfurt motor show, carrying the nameplate Opel Insignia GSi. Vauxhall will adopt the same name for its version as well. Holden...

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...

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