Opel Adam S Gets a €18,690 Starting Price in Germany

Opel has begun taking orders for the new Opel Adam S, which is scheduled to arrive in European dealerships early next year.

The sportiest model from the Adam range starts from €18,690 ($23,390) in Germany (including VAT). The Adam S is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine producing 150PS (148hp) and 220 Nm (162 lb-ft) of torque available from 2,750 and 4,500 rpm.

Linked to a six-speed manual transmission with sporty gear ratios, the engine allows the Adam S to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.5 seconds and to reach a top speed of 210 km/h (130 mph). Average fuel consumption is 5.9 l/100 km (39.9 mpg US).

Opel says the Adam S is at home on winding country roads thanks to its specially tuned performance chassis and sharp performance steering. The Adam S’ added performance is reflected in the upgraded exterior appearance, which includes a front lip spoiler, side sill moldings and an extended rear bumper with chrome-plated tailpipe. Inside, the model gets sport pedals and optional Recaro sport seats (available for €1,300). Also optional are the 18-inch “Typhoon” alloy wheels which come with red brake calipers.

“150 hp and 220 Nm torque are already promising credentials; in combination with the easy handling, precise steering and the exceptional brakes we have all the attributes of a true sportsman,” says Jürgen Keller, Executive Director Sales, Marketing & Aftersales Germany.

PHOTOS

  • Toss

    What? 18k for a match box? It’s an Opel, not gold.

    • NoFear

      Price is corresponding ! Yes, It’s an Opel and MADE IN GERMANY.
      Direct competitor: Fiat Abarth 500 Serie 3 Custom 1.4 T-Jet 99 KW (135PS), price from 18.190 €.
      Where is problem ??!!

      • europeon

        “Made in Germany” . That made me giggle.

  • Hamster

    That is costlier than Volkswagen Golf… Shit….

  • MG

    IT’S A SHARP LITTLE CAR, MUCH NICER THAN THE 500.

Remember That 3D-Printed Aventador Replica? Well, It Actually Runs!

The Lambo replica is powered by a twin-turbocharged, 5.7-liter Corvette V8 and its bodywork was created by just three cheap 3D printers.

Five Years After Its Recall, A Defective Key Is Still Present In Camaro’s Parts Catalog

The key in question was first recalled by General Motors in June 2014, yet an employee discovered it was still available as a replacement.

2020 BMW X6 M Cabrio Answers A Question No One Asked In The First Place

Good thing BMW has no plans whatsoever of building such a thing, because…. well, it just doesn’t make sense.

1,200 HP Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Makes The Trackhawk Seem Puny

It may be seven years old, but this wildly modified Grand Cherokee is one of the craziest Jeeps out there.

Olympic Athlete Runs In A Bubble Filled With Hyundai Nexo’s Exhaust Flow

The Nexo’s exhaust emits water and 99.9 per cent filtered oxygen – or else the runner would suffocate.

Lunaz Breathes New Life Into Classics With Electric Power And Modern Gear

After a full restoration process, the old mechanical parts are ditched in favor of all-electric powertrains and tech like Wi-Fi .

Totally Burnt Out Ferrari 458 Spider Is Unrecognizable, Yet Up For Sale

Nothing in this pile reminds us of a 458, as it’s been completely destroyed, but someone has decided to put it up for auction.

Goddammit! Delivery Guy Tries To Slice Half A Second Off, Instantly Regrets It

The truck driver apparently pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake.

Driven: 2019 Toyota 86 GT Remains A Compelling Driver’s Car

The Toyota 86 GT with the Dynamic Performance Package is a hoot to drive, despite showing its age in certain areas.

Mazda Continues Testing RX-8 Prototypes At The ‘Ring, Fuels Rotary Return Rumors

Could Mazda bring back the RX nameplate that was killed off in 2012, probably with some kind of electrification? We sure hope so.