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All-New Opel Corsa E Spied with LED Headlight Accents and Huge Sunroof

Even though the architecture is only an evolution of the current generation, what Opel is currently working on is an all-new Corsa. With a brand new 3-cylinder engine from the Adam and lots of new technologies, this is the car to watch out for in the B segment when it comes out in 2015.
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Our German spy photographers have scooped two different test prototypes of the Corsa E, one being a 3-door, the other a 5-door. It was originally thought that only a facelift was going to be made, but thanks to a heavy dose a new technology the fifth generation of this popular subcompact is being developed.

In its styling, the new Corsa seems to combine elements from the bigger models like the Insignia and those of the smaller Adam. The headlights of the car look serious, thanks to an inverted-L brow of LED daytime running lights. It would appear that Opel is moving to a xenon system as well, which is going to be a great selling point in this class.

The 3-door prototype also has a large panoramic sunroof. This is a feature that's already available on the Corsa D and is great for lighting up the sober black interior. The new cabin will be inspired by the Adam, with a larger infotainment stack, an emphasis on perceived quality and increased use of soft touch plastics.

Unlike Volkswagen, Opel is not planning a hybrid or electric version of its supermini. A new diesel should, however, make its way under the bonnet. Prices are expected to start at €12,000 in Germany and could go well over €20,000 with the 200 hp Corsa OPC they have planned.
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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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