Opel has officially announced that the Adam model will receive an Easytronic 3.0 automated manual transmission. The car will be unveiled during the Istanbul Motor Show, the Adam 1.4 Easytronic has an automated manual transmission with low internal friction which was optimized for smaller engines.

In the automatic mode, there is an electro-hydraulic actuator that takes over shifting and clutching operations. According to Opel, the transmission electronics automatically select the most fuel-efficient gear for prevailing driving conditions enabling super-economical driving.

The new automated manual transmission will come with the naturally aspirated 1.4 liter petrol unit rated at 87 horsepower. According to Opel, the engine can consume just 4.7 liters per 100 kilometers with 109 grams of CO2 per km. As a result, the Easytronic 3.0 can cut the fuel consumption by up to 0.4 liters per 100 kilometers compared to the five-speed manual gearbox. 

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The new Opel Adam 1.4 Easytronic is available on order for an extra charge of 600 Euros.

Source: Opel