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Opel Insignia OPC facelift revealed

The facelifted Opel Insignia OPC has been revealed, sporting a slight redesign and several chassis revisions aimed at keeping the mid-size performance car competitive. The redesigned Opel Insignia OPC offers up a few subtle styling tweaks over the previous car...

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Opel Insignia OPC wagon spied
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Opel Insignia OPC wagon spied

The Opel Insignia OPC wagon has been spied ahead of its official unveiling due at next month's Frankfurt motor show. Snapped by CarAdvice's spy photographers wearing only light camouflage, the reworked Opel Insignia OPC wagon differentiates itself from the existing model with a new grille, new headlights and a tweaked rear-end with new tail-lights and chrome strip positioning...


Opel Insignia Country Tourer to debut at Frankfurt
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Opel Insignia Country Tourer to debut at Frankfurt

The Opel Insignia Country Tourer has been revealed ahead of its world premiere at September's Frankfurt motor show. Based on the recently facelifted Opel Insignia wagon, the new Opel Insignia Country Tourer aims to add “SUV character” to the family wagon...


Opel Insignia facelift officially revealed
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Opel Insignia facelift officially revealed

First images of the facelifted Opel Insignia have been officially revealed ahead of its world premiere at September's Frankfurt motor show. The facelifted Opel Insignia sedan and wagon reveals a sleeker front end with slimmer headlights and LED running lights, a wider front grille, and redesigned front bumper with a lower foglight recess...


Opel Insignia wagon facelift spied
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Opel Insignia wagon facelift spied

The facelifted Opel Insignia wagon has been spied cold-weather testing in Europe, revealing more details of the mid-sized model's first facelift since 2008. Following last month's spy shots of the Opel Insignia sedan, which revealed the car's new front and rear light designs, these latest images confirm the Opel Insignia wagon will sport matching styling from the nose to the B-pillars, including a redesigned grille, bumper and headlights...


Opel Insignia OPC: pricing and specifications
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Opel Insignia OPC: pricing and specifications

The Opel Insignia OPC will take top spot on the German brand's performance ladder when the $59,900 sedan goes on sale locally later this month. The Opel Insignia OPC sits above the Opel Corsa OPC and Opel Astra OPC to complete the company’s new performance line-up. And with a 239kW/435Nm turbocharged 2...


2013 Opel Insignia OPC Review

2013 Opel Insignia OPC Review

It's a difficult car to approach, the Opel Insignia OPC. There's been nothing before it, at least in this country, so this $60,000 fast four-door sedan is an unknown quantity. Opel Performance Centre (OPC), based in Russelsheim, Germany, is the sports-engineering division of GM's European arm, Opel, which itself has recently launched in Australia...

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$59,990

2013 Opel Insignia facelift spied
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2013 Opel Insignia facelift spied

The Opel Insignia will come in for its first facelift since the mid-sized model range launched in 2008. Caught here during cold-weather testing, the Insignia testers have undisguised headlights, engineers obviously testing their performance. The new lights are more angular than those used in the current Insignia, with an obvious 'kink' added on the lower trailing edge of the design...


Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport: unlimited engine, 273km/h top speed
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Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport: unlimited engine, 273km/h top speed

The Vauxhall Insignia VXR SuperSport has been let loose in the UK, with the British brand opening the taps on the hot sedan's Australian-made engine to see over 270km/h. With the speed limiter removed, the 239kW/435Nm turbocharged 2.8-litre V6 petrol powerplant, from Holden's Fishermans Bend factory, propels the Vauxhall Insignia SuperSport to a top speed of 273km/h – 24km/h quicker than the standard VXR, which the SuperSport has now superseded...


Opel Corsa OPC, Opel Insignia OPC performance models set for Australia
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Opel Corsa OPC, Opel Insignia OPC performance models set for Australia

The Opel Corsa OPC and Opel Insignia OPC models are set to expand the German brand's performance line-up in Australia. General Motors’ sister brand to Holden debuted the Opel Astra OPC at last week’s 2012 Sydney motor show, confirming the 206kW hot-hatch would be released in February 2013 with a $42,990 price tag...


Opel Insignia Review
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Opel Insignia Review

Medium cars have overtaken large car sales in Australia and the Opel Insignia, the new mid-sizer from General Motors’ German brand, is hoping to grab a slice of the action. The Insignia represents the flagship of Opel’s range that goes on sale from September, sitting above the Corsa city car and Astra small car...

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$38,990 to $48,990

Opel Insignia details: new Mazda6 rival revealed
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Opel Insignia details: new Mazda6 rival revealed

The Opel Insignia will enter the medium-car segment in September as the General Motors German brand’s flagship model. The Insignia will sit atop a new Opel range that also includes the Corsa city car and Astra small car. Opel is offering two body styles – sedan and wagon – and two engine choices, with all variants pitched at the more premium end of the mainstream medium-car category...


Opel Insignia facelift spy shots
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Opel Insignia facelift spy shots

Our spy photographers have captured two facelifted versions of the Opel Insignia undergoing testing overseas. As the images reveal, exterior updates to the popular mid-sizer will be minimal, limited to some mild revisions to the grille, front and rear lights and bumper designs...


Opel Insignia CrossFour not for Australia yet
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Opel Insignia CrossFour not for Australia yet

General Motors’ German division is set to venture off-road with a high-riding, rough-and-ready version of its Insignia Sports Tourer, dubbed the Opel Insignia CrossFour. Spanish website Motor.Terra posted these leaked images ahead of the CrossFour's anticipated launch sometime this year...


Insignia BiTurbo not part of Opel Australia's plans... yet
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Insignia BiTurbo not part of Opel Australia's plans... yet

Vauxhall’s most powerful diesel engine ever is now available in the Insignia medium car in the UK. The new Insignia BiTurbo is powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.0-litre diesel engine with 143kW of power (at 4000rpm) and 400Nm of torque (1750-2500rpm). The engine is available in hatch and Sport Tourers wagon body styles, front- and all-wheel drive, and with manual or automatic transmissions...


Opel working on large car to sit above Insignia
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Opel working on large car to sit above Insignia

Opel – the German arm of General Motors – is working on a flagship large car to sit above the Insignia. Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke told German publication Tagesspiegel his brand has started development of a new large car. “We need a car above the Insignia and we are working [on it],” Mr Stracke said...


Opel Australia reveals Corsa, Astra, Insignia details for 2012
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Opel Australia reveals Corsa, Astra, Insignia details for 2012

Opel Australia’s new managing director has shed more light on the brand’s initial launch range, and the good news is there will be plenty of choice for light, small and medium car shoppers. Opel Australia chief Bill Mott confirmed the Corsa, Astra and Insignia were all on track for launch in the second half of next year, expected to take place from late in the third quarter or sometime in the final quarter of 2012...


2012 Opel Insignia revealed ahead of Australian launch
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2012 Opel Insignia revealed ahead of Australian launch

The 2012 Opel Insignia update has been revealed ahead of its introduction to Australia next year. This is expected to be the last update before the Opel Insignia goes on sale in Australia, meaning we now have our first look at how the vehicle will appear when it arrives in local showrooms...


Opel Insignia OPC Unlimited let loose to 270km/h
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Opel Insignia OPC Unlimited let loose to 270km/h

The German engineers behind the Opel Insignia OPC have unleashed the vehicle’s Australian-made engine, allowing the mid-sized sports sedan to reach 270km/h. The Opel Insignia OPC Unlimited does away with the electronic speed limiter of the standard OPC model, which normally keeps it down to 250km/h...


Opel Insignia Sports Tourer wagons adopted by German police
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Opel Insignia Sports Tourer wagons adopted by German police

If the Germans use it, it must be good, right? The country usually adopts a few of its own more obvious marques as patrol vehicles, such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen. But now the country has just ordered a fleet of Opel Insignia Sports Tourer wagons to be used for general duties...


Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer video

While none of us like to be reminded of what we're missing out on, this teaser video for Europe's upcoming Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer is well worth a look. The classy Insignia even appears to have a very assertive exhaust note under that stylish body. We can only keep our fingers crossed that the model comes to Australia, but at this stage, there are no such plans...


2009 Opel Insignia OPC spied and rendered
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2009 Opel Insignia OPC spied and rendered

The performance flagship of the recently released Opel Insignia is nearing completion with an almost completely undisguised prototype captured lurking around its natural habitat at Germany’s Nürburgring. While the more timid versions are already available in showrooms, the OPC-variant embodies the “wolf in sheep’s clothing” design philosophy, packing a turbocharged V6 engine under the bonnet delivering over 224kW...


Spied: Insignia OPC at the Ring
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Spied: Insignia OPC at the Ring

The Opel Insignia has certainly made an impression since the staggered reveal of the sedan, hatch and wagon variants over the past few weeks. Now the final iteration has been spotted prowling the Nurburgring during a stint of performance testing.   Whilst on paper, the Insignia may seem out of place of the world's most infamous circuit; this is actually our first glimpse of the performance flagship OPC model...


2009 Opel Insignia Fastback spied
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2009 Opel Insignia Fastback spied

Now that the Opel Insignia has been unveiled to the world, the previously unseen Fastback edition has been caught testing without a single piece of camouflage by our spy photographers. The Holden Vectra-equivalent which will join the saloon and estate variants when it arrives in Europe in 2009...


Opel Insignia Video

While we are still unsure as to whether or not the Opel Insignia will become the next Holden Vectra, this video makes it even more desirable. For more info on the Insignia, click here.


New Opel Insignia (Holden Vectra) revealed
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New Opel Insignia (Holden Vectra) revealed

Holden pulled the Vectra model from the Australian market in 2005 amid slow sales and the rising import cost, but that might all change now that Opel has come out with a new Vectra, better known as the Opel Insignia. Not only does it look absolutely brilliant, but the new car may go a long way in helping GM's ailing fortunes...


2008 Opel Insignia (Vectra) spy photos
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2008 Opel Insignia (Vectra) spy photos

Although Holden stopped importing the Opel Vectra back in 2005, Europeans can't seem to get enough of them. The all-new model has just been caught by our European photographer undergoing cold-weather testing in northern Scandinavia. The photos you see here are of the Opel Insignia, which will replace the Vectra in Europe by the end of this year...