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Opel Present four World Premieres at Paris Motor Show

2014-09-30

Opel is celebrating no less than four world premieres at the Paris Motor Show. With the new Corsa, sporty ADAM S, the super-efficient 1.6 turbo diesel engine debuting in the Mokka and new 2.0 CDTi engines for Insignia and Zafira Tourer, Opel is sure to set the stage at the Show which runs from 4th to 19th October 2014 ...

S for Sports Star: New Opel ADAM S Debuts at Paris Motor Show

2014-09-23

Rüsselsheim. The new sports star of the ADAM family is called ADAM S and will debut at the „Mondial de l’Automobile 2014“ in Paris from October 4 to 19. A concept version of the ADAM S was presented at the Geneva Motor Show ...

All-new Opel 2.0 CDTI: New Generation Large Diesel Debuts in Paris

2014-09-16

Rüsselsheim. High power, high torque, low fuel economy and emissions, all delivered with class-leading refinement: Opel’s new-generation, 2.0-litre turbo diesel ticks every box ...

New Small Car with Big Name: Opel Presents KARL

2014-09-11

The new generation Opel Corsa and the stylish, three-door Opel ADAM are about to welcome a new addition. From summer 2015, another small car will join them: the five-door Opel KARL. “KARL is a short, snappy and catchy name that represents Opel brand values...

Opel Reveals Fifth-Generation Corsa

2014-07-09

Opel has today revealed the new, fifth generation of the Corsa. Opel’s bestseller aims to offer a new driving experience in the small-car market segment by raising the bar for chassis, engine and gearbox performance...

Opel ADAM ROCKS at the Dudenhofen Test Centre

2014-07-04

With its broader muscular stance, distinctive body cladding and an electrically folding swing top canvas roof, the all new Opel ADAM ROCKS is certainly a car that’s not afraid to break from the mould ...

New Opel Vivaro: Practical, Elegant Office on Wheels

2014-06-17

With more practical, efficient and appealing technologies than ever before, the stunning new Opel Vivaro is set to arrive in Ireland this September and is priced from just €21,995 ...

Opel Success Continues in Europe

2014-06-13

Opel has considerably increased sales across Europe in the first five months of the year. According to preliminary figures from January through May, new vehicle registrations increased by 3.6 percent to 454,807 units versus the same year-ago period ...

Opel announces its 142 vehicle registration campaign

2014-06-11

To celebrate Ireland’s 2014 second vehicle registration period, Opel Ireland is offering a five year warranty and attractive finance packages from just 4.9% APR on all Opel models ...

Special edition Opel Astra Copacabana unleashed

2014-04-01

Opel have today announced details of the new limited edition Astra ‘Copacabana’ ahead of the ‘finals’ in Brazil this summer. Inspired by ‘Carnival spirit’ and with looks as stunning as its women, this Brazilian beauty is sure to turn heads ...

All-New Opel Vivaro: Top Design and Best-in-Class Engines

2014-03-18

The new Opel Vivaro combines the functionality of a light commercial vehicle with the comfort and design of a passenger car. Coming to Ireland in Autumn, The second generation of Opel’s bestseller delivers an impressive ‘wow’ factor by bringing Opel’s ...

New Opel ADAM S Ready for Lift-off

2014-03-03

Geneva. Opel has today unveiled a seductively sporty ADAM one day ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. The ‘ADAM S’ is a close to production performance hatch with a 1.4-litre Turbo ECOTEC engine, sports-tuned suspension ...

ADAM ROCKS READY TO ROLL

2014-02-19

Rocking up to next month’s Geneva Motor Show is Opel’s funky urban mini-crossover the ADAM ROCKS. The latest edition to Opel’s city chic ADAM range was previewed as a concept at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show ...

Opel ADAM’s new petrol turbo engine to premiere in Geneva

2014-02-17

Opel’s urban trend-setting car, the ADAM, is due to receive a brand new all-aluminum 1.0 litre Turbo petrol engine that delivers CO2 emissions of just 99 g/km. The engine will come in two configurations ...

Opel Flexes its Abilities with the New Meriva

2014-02-12

Opel’s ergonomic champion and car that dares to be different, has been enhanced and is now more efficient, attractive and functional than ever. Launching in Ireland in April, the new Opel Meriva will be available from a new lower price of €18,995 ...

Opel to Unveil Ultra Efficient Astra at Geneva Motor Show

2014-02-05

Opel is set to unveil the all new turbo diesel 1.6CDTi 110hp engine in the Opel Astra at the Geneva Motor Show (March 6 – 16). The ultra-efficient 1.6 CDTi 110hp engine emits just 97g/km of CO2 and consumes an average of ...

First Look at All-new Opel Vivaro

2014-02-04

The new Opel Vivaro is coming – with new design, new engines and new technologies inside and out. From early summer, the all-rounder will bring a breath of fresh air into the light commercial vehicle segment – here is a first look at the new model ...

Radical Opel Concept Heralds Fastest Production Astra

2014-01-30

Opel today released the first official image of one of its new Geneva show stars, the Astra OPC EXTREME, which will be the basis for a future low-volume production run ...

Ultra-modern Recycling: Opel ADAM Saves Raw Materials and Energy

2014-01-16

Rüsselsheim. According to the EU End of Vehicle Life Directive, 85 percent of every new vehicle must be recyclable. And this guideline will become even more stringent: from 2015, 95 percent of all new vehicles’ overall weight must be recyclable. Opel is ideally equipped to meet this strict directive ...

Opel Up in 2014

2013-11-29

2014 will see a host of new additions to Opel’s model line-up, with stunning, sharper new models, leaner engines and greater connectivity across the range ...

HAVE YOURSELF A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH OPEL & ADAM

2013-10-22

It’s nearly that time of year again, time for the mistletoe and presents but this year Opel’s Lifestyle Collection has made it easy to put some variety under the Christmas tree with items such as the all new ‘Little ADAM’ racer ...

REFRESHED MERIVA BOXES CLEVER WITH NEW DIESEL ENGINE

2013-10-21

Opel’s Meriva will come of age when it goes on sale in Ireland next year with a new look, class-leading diesel engine and a new multimedia system, called IntelliLink. It will celebrate its world premiere at the Brussels’ Motor Show January 16-26, 2014 ...

Class Leading Insignia Sets a New Benchmark

2013-10-17

The stunning new Opel Insignia will launch in Ireland this November, with an impressive list of class-leading accolades to its name ...

Class Leading Insignia Sets a New Benchmark

2013-10-03

The stunning new Opel Insignia will launch in Ireland this November, with an impressive list of class-leading accolades to its name. From just €24,995, the German manufacturer breaks the mould in engineering efficiency ...

Opel Debuts Insignia OPC at IAA

2013-09-03

Opel is set to reveal the new Insignia OPC at the 65th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt next week. With a fresh look, re-worked chassis and innovative infotainment, the 325hp 2.8-litre V6 turbo Insignia OPC promises to captivate fans at the show ...

Opel Introduces Class-leading 1.6 Turbos to Portfolio

2013-08-28

Opel is continuing the renewal of its powertrain portfolio, with the introduction of the all-new 1.6-litre four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine in Ireland later this year...

Opel Starts Production of the new Insignia in Rüsselsheim

2013-08-22

Today marked the start production for the new Opel Insignia with the first model rolled off the assembly line ...

The New Insignia Makes Life a Drag for Rivals

2013-08-15

Opel’s new Insignia is not only the lowest CO2 emitting car in its sector but now also the most streamlined vehicle in the world in its class ...

Adam's New Engine Gives a Triple Punch

2013-08-08

Opel is set to unveil an all-new high-tech 1.0-litre three–cylinder petrol engine at next month’s Frankfurt International Motor Show, ahead of its debut in the ADAM city car next year ...

New Opel Insignia: Next Generation Infotainment System

2013-07-29

The new Opel Insignia and Insignia Country Tourer will premiere at Frankfurt’s 65th Motor Show from September 12th – 22nd, with an ultra-modern Infotainment System that is unrivalled in its class ...

Opel Introduce the All New Insignia Country Tourer

2013-07-03

The new Insignia family will soon be completed when the Opel Insignia Country Tourer makes its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September. While its Sports Tourer sibling is an elegant family and business Estate vehicle ...

Opel First in Class with Talking Car

2013-06-21

As if the ADAM’s multi-million configurations weren’t headline-grabbing enough, Opel has revealed that it will be the first car in its class that drivers can hold a conversation with, allowing them to give voice commands and receive a verbal response from the car itself ...

The New Opel Insignia – The Engine and Infotainment Revolution

2013-06-12

Opel is set to reinforce its prominent position with a new Opel Insignia that is due to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and will be followed with an Irish debut later this year ...

Rising Star: Over 80,000 Orders for Opel Mokka

2013-02-07

Rüsselsheim. Customer demand for the Mokka is buoyant across Europe, with Opel’s new SUV reaching one record order mark after another. After just a few months, a total of more than 80,000 orders have now been received from all over Europe ...

ADAM ROCKS in Geneva – a new crossover open air concept

2013-02-06

Geneva/Rüsselsheim. Offering 61,000 exterior variations and nearly 82,000 for the interior, as well as a state-of-the-art IntelliLink infotainment system, the lifestyle Opel ADAM is the true champion of individualization ...

New Lifestyle Car ADAM Bound for International Rallying

2013-02-04

Geneva/Rüsselsheim. Opel returned to motorsport with the ADAM R1 in November 2012. At the Geneva Motor Show the brand now presents another star in the firmament: a new concept study of the recently introduced ADAM lifestyle car ...

Lightning-fast start for Opel ADAM: Over 20,000 orders and counting

2013-01-29

Rüsselsheim. Just one week after the Opel ADAM market launch, orders from all across Europe for the chic, urban car have already exceeded 20,000 – with most of them placed in Germany ...

Official Start of Production for Opel ADAM: Lifestyle and Innovations “Made in Eisenach”

2013-01-10

Eisenach/Rüsselsheim. Big venue for a small car: today Opel celebrated the official start of production of its new lifestyle small car ADAM in the Eisenach plant. Many special guests came in honor of the ADAM ...

Double win for Opel: ADAM and Ampera awarded “Auto Trophy”

2012-11-21

Rüsselsheim/Duesseldorf. Opel has scored a resounding victory in the 25th “Auto Zeitung” readers’ choice awards. The new chic, urban ADAM conquered their hearts and won the popular “Auto Trophy” in the city car segment ...

Opel returns to motor sport

2012-11-21

Rüsselsheim. Opel is returning to motor racing in the form of an internationally oriented rally program with the new Opel ADAM and a circuit for the new Astra OPC that focuses on Germany ...

The All New Opel Mokka: Compact in Size, Big in Attitude

2012-11-16

Opel is the first German manufacturer to enter the rapidly growing segment of sub-compact Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV-B segment). Launching this December from just €19,995 ...

New Range of Opel Astra Arrives in Ireland

2012-11-13

The range new generation Opel Astra’s have arrived in Ireland. With a host of advanced driver technology and safety related systems, sharp German engineering and design there has never been a better time to own an Opel Astra ...

Opel Celebrates 50 years of Compact Saloons

2012-08-28

The beginnings of Opel’s success story in the compact saloon market can be traced all the way back to 1962 when the Opel Kadett A was launched. In fact the Opel Kadett laid the foundations for the modern compact segment in Germany during the economic boom years due to the affordable mobility it offered to the growing middle class ...

Opel ADAM Set to Conquer the Fashion Capital of the World

2012-08-14

Opel’s new baby, the ADAM is set to take Paris by storm next month when it makes its global debut in the fashion capital of the world, at the “Mondial de l’Automobile” (September 29 to October 14, 2012) ...

The all-new Opel ADAM is Revealed

2012-07-11

With the all-new ADAM, Opel is entering the A-segment with a chic, small, urban car. The Opel ADAM combines bold, powerful design with potential for almost unlimited level of personalisation, making each ADAM unique ...

Adrian Marren and Patrick Maher win GAA GPA Player of the Month Awards for June Sponsored by Opel

2012-07-10

The GAA/GPA All-Stars sponsored by Opel are delighted to announce Adrian Marren (Sligo) and Patrick Maher (Tipperary) as the Players of the Month for June in Football and Hurling respectively ...

Opel Astra GTC wins Prestigious red dot Design Award

2012-07-03

The Opel Astra GTC has been given the prestigious “red dot design award” by a panel of international judges in this year’s product design category ...

Opel Launches stunning new Astra Saloon

2012-06-06

This September sees the launch of the stunning new Opel Astra saloon in Ireland. This new addition to the Opel family is a perfect sibling to the award winning Insignia ...

Opel Ampera to Make Irish Debut at the Energy Show

2012-03-23

The Opel Ampera, the revolutionary new type of electric vehicle, is set to make its Irish debut this month at the Energy Show on Wednesday 28th and 29th March 2012 ...

Opel Celebrates 150th anniversary

2012-03-13

2012 marks the 150th anniversary year of Opel. In 1862, the founding father, Adam Opel, could hardly have envisaged that his firm would one day become one of the biggest car makers in Europe ...

Ampera and Volt voted “Car of the Year 2012”

2012-03-05

Geneva. The Opel Ampera and the Chevrolet Volt have today won the “Car of the Year 2012” award ...

Opel Ampera: More Orders Than Expected

2012-03-05

As Opel Ireland prepares for the highly anticipated Opel Ampera, the revolutionary new type of electric vehicle, deliveries of the model have begun across Europe and are currently exceeding expectations with 7,000 orders placed ...

World Premiere Opel Mokka SUV: Compact in Size, Big in Attitude

2012-03-05

Rüsselsheim/Geneva. Opel presents its Mokka sub-compact SUV for the first time at its world premiere at the 82. International Geneva Motor Show on March 6, 2012 ...

Always on the right track: Opel web store for navigation updates

2012-02-20

Rüsselsheim. Opel has set up a new online web store which enables Opel owners with an integrated navigation system to download the very latest versions of electronic maps ...

Opel Ampera nominated for Car of the Year 2012

2012-01-12

For a fourth year in a row, Opel has reached the final of Europe’s top automotive award. This time the Opel Ampera is in the running for the Car of the Year 2012 award ...

DEKRA Report 2012: Astra and Insignia Get Top Marks for Quality

2012-01-12

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Astra is the vehicle with the fewest faults according to the results of the “DEKRA Used Car Report 2012”. With an index of 96.9 percent, the Opel Astra achieved the top result of all tested cars in the category “best individual ranking” ...

All-New Opel Mokka: Compact in Size, Big in Attitude

2012-01-10

Rüsselsheim. A new name and a new segment for Opel: At the start of the New Year and two months ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva motor show on March 6, 2012 ...

Opel Celebrates 150th anniversary

2011-12-19

At midnight on New Year’s Eve, Opel employees will not just be raising their glasses to the New Year but will be toasting the start of the 150th anniversary year of Opel ...

OPEL ANNOUNCES 0% FLEXIBLE FINANCE PLUS 4 YEAR WARRANTY

2011-11-10

Opel Ireland is delighted to announce the best finance offer on the market for all new Opel passenger cars - 0% Flexible Finance ...

The new OPC – the most powerful Astra ever

2011-11-09

With the stunning new Astra GTC set to launch on December 1st, Opel can announce that the powerful new Astra OPC will go on sale next year and is set to become one of the most powerful cars in its class; and the fastest production Astra in Opel’s history ...

GTC Set To Rock Mid-Size Coupe Class as Launch Date Approaches

2011-10-27

December 2011 will see the arrival of the GTC in Opel dealerships; a sports coupe which will lay down the gauntlet to the mid-size Coupé segment with a heady mix of dynamic excellence, dramatic design features and competitive pricing ...

Opel Insignia for 2012: Increased fuel consumption efficiencies & added luxuries

2011-10-25

Opel are delighted to announce further improvements to the award-winning Insignia for 2012, designed to further improve the driving experience while reducing the running costs of this extremely popular model ...

GAA/GPA Press Release

2011-10-12

The GAA and the GPA in conjunction with sponsors Opel are delighted to name the following nominees for the 2011 GAA GPA All-Star Players of the Year and Young Players of the Year Awards sponsored by Opel ...

The New Master of Versatility

2011-10-06

Rüsselsheim. Offering a perfect blend of functionality and comfort, the new Opel Zafira Tourer transports the Insignia values to the monocab segment - premium qualities, innovative technologies, sculptural and dynamic design ...

Opel Insignia: Top marks for durability

2011-09-26

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Insignia is the best used car in the middle-class vehicle segment, according to a survey conducted by the German used car watchdog, “GTÜ” (The Association for Technical Supervision), and published at the Frankfurt International Motorshow ...

The Opel Roadshow 2011 Continues at the National Ploughing Championships

2011-09-15

15th September 2011: The Opel Roadshow 2011 will continue next week as Opel takes a stand at the National Ploughing Championships in Athy, Co Kildare ...

Opel World Premieres: Four All At Once

2011-09-13

Rüsselsheim/Frankfurt. Four world premieres are in the Opel spotlight at the IAA in Frankfurt (September 15 – 25) ...

Opel/Vauxhall Ampera takes Top Prize at “What Car?” Green Awards

2011-09-12

Luton – What Car?, the UK’s leading consumer focused motoring magazine, has named the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera as its Green Car of the Year 2011. The Ampera was also its top alternative-fuel car ...

Opel Insignia Diesel Engines: Fuel consumption cut by 12 percent

2011-09-12

Rüsselsheim. Diesel engines have contributed significantly to the European success story of the Insignia. More than 57 percent of all European orders for the Opel flagship model are for the diesel variant ...

Opel Ampera Electric Car Excels in Real-world Driving Range Test

2011-09-12

Rüsselsheim. At the Opel Ampera’s international media presentation in The Hague, Netherlands, last month, more than one thousand journalists had an opportunity to assess the vehicle prior to its launch at the end of the year ...

Opel Flagship Continues its Success Story

2011-08-30

Rüsselsheim. Since making its debut, the Opel Insignia has won more than 50 national and international awards, including the especially prestigious title “Car of the Year”...

Five Euro NCAP Stars for the Opel Ampera

2011-08-29

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Ampera has been awarded five stars by the independent consumer organization Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) ...

SURPRISE DEBUT PLUS TWO FRANKFURT PREMIERES FOR OPEL

2011-08-19

Opel is set to unveil two new cars at this year’s Frankfurt Show (September 15-25) in addition to the surprise debut of an experimental car that will emphasise the company’s passion for driver-focused vehicles ...

Opel moves mobility forward from Ampera to Zafira Tourer Concept

2011-03-01

Rüsselsheim. The production model of Opel’s revolutionary extended-range electric vehicle, the Ampera, will make its grand premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show (March 3-13) ...

World Premiere: Opel Zafira Tourer Concept, the Lounge on Wheels

2011-02-24

Geneva/Rüsselsheim. The Opel Zafira Tourer Concept makes its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show (March 3 - 13). The vehicle offers a glimpse into the future generation Opel Zafira MPV ...

Opel moves mobility forward from Ampera to Zafira Tourer Concept

2011-02-10

Rüsselsheim. The production model of Opel’s revolutionary extended-range electric vehicle, the Ampera, will make its grand premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show (March 3-13) ...

OPEL ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF ‘THREE YEARS’ FREE SERVICING’ CAMPAIGN

2011-02-07

Dublin: Opel is delighted to announce the extension of its ‘Three Years’ Free Servicing’ plan on all orders for Opel passenger cars and light commercial vehicles placed by March 31st 2011 ...

Opel Corsa 2011: New Sporty Looks and Green Dynamics

2011-01-29

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Corsa’s makeover continues: following the overhaul of everything under its skin in 2010, Opel’s successful small car is getting a new look in 2011. A redesigned face lends it a sportier, expressive shape, making it instantly recognizable as a member of the new Opel family ...

Opel Astra Sports Tourer ecoFLEX now with Start/Stop and only 104 g/km CO2

2011-01-20

Rüsselsheim. Now available with Start/Stop technology, the Astra Sports Tourer 1.3 CDTi ecoFLEX brings even greater efficiency to Opel’s recently launched stylish and practical compact estate ...

DEKRA Faults Report 2011: Opel Insignia Gets Top Marks for Quality

2010-12-15

Rüsselsheim. The Opel Insignia is the vehicle with the fewest defects according to the results of the DEKRA Faults Report 2011. With an index of 96.1 percent fault-free Insignias ...

Power + Comfort: Opel Insignia OPC with 6-speed Automatic Gearbox

2010-12-14

Rüsselsheim. The Opel brand’s top model, the Insignia OPC with output of 325 PS, is now also available with six-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive high-performance model offers exciting driving dynamics and handling that meet the highest standards while providing great value for money ...

First Photos: Opel Corsa’s New Skin

2010-11-24

Rüsselsheim. There’s always something happening in the Corsa: Everything changed under its skin in 2010 – its chassis, its steering system and engine line-up ...

Opel Ampera – Revolutionary Electric Car Starts at 42,900 euros

2010-11-11

Rüsselsheim. Electric mobility begins now: Starting today, Opel will begin taking reservations for the 2011 Ampera, Europe’s first electric vehicle that also features extended-range capability ...

Opel’s Bright Line-up in the City of Lights: Two World Debuts and More

2010-09-30

Paris/Rüsselsheim. With two stunning world premieres and an array of technological innovations, Opel’s line-up glistens in the city of lights ...

Opel Corsa range revamped for 2010

2010-02-01

Rüsselsheim. From January 2010, the Opel Corsa gets a comprehensive makeover, with some major engineering changes to further improve this class-leading model ...

New Opel Meriva: Flexibility with Style

2010-01-04

Rüsselsheim. Innovative, versatile and elegant : The all new Meriva offers amazing interior room and flexibility wrapped in a distinctive, stylish exterior ...

Opel Insignia Wins Another Award

2009-01-30

An international panel has recognized Mark Adams, Vice-President GM Europe Design, for his work on the design of the new Opel Insignia with the “DESIGNBEST 2009” Award ...

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