Russelsheim, germany, february 8. February 2011 – at the geneva motor show (3. To 13. March 2011) the zafira tourer concept study, which gives a preview of the next generation of the compact van. It gets a front that reminds of the ampera, which is not even on the market yet. Characteristic of this are headlights and fog lights, which are combined in a boomerang-shaped frame. The zafira tourer concept is said to be a lounge on wheels, with a light and airy interior of particularly high quality. In addition to the zafira study, the production version of the astra gtc also made its debut in geneva. The car was already on display as a study at the paris motor show in fall 2010.
New ecoflex models with automatic start-stop system
Two new versions of the ecoflex models, the most fuel-efficient vehicles in each opel model series, will make their debut. The corsa 1.3 cdti ecoflex with 95 hp consumes just 3.5 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers with the optional automatic start-stop system. The astra 1 3 cdti ecoflex is equipped with the same 95 hp diesel engine.3 cdti ecoflex is equipped with the same. With the optional start-stop system, consumption drops to 3.9 liters per 100 kilometers. In the station wagon, the start-stop system is different from the funfturer series. Before the end of the year, the meriva, zafira and insignia will also be equipped with the fuel-saving system.
Facelift for antara and corsa
Opel will also show the redesigned antara and corsa models. In addition to a new look, the antara also gets new engines, a retuned chassis and a revised interior. The two transmission variants, a manual and an automatic version with six gears each, have also been redeveloped. The corsa’s engines, chassis and steering were already revised a year ago. Now the small car gets a new design and optionally a new navigation system.
Series version of the ampera
Finally the serial version of the opel ampera can be seen in geneva. The electric car with a gasoline engine, which extends the range, comes at the end of 2011 at a price of 42.900 euros on the market.