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vilner restores 1938 opel olympia

Opel Olympia is one of the icons in the automotive industry. The compact car was in production from 1935 to 1940, and from 1947 to 1953, and then again from 1967 to 1970. As a matter of fact, the first Olympia was Germany's first mass-produced car with an all-steel unitized body which delivered an enhancement of the weight of the model. In addition, Olympia was a revolutionary car, because for he first time in the automotive world, there has been used spot welding, advanced types of steel, an

2014 opel insignia to debut at frankfurt motor show

2014 Opel Insignia will celebrate its world debut at the 65th Frankfurt Motor Show in mid September. The exclusive model will offer its customers even more attractive interior and exterior styling. Furthermore, the car will include new and more powerful ultra-efficient direct injection engines – namely the two new

debut: 2014 vauxhall vxr8 gts delivers 576 horsepower

The new 2014 Vauxhall VXR8 GTS is equipped with Eaton supercharger and 6.2-litre LSA V8 engine that drives the rear wheels. This means that it is capable of delivering nearly 600 hp (441 kW) and a soundtrack guaranteed to make your hairs stand on end. The vehicle is based on HSV’s GEN-F GTS and it is propelled by

opel astra 1.6 liter sidi turbo - 170hp and 280nm

Opel Astra is now available with a new 1.6 liter SIDI Turbo petrol engine. It produces 170HP (125 kW) and 280Nm (206 lb-ft) of torque. The new SIDI replaces the old 1.6 liter Turbo and provides an additional 50Nm compared to its predecessor. What is more, the torque availability has dropped from 2,200RPM to just 1,650RPM resulting in lower fuel consumption and much nicer to drive. The engine is connected to a new 6-speed manual gearbox or an optional low-friction 6-speed automatic with Active Select Funct

opel astra h opc nurburgring by wrapworks

WRAPworks has chosen the compact Opel in order to make of it an exquisite creation which will proudly carry the name “Nurburgring Edition”. The foil colors that have bee used in this project are titan-metallic mat as well as high-gloss red and they have been carefully chosen to match the factory logo. However, in order to foil every tiny detail, the car has been largely disassembled into its component parts. In addition, there was especially developed a high-gloss digital printing in carbon style for the eng

opel adam rally cup [video]

Here is a nice video of the new sporty Opel Adam Cup published in Youtube by Claus Moller. The rally car is priced from below €25,000 making it very affordable. 2013 Opel Adam Cup is powered by a naturally-aspirated 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 140 HP (103 kW). Considering its low weight, sport suspension, bigger brakes and performance tires, the small car brings a lot of driving pleasure. The video shows some drifting and fast driving at the countryside. Last, but

opel cascada opc [render]

Here is a good render of the Cascada OPC. The performance convertible by Opel is expected to hit the market in the end of this year. The new Cascada was introduced with an all-new 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 170HP (125 kW) and 280Nm (207 lb-ft) of torque. There is also a 1.4 liter turbocharged petrol with 140HP (103 kW) and 220Nm (163 lb-ft). A diesel variant is also available – 2.0 CDTi with 165HP (121 kW) and 380Nm (282 lb-ft). The gearboxes are either 6-speed manual or

2013 opel zafira tourer 1.6 cdti - 136hp and 320nm

After the announcet of the powerful Zafira Tourer 2.0 CDTI, Opel will present the new 2013 Zafira Tourer 1.6 CDTI at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, next month. The super-efficient diesel van offers good performance and low fuel consumption. What is more, this is the cleanest diesel engine in the company’s history

2013 opel cascada – glamorous mid-size convertible

Opel will exhibit the all-new 2013 Cascada at the Geneva Motor Show. This is an elegant four-seater convertible with nice silhouette and a sophisticated, high quality soft-top. The mid-size convertible has a length of 4,700 mm, which means enough space for four occupants. It also boasts many premium technologies

irmscher opel astra gtc sport 45 special edition to debut in geneva

Irmscher Opel Astra GTC Sport 45 Special Edition is going to be unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show was just announced by the tuning company. Only 45 units of this special vehicle will be made in order to celebrate the 45th birthday of Irmscher in 2013. The customization here was created with the aim to enhance the distinctively sporty design of the Opel Astra GTC. Under the hood of the latter works an improved Astra 1.6 Turbo engine, which

official world premiere of vauxhall adam rocks concept in geneva

Vauxhall Adam Rocks Concept is set to amaze the Geneva Motor Show visitors where it is going to be officially revealed. The concept study is an urban mini-crossover that could open a new segment in the industry. When compared with the production model, Adam Rocks is taller, wider, but still more compact in appearance and at the same time is offering a cabriolet roof. It aims to show the versatile opportunities for customization and personaliza

opel adam r2 concept debuts at geneva motor show

Opel Adam Cup added to the range of the brand’s motorsport cars with its debut in November last year. However, at the Geneva Motor Show Opel will presents Adam R2 Concept, which is built on the Cup version and will undergo final development and homologation during 2013. Opel Adam R2 aims to add a step further to the motorsport strategy by offering a top-class vehicle for international customer rallying. In addition, it will be also eligible for every national championship in Europe. The R2 rally variant is