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New Opel Corsa for SA: Three models, more power

AUTOMAKER Opel launched the first model in its 2021 range of its latest Corsa range, the Edition, in January but now in showrooms is the remainder of the Corsa and Elegance ranges – historically, the sixth generation. They variously share a 1.2 or 1.2 turbo engines – in South Africa, at least, along with a… Continue reading New Opel Corsa for SA: Three models, more power

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Opel Crossland: Facelift for ‘future-ready’ family wagon

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Opel South Africa, a subsidiary of Stellantis, has introduced the facelifted Crossland SUV with what it calls ”a bold new look and striking new front-end design” and called it the Opel Vizor nose. Take a look at the images… Opel says the Vizor can be closely linked to previous iconic Opel… Continue reading Opel Crossland: Facelift for ‘future-ready’ family wagon

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2020 Opel newbies: freshened buses, cars and vans

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 2020 promises to be an exciting year for Opel here in southern Africa. The planned arrival of the new  Astra – with its adjusted styling – will happen in the second quarter. The Zafira Life and the Vivaro Cargo panel van will arrive in the third quarter, each with a two-litre… Continue reading 2020 Opel newbies: freshened buses, cars and vans

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Another five-star people-carrier on the way from Opel

Voted ‘Best Buy Car of Europe 2019’ Opel Zafira Life expected first quarter 2020 Practicality, comfort, safety top priorities RUSSELSHEIM, Germany – Opel’s sales bossman Xavier Duchemin revealed the Opel Zafira Life at the 2019 Brussels auto show and this is it, to be in South African showrooms in early 2020. Duchemin said at the… Continue reading Another five-star people-carrier on the way from Opel

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Opel Combo Life: Get two cars for price of one

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Opel’s follow-up to its Cargo Van is on the horizon for launch in South Africa… it’s the Combo Life family van that already has a European ‘Best Buy’ award under its beltline. It’s expected to come ashore here in South Africa in the third quarter of 2019. Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller said… Continue reading Opel Combo Life: Get two cars for price of one

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Opel Corsa goes back to its roots with new Corsa GSi

JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – A three-door Opel Corsa GSi will join the range offered in South Africa from May 2019 with some tweaks to make the cars ”worthy of the GSi badge”. Opel rates the car as heading towards sport luxury territory with a power train focused on daily driving, thus following a trend of ”gently… Continue reading Opel Corsa goes back to its roots with new Corsa GSi

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Opel birthday bash comes with special anniversary edition

120 years of Opel auto production Special model to celebrate anniversary In showrooms second half of March 2019 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Opel South Africa, to celebrate the brand’s 120 years in the vehicle industry, will be importing limited numbers of an anniversary Corsa 120Y Special Edition later in March 2019. The car, Opel says,… Continue reading Opel birthday bash comes with special anniversary edition

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First look: Smart lights for the 2019 new Opel Corsa

Battery-electric model will lead model charge Vauxhall (Opel) takes EV motoring mainstream Tech shines light on Vauxhall’s new best-seller LUTON, England – Vauxhall (Opel in South Africa) has released the teaser image above of the all-new Corsa which, the automaker believes, will be one of the most anticipated new cars to reach showrooms through 2019.… Continue reading First look: Smart lights for the 2019 new Opel Corsa

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New car or van for ’18? Try the Opel range

Turbo keynote to coming 2019 vehicles First to come will be a 120Y Special Edition In March will come an OPC-Line sport pack CAPE TOWN, South Africa: Opel, a brand about to celebrate its 120th anniversary, will bring seven new models to showrooms across South Africa through 2019, supported by a multitude of specification updates… Continue reading New car or van for ’18? Try the Opel range