Irmscher is one of the tuning companies, which is hard to see very often. The first reason for this is that they are working only with Opel (Vauxhall) vehicles. The second: they are doing this for 47 years now, and this means that they are really good in it! Now, the modification specialists are absolutely ready with the launch of their new program for the latest Opel Astra.
Visually Better Astra
Irmscher improved the visual stance of the car with some simple changes that prove to be very effe
Opel Astra TCR has gone official and is now revealed via several images that show its exuberance. The photos were made at the international TCR (Touring Car Racing) presentation at the circuit Jules Tacheny in Mettet, Belgium. And this is also where they have shown the car for the first time in front of public.
Astra TCR is a contemporary sports car that features unique combination of modern racing technology and advanced safety features. Opel has created it to give the opportunity to those w
Opel Astra TCR has just been teased with couple of sketches, which give nothing else but additional glimpse of the future customer racing sports car. The new vehicle is going to make an official debut in Belgium in two weeks, on October 15. Opel is promising that this will be one of their best models ever and will offer to its customers outstanding racing characteristics.
In addition, the company also stated that the development of the new Astra TCR is going according to plan. The hugely succ
Considered as one of the best models in the mini-car class by Auto Bild (issue 32/2015) the Opel KARL now has and other tricks to show us. Now the entry-level model can be directly ordered with the economical ecoFLEX version. This unit is ideal for everyday use and offers Start/Stop system and three cylinders and produces a total of 75hp (55kW) power output. The 1.0-liter powerplant consumes a total of 4.1 liters of gasoline and has CO2 emissions of just 94 grams per kilometer. Nice, huh?
Opel expands its racing lineup The latest sports vehicle is based on the new Astra, which will make its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) this September and it will develop the vehicle in accordance with the regulation of the TCR series for national and international racing events.
The TCR series, first demonstrated in 2015, is based on a special three-pillar concept, that further includes national and continental race events along with the global TCR International Series. In
Opel's latest 1.4-liter engine is called ECOTEC Direct Injection Turbo and will celebrate its debut in the latest Opel Astra at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, held this September. In its core this is a four-cylinder turbocharged machine, that comes with a special direct injection system and will be available with two outputs: 125 hp (92 kW) and 150 hp (110 kW). As you also noticed, this combination is similar to the recently introduced 1.0-ECOTEC Direct Injection, geared with Opel AD
Opel Astra gets additionally enhanced with more economical engine – the 110 hp (81 kW) 1.6 CDTI. The unit emits only 94 grams of CO2 per kilometer and this is equivalent to 3.6 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers. And for those who chose the 100 kW/136 hp output version, Opel has good news, because it is improved and emits only 99 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In addition to this it needs just 3.7 liters of diesel. The more powerful version accelerates the Astra sedan from 0 to 100 km/h in 10.1 se
Just like the MINI Paceman GoalCooper, Vauxhall has just unveiled the new Astra Copacabana that celebrates this year’s FIFA World Cup. It has the Brazilian flag on its roof, while palm trees, dancing lines and silhouette of football players all along its doors.
The vehicle is based on Astra GTC and under its bonnet has the 1.6 Turbo litre engine, which offers more drama due to the capability of 200 horsepower (147 kW). The car needs only 2.6 seconds to cover the accelerations sprint from 0 to
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 s
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 develops 200 hp (147 kW).
With a lowering of 3
The famous Opel brand is going to return to the motor racing with the new Opel Adam Cup and new Opel Astra OPC. The goal of the company is to make a new model which is both technically sophisticated and reasonably priced, and at the same time which provides a good platform for young ambitious drivers to continuously develop their talent.
The first step towards this goal is the rally cup version of the new Opel ADAM, which has been closely specified to FIA R2 standards. Moreover, it will be ut
Vauxhall Astra BiTurbo five-door Hatch and Vauxhall Astra BiTurbo Sports Tourer are the new two high performance diesels from the brand. Both are generating 195 horsepower (143 kW) and have 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque.
Both Vauxhalls are the most powerful cars in their class: they offer blistering performance, high levels of practicality and impressive frugality. Their top speed reaches 135mph and can achieve 0-60mph in less than eight seconds.
Despite the boost in performance, they have