As we had already announced months ago, Opel presented its Cabrio model in the Geneva Motor Show, fulfilling all expectations since the announcement of his arrival. The automaker announced that it will be available in four finishes and four engines, two petrol and two diesels. Its arrival in dealerships is scheduled for the month of May.
One of the most anticipated models in the Geneva Motor Show, in the category that could be labeled as “normal” in current terms, or “generalists” in technical language, is the Opel Cabrio, also known in other markets as Opel Waterfall.
The model, which is nothing new since Opel revealed official images and data back and gave time production started on the last day of February, stands out especially for its successful design. Live shows that the work done by the designers of the company has been successful, especially by the reaction of the public and specialized journalists, which highlight its elegance and balance. According to Opel, the model recaptures the timeless tradition of classical German automaker’s Cabrio of the 50s and 60s. Continue reading
The new 1.6 CDTI engine family debuts Opel Zafira Tourer in the minivan. The 2.0 CDTI 130 hp will give way to a 1.6 CDTI with 136 hp and 320 Nm of torque. Normally 320 Nm are associated with 140-150 hp, so it is willful.
It will be a novelty at the Geneva Motor Show. Not only is content spending -4.1 engines-but l/100 km greener as meets Euro 6. The secret is in the Blue Injection, i.e. injection of urea / water exhaust or selective catalytic reduction (SCR) for friends.
According to the statement is the most environmentally friendly diesel engine is mounted in an Opel. Note that it is the greenest of General Motors, because the 2.0 Turbo Clean Diesel for Chevrolet Cruze (for U.S. market) yields 150 hp and has even less harmful emissions. SCR also used for their escape is healthier. Continue reading
A few days ago we told you the bet urban Opel, the Adam, had over 20,000 orders already on the table. Today, the news that we get over this small have to do with the presentation of a version of rally at the next Geneva Motor Show, in March.
They called Opel Adam R2 comes to complement the Cup (in which it is based); within the competition program that Opel introduced a few months. For now it is a prototype, but during 2013 it will develop and approve (FIA R2) to participate in national rally championships in Europe. Continue reading
Opel Corsa launches more sparing in its history. The utility of the German mark in the version 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX with 95 hp and three-door version has approved a consumption of 3.3 liters per 100 km in the combined cycle and emissions of 88 g / km of CO2.
This Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFLEX, which features Start / Stop as standard, achieved a reduction of 0.2 liters in terms of consumption and 6 g of CO2 from the current Corsa ecoFLEX. How does he do? As pointed Opel incorporated turbodiesel engine oil pump variable flow oil delivery pressure strictly necessary depending on the needs of the propellant. The German brand also ‘responsible’ to a low viscosity oil consumption and gain in a new setting on the maps of engine control module. Continue reading
It’s not ‘designation of origin’ saloon, but is fully prepared to fight and “dueling” with smaller sedan market as the VW Jetta or the new Seat Toledo and Skoda Rapid. And it has reached the fourth body for the Opel Astra, is now Opel Astra Sedan.
Taking a look back somewhat from that in 2010 reached the fourth generation of the compact German Opel has expanded the range derived from that, first with the family Astra Sports Tourer, then with the GTC coupe sports and is now the turn of this saloon at hand, which will reach dealerships in October 2012.
In the previous generation Astra also existed a sedan body, on which the new model grows more than 2 centimeters for its length set to 4.66 m, resulting in a trunk of 460 liters, 30 liters less than before. The shape of the Astra sedan four door exudes elegance and sportiness. If the Opel Insignia boasts one of the finest sedans in its segment, the largest of the Astra has a good starting point in this regard: stylized lines, fall of roof from the C-pillar and side nerve through the door handles. Continue reading
It’s here Opel LED Matrix technology, consisting of a light clusters with pilots of this type through 256 possible configurations, affecting a spectacular, safe and comfortable night lighting, adaptable to oncoming traffic and that means a new paradigm in the headlights of the car industry.
Technology arrives Opel LED Matrix. A revolution in lighting at night in a row and increasing comfort for the eyes, thanks to LEDs with 256 settings which modulate the highlights, avoiding glare to traffic in the opposite wheel and maximizing visibility in night driving.
This is a completely new lighting technology in the manufacture of automobiles. The Opel Insignia incorporating this new system and sensations can not be better: the degree of relaxation for the eyes and the added security, derived from the lighting quality and scope both in width as above, make it a plausible and desirable technology. Continue reading
Opel displayed at the Geneva Motor Show the Mokka, its new compact SUV, the Astra OPC and a bicycle manufactured on the same principles used in the automotive industry, called “RAD e ‘are the other notable developments. Opel held at the Geneva Motor Show 2012 its 150th anniversary. And it will do with the release of Mokka Opel, its new compact SUV. With 4.28 meters long, the Mokka hit the market in the coming months with an offer that includes three engines, two petrol 1.6-liter with 115 hp, 140 hp 1.4 turbo diesel and a 1.7 CDTI 130.
The ‘crossover’ mount the Opel Eye front camera, among other systems of driving aids such as Electronic Stability Control (ESP), Traction Control (TC) and Start System (HSA) and Descent Control System (HDC) along with the possibility of equipping front-or all-wheel drive. Continue reading
The new Opel aesthetics Mokka anticipated months before his presentation at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show to be held in March. The new compact SUV from the German company will enter into direct competition with the successful Nissan Juke. This new model of Opel reaches a relatively new segment, the compact SUV in the Nissan Juke is the undisputed leader. Also compete with upcoming models like the new Ford EcoSport.
The exterior of the new Opel Mokka has a modern and dynamic design. Depending on the brand, the new Mokka 2012 will have the strength of a 4×4 in a smaller format but with great functionality. It measures 4.28 meters long, which means it is 30 centimeters shorter than the Opel Antara. The interior offers enough space for passengers and also has 19 holes for carrying objects. The maximum cargo volume is 1,372 liters, while the boot capacity unknown. Continue reading
The new Opel Zafira Tourer will launch its third generation in November. The MPV will be priced at 19,965 euros output, but will have an initial discount that would be around 2,000 euros. Which will have a single version equipped with the 1.7 CDTI diesel engine 110 hp and below 18,000 euros.
Opel Zafira Tourer will initially have three versions of the turbocharged engine common-rail 2.0 CDTI with 110, 130 and 165 hp. The petrol model will be, for its part, with two engines 1.4 turbo 120 and 140 HP. Both the mechanical 1.4 turbo as the 2.0 CDTI will come equipped with Start-Stop technology. On the other hand, the only six-speed automatic transmission can be purchased with 140 hp 1.4 and 2.0 CDTI of 165. Continue reading