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Feature Article: 2013 Opel Astra OPC Review
2013 OPEL ASTRA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Hot hatch Price: 42 990 plus on-roads Fuel Economy claimed: 8.1l 100km tested: 11.3l 100km OVERVIEW The hot-hatch microcosm contains some potent and memorable machines many tagged 'G-T-I' thanks to some keen efforts over the years from Volkswagen Peugeot and even Suzuki. But Opel would like to you to conjure the letters O-P-C when you next think of a potent hatch with plenty of grunt and enough road-holding grip to challenge common sense. It's in a neck-and-neck battle with the RenaultSport Megane. Like the Renault a reckless application of throttle to the 'Opel Performance... continue reading
Opel GT Coupe Could Lead To A Holden Attack On The Audi TTMON, 5 OCT, 2015
With a five-door hatch and wagon already shown, there’s still more to come from the Opel Astra, which will wear Holden badges when it arrives...
New Astra Wagon Unveiled Ahead Of Frankfurt Motor ShowFRI, 11 SEP, 2015
General Motors has pulled the covers from its new European-market Astra wagon on the eve of the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Opel Teases Astra TCR Racer Ahead Of FrankfurtFRI, 31 JUL, 2015
Opel has released the first teaser sketches for what will become its second-generation Astra TCR race car.
GSi Badge Returning To Astra Range?FRI, 19 JUN, 2015
GM’s new Astra five-door hatch will revive the sporty GSi name, according to reports in the British press this week.
New Astra Transformed Into Sedan, Wagon, Three-door Hot HatchTHU, 4 JUN, 2015
Holden’s new Astra hatch made its global debut in its Opel-badged European form this week, and the web’s wild band of Photoshop guns ha...
Brand-New Holden Astra Revealed Ahead Of Frankfurt DebutMON, 1 JUN, 2015
Holden’s brand-new, next-generation, not-the-one-that-just-launched Astra hatch has been revealed today, on the heels of a broken embargo in ...
Holden Astra: New 2016 Hatch Confirmed For September DebutWED, 6 MAY, 2015
The next-generation Astra hatch will make its global debut at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show.
All-New Holden Astra Spied TestingMON, 30 MAR, 2015
Holden’s next-generation Astra hatch, developed primarily by German cousin Opel, has been spied testing in Europe this week.
2015 Opel Corsa OPC Revealed: Compact VXR Bound For Oz?THU, 5 FEB, 2015
The hot new Opel Corsa OPC hatch has now made its official debut, following a series of leaked images that surfaced earlier this week. The...
Opel Corsa OPC Teased Ahead Of Geneva Unveiling: VideoSAT, 31 JAN, 2015
Opel has released a teaser video for its new Corsa OPC, ahead of an official unveiling at this year’s Geneva Motor Show.
2013 Opel Insignia OPC Launch ReviewMON, 18 FEB, 2013
2013 OPEL INSIGNIA OPC REVIEW What’s hot: Big power, big torque, nice style.
2013 Opel Astra OPC Launch ReviewTHU, 14 FEB, 2013
2013 OPEL ASTRA OPC REVIEW What’s hot: Fantastic cornering grip and ride, sweet turbo engine, massive mid-range punch.
2013 Opel Insignia Select Sports Tourer CDTi ReviewMON, 21 JAN, 2013
2013 OPEL INSIGNIA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Medium wagon Price: $48,990 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy claimed: 6.0 l/100km | tested: 7.4 l/1...
2013 Opel Astra GTC Sport ReviewFRI, 4 JAN, 2013
2013 OPEL ASTRA REVIEW Vehicle Style: Three door small hatchback Price: $34,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/transmission: 1.6 litre tur...
Opel Insignia Select Sedan 2.0T Petrol And Sports Tourer 2.0T Diesel ReviewMON, 13 AUG, 2012
OPEL INSIGNIA REVIEW What's hot: Elegant interior style, both imperiously swift on road What's not: Starting to date, road noise o...
Opel Astra GTC 1.6T Sport Launch ReviewFRI, 3 AUG, 2012
OPEL ASTRA GTC REVIEW Price: $34,990 (plus on-roads) Power: 132kW @ 5500rpm Torque: 230Nm @ 2200rpm Transmission: six-speed manual 0...