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2012 Opel Corsa

Opel Corsa

Company Opel modified the most popular model of the brand — Corsa. To hurry with restyling of the German manufacturer has forced a recent debut of version Fiat Punto Evo. Updated Corsa will receive a new colouring of a body and additional options.

Opel Corsa VS Fiat Punto

Opel Corsa and Fiat Punto have started to compete even before official start. Actually, for manufacture of cars of their company use the same platform which also is suitable for manufacture Alfa Romeo MiTo and Peugeot Bipper.

The matter is that the platform created in common by companies General Motors and Fiat, has been sold for release of cars to companies Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Citro├źn, Peugeot, Opel/Vauxhall and most Fiat. But, despite a considerable quantity of competitors, Corsa nevertheless could get the status of the most popular model created on the basis of the given design, and to achieve 30% of a segment from all sales of company Opel/Vauxhall.

Interior Corsa
Interior Opel Corsa

New Interior Opel Corsa

New Corsa it will be presented in two types of a body — three-and five-door hatchbacks. The complete set of an interior of the car applies includes some innovative systems. Already the base version will include adaptive headlights of the head light, a warmed steering wheel, active headrests of forward seats, system of the help of lifting uphill, the panoramic hatch or bicycle luggage carrier FlexFix.

The assortment of engines consisting of five petrol power units in volume from 1 to 1,6 litre and three diesel engines, has been reconsidered to achieve on purpose reduction of consumption of fuel and emissions in atmosphere CO2. In total new motors have allowed to improve profitability on 13%.

Sports division Opel OPC (Opel Perfomance Center) has developed some innovations with which help it was possible to improve comfort and controllability for the car. Official start of the car and more detailed data will appear the next months.

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