Showing posts in the category of Opel Astra

Astra Sportwagon Touches Down In Oz With A Holden Badge

Holden told the Australian market that it would launch 24 new models between 2015 and 2020. We're about halfway there, and it's jus...

Opel Astra GSi Prototype Spotted Completely Undisguised

Following the arrival of the Insignia GSi, a faster version of the Opel Astra is also on its way, keen to take its place right on the edge...

UK Cops Almost Take Out Bystanders After 180-Degree Spin

Some police like to make an entrance and while the British cops in the video below certainly did that, it definitely wasn’t intentional. ...

Opel Comes To Aid The Physically Disabled With New Hand Controls

Being able to drive is an important step towards independence, not only for the young ones, but also for people with a physical disability ...

Man Pays For New Opel Astra With YouTube Views [w/Video]

Forget online purchasing, paying for a car with Bitcoins or trying to use food stamps , as this man has just 'paid' for a brand ne...

Opel Astra Goes Airborne On The 'Ring In Terrifying Crash

An overenthusiastic Opel Astra driver was filmed crashing his ride on the infamous Nurburgring.

Top Gear's Reasonably Priced Astra Sells For A Reasonable £6,000

The very same celebrity-driven Vauxhall Astra that was used on BBC Top Gear's "Reasonably Priced Car" segment, has been auct...

BMW 3-Series Tops Auto Trader's "Most Wanted" Of 2016

It seems that UK buyers aren't planning on abandoning their quest for owning a sports saloon just yet, with BMW's 3-Series being t...

Opel Astra Gains Latest-Gen Adaptive Cruise Control

Opel has brought the latest adaptive cruise control (ACC) technology to the compact segment by introducing it on the Astra hatch and Sport...

Vauxhall Astra Returns To British Touring Car Championship

The British Touring Car Championship has been enjoying a bumper crop of competitors lately, with more entries in recent years than it has h...

Opel Astra Spotted Testing On American Roads

As many different vehicles as General Motors makes for its own domestic market, it produces many others overseas that never make it home to...

Here's A Big, Fat 80th Happy Birthday To The Opel Astra

Before the first Astra debuted in 1991, Opel used the term Kadett to refer to its compact car, which has been around for the last 80 years....

Opel/Vauxhall Plans SUV Offensive, Astra-Sized Model Will Lead The Pack

With the refreshed Mokka X as the only SUV in the brand's range, Opel/Vauxhall may have fallen behind the competition, but not for lon...

Opel Astra With OPC Line Sport Pack Is Not The Hot Hatch We Expect

An OPC/VXR version of the latest generation Opel/Vauxhall Astra has yet to be announced, but those who don't bid everything on the ext...

Opel Scores Over 250,000 Orders For The New Astra

The Opel Astra K has turned out to be a winning bet for the Germans, as more than 250,000 orders have been received for the five-door hatch...

Jeremy Clarkson's Ten Worst Cars Of This Past Year

After telling us a little something about his top 10 favorite cars of this past year , the ex-Top Gear host decided it was time for him to ...

Opel Calibra V6 1996 ITCC Champ To Join Classic Racers At AVD Oldtimer Grand Prix

It was 1996 when the Calibra V6 won the International Touring Car Championship (ITCC) with Manuel Reuter.

Active Special Models Make Opel's Family More Attractive

Opel is entering the 2017 MY with a special offering that includes new Active special models in Germany.

GM Most Likely To Shut Down UK Plant After Brexit

A recent report says that out of all manufactures building cars in UK, General Motors is the one mostly likely to move its operations to ma...

Opel Calls New Astra BiTurbo Diesel "Sensible Yet Spicy"

Diesels are still considered the reasonable, and mostly conservative, choice in Europe, but Opel wants to make own offering in the C-Segmen...