General Motors unveils the Opel Concept Car.
Bryan Nesbitt, Executive Director of GM Europe Design explains why the Opel GTC Concept heralds a new design era for the Opel brand.
Chief Designer Boris Jacob spricht über den Opel GTC Konzept.
Voted "Cabrio of the Year" at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, the Opel GT hits the roads of California for a press driving experience.
The modern definition of an athletic two-seater finds its form in the new roadster. As archetypal characteristics of its genre, it has a powerful front-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive, a cockpit with sporty instruments and a tailor-made fabric roof. With a wide stance, sleek silhouette, long, front-hinged hood and short overhangs, the Opel GT boasts characteristic roadster proportions.
Opel race driver casting: OPC Race Camp searching for motorsport talents. Candidates can fulfil their dream of becoming race drivers - An ideal project for club racing where Opel traditionally has been strong
Dynamic, Versatile E-Flex-Concept Opel Flextreme Emits less than 40 g/km CO2
Opel Highlights at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show
As GM's largest brand in Europe, Opel/Vauxhall unveiled its ecoFLEX models at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. These especially pro-environmental automobiles combine economy and driving enjoyment with low fuel consumption and reduced CO2 emissions in each vehicle class.
When it comes to the lifestyle of active women today, the watchword is balance. Job, fitness, shopping, meeting friends and getting around ? a car makes everything easier to manage, and preferably one that is as versatile as its owner. This is precisely what designers and engineers had in mind when developing the latest generation Opel Agila.
Alain Visser, Executive Director European Marketing for Opel/Vauxhall, presents the new Opel Agila at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. With five doors and five seats, the new Opel Agila is not only as practical as its predecessor, which sold over 440,000 units, but is now also much more dynamically designed. The small, versatile Opel makes its market premiere in spring 2008.
Uwe Mueller, Chief Designer for Compact Cars, walks us through the key design elements of the new Opel Agila. This car boasts balanced proportions, soft curves and a distinctive side graphic. Its passengers still sit high and upright, but the roofline has been dynamically lowered and now blends into a smooth arc toward the rear. The urban car is now 20 centimeters longer, six centimeters wider, but seven centimeters lower than its predecessor.
Mark Adams, Vice President of Design for GM Europe, introduces the key design elements of the Opel Flextreme Concept Car. Based on the E-Flex architecture, the Flextreme takes Opel's new design language several steps further. With the rear-hinged back doors (FlexDoor) that enable comfortable access to the interior, a large transparent roof and two tailgate doors that open from the side and swing upwards (FlexLoad), the concept car embodies Opel's tradition of particularly flexible and practical body concepts with attractive designs.
Anthony Lo, Director of GME Advanced Design, introduces the key features of the Opel Flextreme Concept Car. The Flextreme takes the new design language debuted in the GTC Coupe at the Geneva Motor Show several steps further. With the rear-hinged back doors (FlexDoor) that enable comfortable access to the interior, a large transparent roof and two tailgate doors that open from the side and swing upwards (FlexLoad), the concept car embodies Opel's tradition of particularly flexible and practical body concepts with attractive designs.
Watch as the Opel Flextreme takes shape and meet the personalities who created the latest version of GM's E-Flex platform.
Meet the engineers and discover more about the muscle in the Opel Flextreme, the latest iteration of GM's innovative E-Flex system.