Upcoming Opel Crossland X SUV Confirmed, Six More New Models Coming [w/Video]

Opel is gearing up for a line-up overhaul, with seven new models in the pipeline, one of them being the Crossland X.

Like the Mokka, the new model will feature the “X”-suffix, meaning it will be a new addition to the German car maker’s crossover (CUV) agenda. Slated to debut at the beginning of 2017, the Crossland X will continue the trend towards sporty and spacious crossovers, as a bigger alternative to the best-selling Mokka – as Opel puts it.

According to AutoNews, Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann said that the Crossland X will sport design elements similar to the Adam lifestyle mini model, and it will share its platform with the next-gen Peugeot 2008 and Citroen C3 Picasso. Furthermore, from now on, the letter “X” will help distinguish Opel’s crossover utility vehicles’ from conventional models:

“We wanted the name to convey a more adventurous, sportier mind set,” Neumann said.

Opel will also debut a new compact crossover at the Frankfurt Auto Show next year. It will be sold along the Zafira, and built in collaboration with PSA, as the “sister model” to the Peugeot 3008. So, expect something similar to the latter, only with Opel badges.

The upcoming Insignia will be part of the offensive as well, along with its three Grand Sport, Sports Tourer, and Country Tourer body variants (sedan, estate, and cross-country). The Grand Sport is expected to make an appearance at the Geneva Motor Show, in March, while the other two in the second half of 2017.

The Ampera-e battery-powered car and a new Vivaro will complete the line-up.



Alfa Romeo Sauber Signs Italian Driver Antonio Giovinazzi For 2019

The 24-year old will line up alongside Kimi Raikkonen for Sauber next year.

We’re Less Than A Week Away From BMW Unveiling The New 3 Series

The seventh-generation of the benchmark sports sedan will be the highlight of BMW’s presence at the 2018 Paris Auto Show.

BMW M’s New Boss Is The Man Behind The New 8 Series

Markus Flasch ushered the new 8-Series into production and will now take over BMW’s performance division.

Overland In Classic Style With This ’42 Chevy Army Camper

This could be just the ticket for a road trip to (and through) America’s national parks.

2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N Breaks Cover In Denmark Ahead Of Paris Debut

It packs the same 2.0-liter turbo-four and performance chassis as the i30 N.

Speeding Car Smashes Into Truck, Occupants Lucky To Survive

Judging by the dashcam footage, the vehicle that crashed was well north of the legal speed limit.

Can The Porsche 911 GT2 RS Beat The McLaren 720S In A Straight Line?

Watch the 911 GT2 RS and the 720S go head-to-head in a 1,000m sprint.

Apollo IE Going Flat-Out Is The Very Definition Of Aural Delight

Listen to the supercar’s naturally aspirated V12 engine made by Ferrari screaming under heavy acceleration.

Michael Andretti’s Selling His Practically New Dodge Demon

The racer turned team owner never drove his Challenger, so the new owner will be the one to break it in.

Mercedes-AMG X-Class Will Never Happen, Says Performance Brand’s Boss

That’s due to the Navara underpinnings and the fact that it’s already the most expensive pickup in the segment .