Opel

Opel GSe ElektroMOD concept celebrates 50 years of Manta

May 20, 2021

In one of the more unique stories this week, Opel is celebrating 50 years of its iconic 1970s Manta coupe with a special electrified restomod project, called the GSe ElektroMOD, that retains a manual transmission....

FCA-PSA merger complete, becomes 14-brand ‘Stellantis’ corporation

Jan 19, 2021

The merger between Peugeot-Citroen (Groupe PSA) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has been completed, with the formal announcement of the new corporate name Stellantis now in effect. Both companies combine and now have two executive...

Video: James May, Richard Hammond debate Ferrari vs Opel Kadett

Sep 14, 2019

The Grand Tour’s James May and Richard Hammond have put together a humorous little promo video, with the help of F1 driver Sebastian Vettel. It’s obviously a Shell promotion, but for fans of The Grand...

2020 Opel Insignia facelift spied, new Holden Commodore? (video)

Jul 17, 2019

A prototype version of what could end up being the 2020 Holden Commodore has been spotted testing on the Nurburgring, in the form of the 2020 Opel Insignia facelift. Opel and Vauxhall look set to...

2020 Vauxhall/Opel Astra revealed; new powertrains, revised aero

Jul 04, 2019

Vauxhall/Opel in Europe has/have revealed the facelifted 2020 Astra, introducing some new powertrain options, while adding more advanced technology, and streamlining the design. It looks quite similar to the outgoing version, and that includes the...

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...