Opel

Opel planning “highlight” concept for Geneva, new sports car

Dec 17, 2015

Opel will be unveiling an all-new concept car at the Geneva Motor Show in March, set to inspire a future dedicated sports car. Speaking with Autobild recently, Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann hinted a new sports...

Irmscher plans upgrade package for 2016 Opel Astra

Oct 26, 2015

Irmscher is planning a neat upgrade package for the 2016 Opel Astra (soon-to-be Holden Astra), including enhancements for styling and performance. The 2016 Opel Astra was revealed earlier this year, showcasing a more modern design,...

Irmscher develops ‘is3 Bandit’, based on Opel Insignia OPC

Sep 23, 2015

The Opel Insignia OPC, called the Holden Insignia VXR in Australia, is the recipient of a new tuning project announced by renowned German tuner Irmscher. It’s called the Insignia is3 Bandit. In standard form the...

Opel Astra TCR racing car previewed, debuts at Frankfurt

Jul 31, 2015

Opel is planning to unveil its entry into the Touring Car Racing series based on the Astra at the Frankfurt Motor Show, releasing this preview to build anticipation. The Opel Astra TCR car is being...

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...

2016 Opel Astra revealed; most advanced yet, up to 200kg lighter

Jun 01, 2015

Opel has revealed the new 2016 Astra ‘K’, showcasing a fresh, upmarket look inside and out, more advanced tech, a significant weight loss, and new powertrain options. Even thought the Opel Astra has long since...

2016 Opel Astra getting LED Matrix headlight technology

May 14, 2015

The new Holden Astra, based on the current Opel Astra, is only just arriving in Australia now. But overseas, GM’s European departments are planning the next-gen 2016 Astra. It’s set to be one of the...

2015 Opel Corsa OPC revealed before Geneva debut

Feb 05, 2015

Opel has officially lifted the lid on its latest hot hatch, the 2015 Corsa OPC. It offers more power than ever before, updated styling, and improved handling. Opel has given its smallest hot hatch a...

Opel Astra Google Street View car crashed in Serbia

Nov 18, 2014

Regrettably, our newspapers are all too often littered with sorrowful reports of car collisions. Maybe that is why an article about a crashed Opel Astra in Serbia does not seem striking enough for you at...

Video: 2015 Opel Corsa OPC spotted at Nurburgring

Oct 09, 2014

Opel has been spotted test driving a prototype version of the next-gen 2015 Corsa OPC at the Nurburgring in Germany. This will be the new super hot hatch that may eventually find its way to...

Sporty Opel Adam S production model revealed

Sep 18, 2014

The production version of the sporty Opel Adam S has been revealed before its Paris debut next month. It’s a shame Opel is no longer around in Australia as this looks like it could be...

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....