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Opel Grandland X confirmed as Astra SUV, RAV4 rival

Nov 18, 2016

Opel has confirmed the name of its upcoming SUV/crossover version of the new Astra, called the Grandland X. The model is likely to make its way over to Australian shores in the future. The Opel...

2018 Holden Commodore matrix headlights previewed

Nov 09, 2016

The headlights and front grille treatment of the 2018 Holden Commodore have been revealed some 15 months before its February 2018 on-sale date. This is thanks to a teaser of the Opel Insignia Grand Sport...

Opel confirms new crossover versions of Astra & Insignia – Commodore SUV?

Nov 08, 2016

Opel has announced plans to introduce a mammoth 29 new models by the end of the decade, including a new flagship Insignia Grand Sport (2018 Commodore), Insignia Sports Tourer wagon, and a jumped up off-road...

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 Karl Rocks revealed, baby crossover based on Spark

Sep 13, 2016

Opel is bringing a crossover version of its Karl micro car to the Paris Motor Show, called the Karl Rocks. It’s name after company founder Adam Opel’s oldest son, Carl. It also follows a similar...

Oepl ‘Ampera-e’ to hit Europe as re-badged Chev Bolt

Aug 27, 2016

GM’s European subsidiary, Opel, will get its own version of the Tesla Model 3-rivalling Chevrolet Bolt (pictured) as a captive import, set to be announced at the Paris Motor Show next month. The slightly restyled...

2017 Opel Insignia / 2018 Commodore spotted at Nurburgring (video)

Jul 22, 2016

The all-new 2017 Opel Insignia, which will likely spawn the next Commodore, has been spotted in prototype form once again. This time out on the Nurburgring, pushing the tyres and suspension to the limit. Although...

Next-gen Opel Insignia spotted, 2018 Commodore? (video)

Jul 01, 2016

Prototypes for the next-generation Opel Insignia have been spotted in Germany, along side a mysterious prototype Astra wagon. The significance of the new Insignia simply cannot be overstated. Not only is it the technical flagship...

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...

Opel Mokka X revealed before Geneva show debut

Feb 05, 2016

European GM brand Opel is planning to unveil an updated version of the Mokka crossover at the Geneva Motor Show next month, called the Mokka X. The Opel Mokka is based on GM’s Gamma II...

Opel GT Concept revealed: 1.0L turbo, RWD, 1000kg

Jan 27, 2016

After numerous teasers, Opel has decided to unveil the new GT Concept sports car ahead of its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Opel describes it as “purebred, pared down, yet unashamedly...