Tag Archives: Opel

2020 Opel Mokka X spy shots

Opel engineers are out testing the first redesigned model post the brand's sale by General Motors to France's PSA Group one year ago. The model is a replacement for the current Mokka X, which does duty in the United States as the Buick Encore. The Mokka X is one of the most popular models in the subcompact crossover SUV segment. It was only...

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PSA Group will decide in coming months what brand(s) to launch in US

French automaker PSA Group, which controls the Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Opel (Vauxhall) brands, plans to sell cars in the United States no later than 2026. In the coming months, the automaker will make some key decisions surrounding how it plans to return, including what brand(s) will lead the charge. PSA CEO Carlos Tavares told Automotive News...

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2020 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer spy shots

Opel's Insignia lineup is about to be updated, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a concealed prototype testing on the Nürburgring. The particular tester is for the Insignia's Sports Tourer wagon body style, which we get here in jacked-up Buick Regal TourX soft-roader form. We also get the regular Insignia Grand Sport as our Buick Regal Sportback...

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Opel GT X Experimental concept debuts new design language

Opel on Wednesday provided the first look at a new concept previewing the design destined for models arriving in the mid-2020s. The concept is called the GT X Experimental, and it's a compact crossover designed under the themes of “bold and pure,” the characteristics of Opel's new design language. The concept also features an electric powertrain...

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2019 Opel Astra spy shots and video

Opel engineers are out testing a prototype for a facelifted version of the Astra compact hatchback. The facelifted Astra is expected on sale in markets where Opel operates sometime next year. The tweaks constitute a mid-cycle update for the current Astra which made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. We can expect a new front fascia and revised...

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2019 Opel Astra spy shots

Opel engineers are out testing a prototype for a facelifted version of the Astra compact hatchback. The facelifted Astra is expected on sale in markets where Opel operates sometime next year. The tweaks constitute a mid-cycle update for the current Astra which made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. We can expect a new front fascia and revised...

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First look at new Opel design language, GT X Experimental concept

Opel on Wednesday provided the first look at a new concept car previewing the design destined for models arriving in the mid-2020s. The concept is called the GT X Experimental, and it's been designed under the themes of “bold and pure” that characterize Opel's latest design language. The full reveal will come later this year. Key to design is...

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Opel posts first profit in almost 2 decades

Germany's Opel is already seeing the results of synergies with new parent PSA Group as the brand has just reported its first profit in almost two decades. Opel (Vauxhall in the United Kingdom) on Tuesday reported sales of 550,900 units and a profit of $587 million for the first six months of 2018. Opel's profit margin has also reached 5 percent, which is...

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Opel teases new “bold and pure” design language

Opel announced Wednesday plans to unveil a new concept car by the end of the year. The concept, previewed in a single teaser shot, will introduce Opel's new design language “bold and pure,” which the German brand will use to mark its new era away from the control of former parent General Motors. Coinciding with its arrival will also be a new...

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2019 Opel Astra spy shots

Opel engineers are out testing a prototype for a facelifted version of the Astra compact hatchback. The facelifted Astra is expected on sale in markets where Opel operates sometime next year. The tweaks constitute a mid-cycle update for the current Astra which made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. We can expect a new front fascia and revised...

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