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The Future of Opel in South Africa

June 14, 2017 |

Since General Motors’ announcement on 18 May this year that they would be exiting the country, there has been speculation about the future of one of its brands in particular: Opel. Today, that future was laid out at a press … Read More

RPM TV Ep384 5 April 17: VW Passat TDI. Ford Everest 2.2 XLS 4×4. Opel Mokka X. Long-term Mini Cooper Clubman

April 5, 2017 |

The Volkswagen Passat is sophisticated and serene – a spacious sedan offering plush accommodation and poised dynamics. Yes, it’s unmistakably premium, but it’s held back by a mainstream image. This week we test the VW Passat 2.0 TDI Executive DSG.

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Peugeot set to purchase Opel from GM?

February 14, 2017 | | One Comment

Reports out of Europe are suggesting that the PSA Group, which builds Peugeot and Citroën cars, could be close to announcing the purchase of the Opel business from General Motors.

Peugeot and Opel have been collaborating for some time, although … Read More

Opel previews Ampera-e ahead of Paris reveal

August 31, 2016 |

South Africans in the market for a new car tend to consider the option of an electric vehicle for a brief moment only, before aspects such as cost, electricity supply and infrastructure suggest that browsing for bakkies, hatchbacks and SUVs … Read More

RPM TV Schedule 10 August 2016: VW Golf vs Opel Astra. New Toyota Prius. Updated Volvo V40. Fiat 500X long-termer

August 8, 2016 | | 2 Comments

The Volkswagen Golf has been the compact hatchback benchmark for seven generations now. Does the all-new Opel Astra have what it takes to tackle its German rival? We pit the VW Golf 1.4 TFSI against the Opel Astra 1.4T Enjoy.

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Opel’s all-new Astra set to shine

April 15, 2016 |

Opel has launched the brand new Astra in South Africa. The 11th generation of Opel’s most important model promises a mix of good looks, top spec and engaging yet efficient performance.

Physically smaller than the previous generation, the new Astra … Read More

Episode 336 – Opel Corsa 1.0T Enjoy

March 9, 2016 |

Deon tests the three-cylinder Opel Corsa and sees how a small capacity turbocharged engine copes in the hatchback.

Engine: In-line three-cylinder, 999 cc, turbocharged Power: 85 kW @ 5 000 rpm Torque: 170 Nm @ 1 800 rpm Power-to-weight ratio: … Read More

Web Exclusive: Opel Adam S hot lap!

February 24, 2016 |

Spike’s turn on a track today as he takes us around in a new Opel Adam S

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The Mokka goes for its 15 000km oil change

February 12, 2016 |

As the saying goes, the only things that are sure in life are death and taxes. I would like to add vehicle servicing to that because you can set your watch to it.

In the case of the Mokka, and … Read More

Long term update: Opel Mokka

January 18, 2016 |

There and back again; a Mokka tale

It’s weird how, when you are aware of something, you all of a sudden end up seeing it everywhere. Until I took delivery of our Opel Mokka crossover I was convinced that they … Read More