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Opel Monza Concept
11th August, 2013
The visionary concept car shows what people can expect from Opel in the future. Efficiency and connectivity are the two major themes on top of the priority list for development of the next generation of Opel models ..... more

Opel Australia shut shop
4th August, 2013
Wheels fall off GM's Opel brand as the local operation calls it quits after just one year ..... more

Opel's new AWD Insignia Country Tourer
7th July, 2013
Defining features include protective under-body guards front and rear, combined with prominent wheel-arch and lower body cladding, all complemented by dual exhaust tail pipes. State-of-the-art all-wheel drive ensures grip and sure-footed handling ..... more

Opel Astra GTC Sport coupe gains new 1.6-litre SIDI turbo engine & auto
19th June, 2013
Buyers not only gain an automatic transmission in the GTC Sport but also the new 1.6-litre turbo direct injection engine. Opel’s new 1.6-litre SIDI turbo engine boasts an impressive torque of 280 Nm ..... more

Opel Corsa OPC
17th June, 2013
Tiny, but powerful hot hatch with 141kW is the ultimate expression of Corsa’s performance. It is the entry point to the OPC range and its priced* from $28,990* ..... more

Opel Mokka due in Q3
30th April, 2013
Mokka, Opel's small SUV, will launch locally with a turbo-charged 1.4-litre engine paired with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission, and will be available with both front-wheel drive and adaptive all-wheel drive technology ..... more

Opel Zafira Tourer here mid-year
9th April, 2013
Offering a blend of functionality and comfort, the seven-seat people mover will be powered by the choice of a 1.6-litre turbo petrol or 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine ..... more (copyright image)

Opel Insignia Select Sports Tourer

2nd April, 2013 (copyright image)

Opel Astra GTC Sport coupe

20th March, 2013

Opel Insignia OPC released
5th March, 2013
Opel has packed the Insignia OPC with extra high-tech features. It is the first Opel in Australia to offer adaptive all-wheel drive and an electronic rear limited slip differential as standard. Its FlexRide damping system is specially tuned to give OPC drivers a more active driving experience ..... more

Opel Astra OPC arrives
22nd February, 2013
Powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct injection engine, the Astra OPC achieves maximum torque of 400 Nm and can sprint from zero to 100 km/h in just six seconds ..... more

Opel OPC prices revealed
18th February, 2013
Pricing has been set for the newest range of performance cars to arrive in Australia and with prices starting from $28,990* for the Corsa OPC, from $42,990* for the Astra OPC, and from $59,990* for the Insignia OPC, Opel’s OPC range offers Australian motorists plenty of bang for their buck ..... more

What is OPC in Opel terms?
15th February, 2013
Since launch Opel vehicles have broken a string of records on the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife 20.8 km track. The Astra OPC did it first in 8:35:94 in 2005 ..... more (copyright image)

Opel Astra hatchback

6th January, 2013

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Opel confirm more OPC models coming
19th December, 2012
Opel Australia’s Managing Director, Bill Mott said that being able to bring the three model OPC model line-up to Australia has been on the top of the wish list since Opel announced they were heading down under ..... more

Opel Astra OPC confirmed for Australia
12th October, 2012
The Opel Performance Centre, responsible for the sporty accents in the Opel model line-up since 1999, is a decisive element in the brand’s profile. It embodies a high level of emotion and passion for striking design, top-class technology and extraordinary driving dynamics ..... more

Opel introduces "Capped Price" servicing
13th September, 2012
With Opel now on sale in Australia, the German-based General Motors owned brand is joining the increasing number of automotive brands offering "capped price" servicing to their customers ..... more

Opel announce local pricing
1st August, 2012
Opel Australia today announced pricing and specification for the Corsa, Astra and Insignia launch line-up, offering German engineering and design at an accessible price ..... more

GM's new tiny car for Europe
12th July, 2012
With the all-new Opel (and Vauxhall) Adam, General Motors is entering the fashion-led A-segment with a chic, small, European urban car. The Opel Adam combines bold, powerful design with potential for almost unlimited personalisation, making each Adam totally unique ..... more

Opel announce dealer locations
28th June, 2012
Opel Australia has confirmed seventeen dealerships will be selling their cars across the nation from September this year ..... more

Opel Astra refreshed in Europe
18th June, 2012
Sleek design enhancements on both exterior and interior; Astra sedan revealed; The newly enhanced Astra hatch & wagon will be launched in Australia during September ..... more (copyright image)

Opel Meriva

11th April, 2012

Opel Astra GTC confirmed for Australia
10th February, 2012
As expected, Opel Australia has confirmed that the Astra GTC three-door sports coupe will be coming to Australia to complete the launch line-up ..... more

Opel Mokka for 2013
11th January, 2012
“The Opel Mokka takes its strengths from traditional, larger SUVs and fits them into a modern compact format,” says Opel CEO Karl-Friedrich Stracke ..... more

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Opel Zafira Tourer Concept
6th March, 2011
The Zafira Tourer Concept is like a “lounge on wheels” with a light and airy interior that offers space for rear passengers. It brings values like ambition and innovative technologies to the monocab segment while showcasing Opel’s design philosophy "sculptural artistry meets German precision" ..... more

Opel confirmed for Australia
11th January, 2011
"Whilst it is unreasonable to expect GM to reveal their business plan, it is easy to see that the introduction of another GM brand into the mainstream market is clearly going to dilute the value of the Holden brand. By setting up a new dealer network, GM is denying the loyal band of Holden dealers the opportunity to update Holden Astra owners into a new model Astra ....." more

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New Astra Coupe Concept for GM Europe
12th September, 2010
Opel and Vauxhall’s GTC Paris Concept, which gives the strongest hint yet to the Astra Sport Hatch’s successor and is set for a debut early next month at the Paris Motor Show ..... more

GM Europe's new concept: Opel Flextreme GT/E
21st February, 2010
Opel will unveil its Flextreme GT/E concept car at the 80th Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland next month, that will boost the company’s credentials as a leader in eco-friendly technologies ..... more

GM To Reveal Opel Ampera Electric Car At Geneva Motor Show
4th February, 2009
“With the Ampera, Opel will be the first European automobile manufacturer to provide customers several hundred kilometres of non-stop electric driving,” said Alain Visser, GM Europe ..... more

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GM's new Vectra for 2009
20th April, 2008
A new name, a new car and a new ambition ..... that's the story of the successor for Europe's Opel/Vauxhall Vectra ..... more

GM's Meriva Concept To Make Geneva Debut
7th February, 2008
Already Europe’s market leader in the monocab sector, with one in five pan-European sales being a Zafira, Meriva or Agila, Vauxhall and Opel are set to unveil their vision of the future ..... more

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Europe's Corsa Uncovered!
18th May, 2006
The new Corsa is slightly longer and wider than the current car (which was sold in Australia as the Holden Barina until late last year) ..... more

GM Opens New European Design Centre
15th May, 2006
As part of General Motors’ continued focus on further strengthening product development, it, last week, opened a new European Design Centre in Rüsselsheim ..... more

GM's Antara Targets European Growth Market
10th May, 2006
Following the enthusiastic reaction to the Antara GTC crossover concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2005, GM launches, in Europe, later this year, the five-door production version of the new Antara ..... more

GM Europe and Renault pursue cooperation on LCVs
10th May, 2006
The cooperation between General Motors Europe (GME) and Renault is taking a further step forward with the release of new van versions for the two brands ..... more

Opel GT: A European Legend Returns
15th February, 2006
The new two-seat GT features an exciting design with sharply cut lines, rear-wheel drive and a potent petrol-fuelled 2-litre four-cylinder turbo engine with direct injection ..... more

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