Spyshots: 2011 Opel Meriva, Less Camo
The 2011 Meriva will bring a refreshed front fascia, with some elements inspired by the new Opel Astra, which is expected to go on sale in 2010 as well. Nevertheless, the car still uses some design cues from the concept revealed at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show. In short terms, the revised model will boast redesigned headlights and tail lamps, both of them contributing to the overall sporty appearance of the car.
The Meriva will most likely make its first public appearance at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2010, with sales expected to begin in the next few months.
There's no official confirmation on the engines to be fitted on the Meriva, but some rumors are hinting that the future Astra lineup will most likely make it on the Meriva as well. A naturally aspirated 1.4-liter unit as well as with a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine generating 140 horsepower are still a very likely scenario while diesels will be represented by four Euro 5 compliant units to bring a maximum output from 95 to 160 horsepower.
Just as we said, the production version of the car will be officially displayed at the Geneva Auto Show in early 2010 so more information, as well as new spyshots, probably with no camo at all, likely to surface soon.
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