Opel Readies Antara and Corsa Facelift Models for Geneva 2011
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Coming with a redesigned exterior, new engines, newly tuned chassis and an upgraded interior, the new Opel Antara will come available in two new 2.2 CDTI variants with 163 hp and 184 hp, and a new 2.4 ECOTEC gasoline variant with 167 hp.
All engines meet Euro 5 emissions standards and are offered with two available transmissions – a six-speed manual and an automatic – also completely redeveloped. Refinements to the chassis and active
On the other hand, the new Opel Corsa keeps the same powertrains for 2011. However, the 95 hp ecoFLEX 1.3 CDTI version now equipped with Start/Stop technology benefits from 8.7% lower fuel consumption in the urban cycle. Overall, it only requires 3.5 liters per 100 km and emits just 94 g/km CO2.
The new Corsa also boasts a redesigned face that lends it a sportier, expressive look, new exterior colors and interior ambiances as well as a great offer of individualized, sporty versions. In addition to that, the new multimedia infotainment system called “TOUCH & CONNECT” features a color touch screen, full navigation coverage for 28 European countries, Bluetooth, iPod and USB connections.
autoevolution will be attending the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, so stay tuned for some real up close and personal shots of the vehicles, as well as for first-hand details of the motorized contraptions presented at the event.
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