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New Opel Astra Cabrio in the works

With Opel’s new Astra now out in the open, attention can turn to variants other than the regular five-door Hatchback that’s been plastered all over the web in recent months. While a new Wagon and sporty Coupe are almost certain, latest reports indicate that a stylish Cabrio model will... read more

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LPG-converted Irmscher Opel Astra GTC Turbo headed to Geneva Motor Show

German tuner Irmscher is a specialist when it comes to modifying Opels, having worked with the brand for more than 40 years and previously undertaking the daunting task of... read more February 18, 2009 by 

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Next-gen Buick small sedan could be built by Opel

A next-generation Buick small sedan, headed for sale in the U.S. and China, could be built around the FWD Delta II platform in Opel's Russelsheim, Germany plant, according to... read more January 28, 2009 by 

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Report: GM plans to build next-gen Astra in Mexico

Success in business is often about taking educated risks, and even the best players in the game don’t always get it right. General Motors’ decision to import the... read more September 15, 2008 by 

Opel to enter Astra OPC in Nurburgring 24 hour race

Opel to enter Astra OPC in Nurburgring 24 hour race

As this year’s Nurburgring 24 hour endurance challenge approaches several more carmakers have announced plans to enter the comp. The latest is General Motors, which... read more May 15, 2008 by 

American made Astra in the works?

American made Astra in the works?

The continuing story of America's devaluing dollar difficulties is one of ups and downs. While it's certainly disturbing for Americans to see their money worth less and less... read more January 21, 2008 by 

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Saturn uses SEMA to debut new Astra XR

Marking the introduction of the Astra sport-compact in the U.S., Saturn will show off a tuner-inspired example at this week’s SEMA Auto Show in amongst the array of GM... read more October 28, 2007 by 

GM developing Opel (Saturn) Astra hybrid

GM Developing Opel (Saturn) Astra Hybrid

Engineers at General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] are working on a new hybrid drivetrain they plan to install in the next-generation Opel Astra (current model pictured)... read more September 26, 2007 by 

Opel Astra OPC Nurburgring Edition

Opel Astra OPC Nürburgring Edition

Opel has unveiled the new Astra OPC Nürburgring Edition, a unique version of the three-door Astra that emphasizes the brand’s history at the famous German circuit... read more August 28, 2007 by 

GM confirms 2008 Saturn Astra

GM Confirms 2008 Saturn Astra

The recently launched Opel Astra will make its way stateside as the Saturn Astra, GM has confirmed. In a move that surprised no-one, GM said the hatchback would officially... read more December 7, 2006 by 


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