In a media release received from Unitrans, it was confirmed that Opel South Africa, will launch 7 new models in 2019 and a slew of specification updates to the existing range of models.
of the much anticipated 3-Door Opel Corsa GSi has been confirmed and will join
the Opel line-up in April 2019. The Corsa GSi will be powered by a 1.4 Turbo/110
kW engine, turbocharging for outstanding throttle response and torque, and it
will feature the agile OPC chassis and brake system set up on Nürburgring
"Nordschleife". The 3-Door Corsa GSi features dynamic design with
sharp, clear lines. The interior also doesn't disappoint with Recaro seats and a
sport steering wheel, giving the GSi that touring car feel.
celebrate Opel’s 120th birthday this year, South Africans will be spoilt with a
stylish Opel Corsa 120Y Special Edition to be launched in March. Based on the
popular Corsa Enjoy, this special edition will feature many extra styling and
specification features, including the New Tech Pack III with Front/Rear
Park-Assist and Rear-View Camera, Window Side Lower Beltline with Chrome
Molding, 'OPEL' Door Sill Plate; Upmarket 'Allure' Jet Black Cloth Trim; Velour
Floor Mats (Black with '120 Years' Stitching).
Opel Astra, the award-winner of the 2016 European Car of the Year and 2017 SA
Car of the Year, will see the addition of an automatic 1.6T Sport model in
March. The new sport model will feature; an Exterior OPC-Line Sport Pack and
Interior OPC-Line Pack (Alloy Sport Pedals, Sport-Mode Switch and Sporty
Leather Steering Wheel). The balance of the Astra model line-up will see an
enriched specification list, such as an On-Board computer, IntelliLink System
added to the Astra 1.0T M/T. On the 1.4T Enjoy models, the following will be
added as standard specifications: Keyless Entry, Advanced Park-Assist,
Rear-View Camera, Dual-Zone Climate Control, Electronic Park Brake and
Ultrasonic Blind-Spot Detection.
April, SUV lovers will be offered a choice with the addition of the Opel
Crossland X Enjoy 1.6 Diesel model, featuring a frugal, yet powerful 1.6
Turbo-Diesel engine with 68 kW and 5-Speed Manual Powertrain.
Opel Grandland X Enjoy 1.6T Automatic enjoys comprehensive specification updates
in March, such as 17" Alloy Wheels replaced by 18" Alloy Wheels,
Front Fog Lamps, Rear Privacy Glass, and Roof Rails as Standard. Customers will
now also be able to choose the Opel Grandland X Enjoy Plus 1.6T Automatic
package which adds a Panoramic Sunroof, SatNav 900 IntelliLink Infotainment
System and Leather Seats with Winter Pack to the above-mentioned specification
updates, making this best-in-class SUV even better.
the biggest news to come from Opel South Africa is the introduction of Opel
Commercial. The Opel Combo 1.6TD Panel Van will reach South African shores in
May. The '2019 Van of the Year' will be music to fleet owners' ears, featuring
15" Steel Wheels, Short Wheel Base (SWB), Standard Payload (600 kg),
Halogen Headlamps, Left Sliding Door without Window; Partition Wall without
Window, Manual Air-Conditioner, Standard Radio with Bluetooth® and USB
connectivity, 4 Loudspeakers, Driver and Front Passenger Airbags, Theft
Deterrent Body Security Content and Optional Towbar. The Opel Combo is
available on Pre-Order and Opel South Africa has committed to introducing customized
service solutions, ensuring businesses are not without their vehicle during
business hours. The Opel Vivaro also joins the Opel Commercial line-up in
November this year.
is one of the oldest car brands operating in Southern Africa, and the brand has
built a solid reputation over the 80+ years that OPEL has been in the country and has won several awards.