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  • Opel Kadett turns 80 - Happy birthday, dear friend!Opel Kadett has reached a special milestone. The German model is celebrating its 80th birthday. Yes, the name has changed to Astra in the recent years, but the lines are the same. The first generation appeared in 1936 and it was a quit advanced car for that era. It features ...

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  • Top Gear Vauxhall Astra is going on saleTop Gear is selling one very popular car. The BBC producers announced they will sell the Vauxhall Astra used in the last series of BBC’s Top Gear as their Reasonably Priced Car. Even if the first auction felt because lack of interes. ...

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  • 2015 Frankfurt IAA - Opel Astra and Astra Sports Tourer arrives in FrankfurtOpel has officially unveiled the 2016 Astra K. The model was showcased during the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show and represents an evolution and a revolution of the oldest generation. ...

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  • Rob Wilson is training F1 pilots in a Vauxhall AstraOpel is promoting its brand through popular names in auto industry. The latest association is with Rob Wilson, one of the most important players in Formula 1 racing that you have never heard of. ...

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  • 2013 Opel Astra GTC Sport 45 by Irmscher

    2013 Opel Astra GTC Sport 45 by IrmscherThe German house Irmscher is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year and to celebrate this beautiful age they will come to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show with a special edition for the Opel Astra GTC. The package is dubbed Sport 45 Special Edition and offers an exterior ...

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  • 2013 Opel Astra Sedan Unveiled

    2013 Opel Astra Sedan UnveiledOpel has expanded the Astra model family with a new body style - a 'sporty and stylish' four-door sedan. Described as featuring 'balanced proportions and typical Astra strenghts' the 2013 Opel Astra sedan will become available for purchase in Germany in June, which customers ...

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  • Opel Astra OPC Promo

    Opel Astra OPC PromoThe Germans have released the first promo video for the new Opel Astra OPC which debuted in Geneva last week. The footage underlines the vehicle's dynamic abilities and also concentrates on showing the Astra OPC's sporty design elements and features at both the exterior ...

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  • Vauxhall Astra GTC Review

    Vauxhall Astra GTC ReviewHere is a fresh review of the Vauxhall Astra GTC, the sportier version Astra coupe which does not quite match the VXR version in terms of sheer power, but which comes with numerous enhancements if compared to the regulat version, such as wider tracks, a lowered ride height ...

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  • Senner Tuning Opel Astra

    Senner Tuning Opel AstraIf you don't want to wait untill the recently unveiled 2012 Astra OPC goes on sale then you might consider Senner Tuning's most recent upgrade program for the Astra J. In this case the German hatch will look sportier thanks to custom body elements such as a matte black ...

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  • 2012 Opel Astra OPC Revealed

    2012 Opel Astra OPC RevealedOpel has unveiled the high performance version Astra, the Astra OPC. This new hot hatch comes with a 2.0-litre direct injection 4-cylinder turbocharged unit under its bonnet rated at 280 HP and 400 Nm of torque (295 lb-ft) which spins the front wheels through a six-speed ...

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  • Irmscher Opel Astra GTC

    Irmscher Opel Astra GTCThe Germans at Irmscher will bring a tuned version of the Opel Astra GTC at this year's IAA in Frankfurt. The range of accessories that are highlighted on this new conversion include the redesigned front spoiler and the new upped and lower grilles, the custom side skirts, ...

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  • Opel Astra ecoFLEX with 130 HP and 99g of CO2 per KmOpel enhances its Astra ecoFLEX range with a new engine, which according to them, will enable the hatchback variant to develop 130 HP (96 kW) and emit just 99g of CO2 per Km. This engine is a 1.7-litre CDTI turbo diesel which delivers a maximum of 300 Nm of torque via a ...

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  • 2012 Opel Astra GTC Video

    2012 Opel Astra GTC VideoThe first 2012 Opel Astra GTC video has also been unveiled by GM's European division shortly after the sporty hatch was presented through details and images yesterday. The footage further underlines the Astra GTC's aim towards young individuals who are dynamic and simply ...

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  • 2012 Opel Astra GTC

    2012 Opel Astra GTCOpel (Vauxhall in the UK) has unveiled their sporty new mid-zise coupe, the 2012 Astra GTC which in the UK is already availble for order starting from today. Expected to premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK next month, and at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show ...

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  • 2012 Opel Astra GTC images and video

    2012 Opel Astra GTC images and videoThe first images showing renderings of the production version 2012 Opel Astra GTC have been revealed. Even though the upcoming 3-door hatch is shown in a virtual environment, the automaker says they are now running the final validation tests, and that the car will be fully ...

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