Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'Opel'

Opel to Build Buicks in Germany, Leaves China in 2015

Opel has announced that it will start building a Buick for the U.S. in the second half of the decade at its plant in Ruesselsheim, Germany.

GM Unveils a New Generation of Ecotec Small Engines

General Motors has revealed its new family of Ecotec small engines, which will range in size from 1.0L to 1.5L. GM says that the new engines will power many of its small cars and compact crossovers, including the all-new 2015 Chevy Cruze.

Opel Registers Cascada and Calibra Names in the U.S. More Buick Models on the Way?

Opel has reportedly registered the "Cascada" and "Calibra" nameplates in the U.S., which could mean they may be offered as Buicks.

GM Could Sell the Opel Adam in the U.S. as a Buick

GM is considering offering the Opel Adam minicar in the U.S. with a Buick badge, according to Opel Chairman Karl-Thomas Neumann.

Refreshed Opel Insignia OPC Unveiled

Opel has unveiled the new Opel Insignia OPC, which gets some style updates and is powered by a 325-hp engine that accelerates the Insignia OPC from 0-62 mph in 6.0 seconds.

Opel Monza Concept Unveiled Ahead of its Frankfurt Debut

Opel has unveiled its new Monza Concept ahead of its world debut next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Opel says that the Monza concept is the "role-model for the next generation of Opel cars."

Opel Monza Concept Teased Again Ahead of its Debut in Frankfurt

Opel is set to debut the new Opel Monza Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month and although it's labeled as a concept, Opel says that it's a glimpse of the brand's future.

Opel Monza Concept Teased Ahead of Frankfurt Debut

Opel has released teaser photos of its new Monza concept, which is going to have its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

Opel Insignia Country Tourer Would Make a Great Buick Wagon

Opel has unveiled the newest member of the Insignia family, the Opel Insignia Country Tourer, which is going to debut this September in Frankfurt.

Expect More Buick Badged Opels in the Future

We can expect the relationship between Buick and Opel to grow stronger in the next few years, which means more Opel's will arrive in the US under the Buick brand.

Opel Unveils the Refreshed Opel Insignia Ahead of its Frankfurt Debut

Opel is going to unveil a refreshed Opel Insignia at the Frankfurt Motor Show this fall, but in the meantime here is our first look.

GM to Invest $5.2 Billion in Opel

Although Opel has been bleeding more money than it is taking in, GM remains committed to the European division and has announced plans to invest $5.2 billion in Opel by the end of 2016.

GM is Boosting Its Production of Plug-in Hybrid Models This Year

It's being reported that GM is boosting production of its Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera plug-in hybrid models this year by 20 percent to a total 36,000 units.

2013 Opel Cascada Officially Unveiled

Opel has taken the wraps off the 2013 Opel Cascada convertible, which will be released in early 2013.

Opel Astra Convertible Officially Dubbed the Cascada

Opel is bringing a new convertible to the Paris Motor Show, the Cascada, which gets its name from the Spanish word meaning waterfall.

2013 Opel Adam is "Opel's First Fashionable Urban Car"

Opel has just unveiled the 2013 Opel Adam, which is Opel's new A-segment model that will compete against other small models like the Fiat 500.

Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera Voted 2012 European Car of the Year

The Chevy Volt and the Opel Ampera today won the European "Car of the Year 2012" award voted by a panel of 59 judges from 23 European nations. The Ampera/Volt received 330 points against the Volkswagen Up! with 281...

Opel Astra OPC Packs 280 HP, Please Come to the U.S.

Opel has unveiled the most powerful Astra ever, the Opel Astra OPC. The Opel Astra OPC is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder with 280 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. of torque. The Astra OPC (Opel Performance Center) starts with...

Opel Astra GTC Could Show Up as a Buick

We've heard rumors before, but now there are new reports that Opel's recently unveiled Astra GTC could come to the U.S. and be badged as a Buick. Opel's Karl-Friedrich Stracke recently stated, "I could easily see it as a...

Frankfurt 11' Preview: Opel/ Vauxhall Electric Car Concept Revealed

It looks like small electric vehicles will be the theme at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, which kicks off next week. VW and Audi have already shown off their electric car concepts and now Opel is jumping in with...

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