As seen in the original concept, and indeed in CarAdvice's own spy photos, the Opel Meriva has gone on show at Geneva overnight, complete with the suicide doors.

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Opel's lawyers insist they be called "Flex Doors," but either way the hinge arrangement allows back-seat passengers easier entry and egress from the brand's new people mover.

The classy exterior designed is matched within by a flexible centre console assembly and "Flexspace Seating" that allows the rear seats to be adjusted laterally to make a third (centre) position. The rear bumper also includes a bicycle carrier.

The Meriva will feature a similar engine and transmission line up to the current Opel Astra with a choice of petrol and diesel units available.

Release timing and price has not yet been confirmed.

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