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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...