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2018 Opel Corsa sedan spied

The next-generation Opel Corsa sedan has been spied just days after the first pictures of the next-generation hatch arrived in our inbox. Like the earlier hatch prototype, it's hard to make out too many of the final car's styling details due to the extensive camouflage and numerous false body panels...

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2018 Opel Corsa spied testing
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2018 Opel Corsa spied testing

The sixth-generation Opel Corsa has been spied in Europe ahead of its rumoured launch in 2018. With all the camouflage applied to this prototype, it's hard to make out the car's finer styling points. Despite that, though, we can see that the new Corsa will feature head- and tail-lights, and a grille, that are not dissimilar to those used on the next-generation Astra...


Opel Corsa OPC/Vauxhall Corsa VXR photos leaked online
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Opel Corsa OPC/Vauxhall Corsa VXR photos leaked online

Purported promotional images of the new Opel Corsa OPC/Vauxhall Corsa VXR have been leaked online a day ahead of the car's official unveiling. It's widely expected that the Corsa OPC/VXR will be powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine pumping out around 150kW of power and 250Nm of torque for the front wheels to handle...


2015 Opel Corsa OPC Line models revealed
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2015 Opel Corsa OPC Line models revealed

The 2015 Opel Corsa OPC Line is not the full-blown hot-hatch range expected from the German arm of General Motors, but the new styling packs hint at future faster models bearing Opel Performance Centre badging. The newly unveiled Corsa OPC Line receives a range of styling changes including a new lower lip spoiler at the front, side skirts, and a tailgate-mounted rear spoiler...


Opel Corsa OPC: Aussie engineers help boost performance
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Opel Corsa OPC: Aussie engineers help boost performance

Holden engineers have helped give the 2015 Opel Corsa OPC a class-leading power output of more than 150kW. It’s only fitting then that the city-sized hot-hatch, which CarAdvice can also reveal will go on sale in March 2015, could wear a Holden badge as part of the company’s new-product offensive...


Holden range to comprise one-third Opel models
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Holden range to comprise one-third Opel models

More than a third of Holden’s future model line-up will comprise vehicles from European sister brand Opel. General Motors’ Australian and German divisions made the joint product announcement at this week’s 2014 Paris motor show. Holden has already committed to bringing the Astra GTC three-door, Astra VXR hot-hatch, Cascada convertible and Insignia OPC to Australia in 2015 as it targets becoming Australia's most popular brand by 2020...


Holden Corsa could join Barina in city car twin attack
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Holden Corsa could join Barina in city car twin attack

A Holden Corsa could become reality and join the current Barina in a two-tier city car segment attack by the company. Holden has previously imported the Opel Corsa under the Barina nameplate, though CarAdvice believes the company would offer both city cars concurrently in showrooms rather than just replace the current Barina that’s sourced from Korea...


Opel Australia recall: Every Astra, Corsa, Insignia and Zafira sold in Australia affected
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Opel Australia recall: Every Astra, Corsa, Insignia and Zafira sold in Australia affected

Every Opel model sold so far in Australia has been issued with a recall notice over a problem with the owners' manuals issued by the German arm of General Motors. The recall notice - published on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recalls.gov...


2015 Opel Corsa unveiled : Could it join Holden model onslaught?
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2015 Opel Corsa unveiled : Could it join Holden model onslaught?

The new-generation Opel Corsa has been revealed overnight, and it has the potential to come to Australia as part of Holden’s renewed product onslaught. Holden is studying all new models available globally more intensely since announcing in late 2013 that it would end local manufacturing. The company is aiming to become the country’s most popular brand by 2020...


Opel plans 27 new models, 17 new engines by 2018
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Opel plans 27 new models, 17 new engines by 2018

Opel plans to launch 27 new models and 17 new engines over the next four years as it targets strong growth in Germany and across Europe and a return to profitability. In updating the company’s ‘DRIVE!2022’ strategy, Opel CEO Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann said Opel and UK sister brand Vauxhall were aiming for an 8.0 per cent market share in Europe by 2022, up from their current 5...


2015 Opel Corsa city car spied
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2015 Opel Corsa city car spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have captured the 2015 Opel Corsa testing in Germany, revealing new details of the next iteration of General Motors’ European city car ahead of its Paris motor show debut in October. Much mystery surrounds the new Corsa, with some reports claiming the spied car is a new-generation model and others claiming it’s merely another significant facelift of the current fourth-generation hatchback...


Opel Zafira $36,990 price revealed; Corsa clears from $11,990, Insignia $27,990
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Opel Zafira $36,990 price revealed; Corsa clears from $11,990, Insignia $27,990

The Opel Zafira would have been priced from $36,990 had the local division not closed its doors one week before the people-mover's planned launch. Information on automotive specifications database Redbook reveals a two-grade line-up for the Zafira: the $36,990 Sport petrol and $43,990 Luxury diesel...


Opel Australia closure: how it happened and where to from here
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Opel Australia closure: how it happened and where to from here

Opel Australia dealers walked into last Friday's meeting in Melbourne expecting exciting news about new vehicles and fresh marketing direction. "We all went there with a great air of anticipation," one metropolitan Opel dealer principal, who asked to remain anonymous, told CarAdvice...


Opel Corsa OPC: pricing and specifications
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Opel Corsa OPC: pricing and specifications

The Opel Corsa OPC has landed, the smallest car in Opel's local performance line-up starting at $28,990. The entry point into the Opel Performance Centre (OPC) range, the new Opel Corsa OPC is the pocket-rocket stepping stone to the bigger Opel Astra OPC hot-hatch. Powered by a turbocharged 1...


Opel Adam Cabriolet on the way: report
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Opel Adam Cabriolet on the way: report

A convertible version of the Opel Adam city car is under development, according to senior officials within General Motors Europe. UK publication Autocar reports the pint-sized Opel Adam Cabriolet could go on sale in Europe by the end of 2014 to rival the Fiat 500C and the Citroen DS3 Cabrio...


Opel Australia offers driveaway pricing, 24-hour test drives
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Opel Australia offers driveaway pricing, 24-hour test drives

Opel Australia is offering driveaway pricing across its entire vehicle line-up and has introduced a new 24-hour test drive program to give prospective customers more time behind the wheel. The German brand's pricing offer sees the city-sized Opel Corsa now start from $16,990 driveaway, the Opel Astra hatch from $22,990 driveaway, and the mid-sized Opel Insignia from $39,990 driveaway...


Opel Corsa, Subaru Forester, Volvo V40 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings
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Opel Corsa, Subaru Forester, Volvo V40 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The Opel Corsa, Subaru Outback and Volvo V40 have been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) in the latest round of crash testing. ANCAP CEO Nicholas Clarke said the standout performer was the Volvo V40 (above and below), which scored 36.67 points out of 37...


Opel Corsa facelift spied; next-gen hatch on hold
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Opel Corsa facelift spied; next-gen hatch on hold

The next-generation Opel Corsa appears to have been put on hold by General Motors' European division, with new spy shots of an updated version of the current small hatchback revealing only a minor facelift. With car makers across Europe facing fiscal difficulties, the Opel Corsa appears to be one car being asked to stretch its lifecycle for a few more years...


Opel Insignia, Corsa OPC models confirmed for 2013
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Opel Insignia, Corsa OPC models confirmed for 2013

Opel has officially confirmed the Australian arrival of the Opel Insignia OPC and Opel Corsa OPC for 2013. Following CarAdvice’s exclusive story in October, the General Motors-owned brand has confirmed the Opel Performance Centre (OPC) variants of the Insignia medium car and Corsa city car will join the previously confirmed Opel Astra OPC from March next year, expanding its local line-up to six models...


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...