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Official: 2018 Vauxhall Insignia

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The British branch of legendary automaker Opel decided to give us a proper preview of the new version of the executive saloon before the car gets its official debut at next year’s Geneva Motor Show. The 2018 Vauxhall Insignia comes with a grown up, more serious design, and benefits from a host of advanced technology […]


Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 5:49 by
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Opel GT Concept Headed to Geneva Motor Show

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Yes, this is the same Opel GT they unveiled with lots of pomp and circumstance last month. But if you remember they didn’t offer a good look at the car’s interior. Turns out they were saving it for the Geneva Motor Show. So here’s a sneak peek inside the cool cabin of the GT concept.


Published on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 6:01 by
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Production Opel GT Rendered But It’s Not Happening

Production Opel GT

Turns out all the brouhaha Opel made about the debut of their new GT concept was for nothing. They have confirmed there is no plans for a production Opel GT, which is shame, because as you can see in this speculative rendering it could have been good.


Published on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 6:48 by
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First Look: Opel GT Concept

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The first official pictures of the highly anticipated Opel GT Concept have no hit the web, showing a pretty crazy design that reminds us of the concept cars of early 90s. It’s an odd object, this GT concept, but it’s nice to look at nonetheless.


Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:02 by
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Fresh Set of Teasers for Opel GT Concept

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Opel/Vauxhall have come up with a brand-new concept car for this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and they are so excited about it, they can’t stop teasing it. They have just dropped new preview pictures and videos of this Opel GT Concept, it’s looking rather promising.


Published on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 6:15 by
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IAA Preview: Opel Astra TCR

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Opel is set to expand its customer touring car racing activities with the launch of a new Astra-based race car at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2016 Opel Astra TCR (Touring Car Racing) can be used in a variety of national and international events that operate under the rules of global TCR International Series.


Published on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 5:48 by
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Opel Adam Grand Slam: Prices and Specs

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Since its conception, Opel/Vauxhall Adam has been blessed – or cursed, depending on your opinion – with strange names. The car itself is named after a man, the founder of Opel, and each new variant gets an equally weird one. This one for example is called the Adam Grand Slam.


Published on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 10:57 by
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New Opel Ampera Rendered Based on 2016 Chevy Volt

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It is not clear yet if Chevrolet is going to let their European branch, Opel, use the new Volt as the basis for a new Ampera electric car. But rendering enthusiast X-Tomi went ahead and created a virtual one, just in case.


Published on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6:26 by
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Production Opel Adam S Unveiled Ahead of Paris Debut

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Opel/Vauxhall unveiled a production version of the high-performance Adam S concept. Set for official debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, Opel Adam S, features more power than the standard models as well as special exterior and interior features.


Published on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:10 by
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Irmscher Opel Astra GTC i 1400

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The lovely Opel Astra GTC has received a new upgrade package from Irmscher. Limited to 100 units, this tuning program wants to add some hotness to the GTC’s hatchback body and make a proper hot hatch. So it includes aggressive visual mods and extra power.


Published on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 14:59 by
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LS3-Powered Opel GT by Mädchen & Motoren

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Opel GT was one of those collaborative efforts between GM and their German subsidiary Opel which, like most things they do together, wasn’t a very big success. The GT and its American counterpart Pontiac Solstice were both dropped after a few years in production. Now a German specialist decided to revisit the old sports car and make it […]


Published on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 6:22 by
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Opel Adam VR46 Limited Edition Launched in Italy

Opel Adam VR46

Opel’s next trick to attract customers to their Adam city car is creating special editions named after celebrities. In Italy, for example, they just came up with the Opel Adam VR46 limited edition, which is an homage to the local MotoGP hero, Valentino Rossi.


Published on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:50 by
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Most Famous Car Nicknames in History

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Throughout automotive history, there are a few cars that are not remembered by their official name, but by their popular nicknames instead. “Cobra”, “Frog Eye”, “Breadvan” or “Strawberry Basket” are just a few examples, but the list is a lot longer, including both nicknames used worldwide or only on several important markets. So let’s check […]


Watch Opel Astra OPC Extreme in Some Mellow Action

Opel Astra OPC Extreme Track

At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month Opel revealed an Extreme version of its Astra OPC hot hatch which attracted a lot of attention. To maintain that attention a bit longer, they have now released a promotional video of the car showing it action. The thing is, there doesn’t seem to be much action […]


Published on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:47 by
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Opel Adam S Debuts at Geneva

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Opel/Vauxhall confirmed the debut of a range-topping, high-performance version of the Adam city car at the Geneva Motor Show. Dubbed Adam S, the little hot hatch boasts a 1.4-litre Turbo ECOTEC engine with 150 horsepower, and features OPC/VXR goodies.


Published on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 14:14 by
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