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Opel Corsa E Now Available with R4.0 IntelliLink Infotainment, TomTom Navigation

For the fifth-generation Corsa, Opel uses pretty much the same vehicle architecture found in the previous generation, give or take a few modified or new components. However, engineers in Russelsheim decided that the Corsa could use more hi-tech toys on the inside, which is why the Corsa E is now available with the R4.0 IntelliLink infotainment system taken from the Astra.
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General Motors’ German stronghold makes a case for the R4.0 IntelliLink infotainment system because, well, it’s a seriously versatile piece of kit. We played with the damn thing first-hand and the bottom line is that there’s no lag whatsoever and there are no glitches while browsing from menu to menu. To put it simply, R4.0 IntelliLink is great.

The privilege of getting this infotainment system on the Opel Corsa E costs €350 in Germany, which is peanuts considering how many functions you get. Compatible with devices that run from Android 5.0 Lollipop and iOS 7.1, the R4.0 IntelliLink system also integrates Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Connect your smartphone via USB and voila! Your device’s interface is adapted to the 7-inch touchscreen of the R4.0 IntelliLink system. By mirroring Google Maps and Apple Maps on the display, you’re sure to benefit from the latest map data available and real-time traffic conditions. A further advantage is that WhatsApp or Skype messages are read aloud once you receive them, helping you concentrate on driving duties.

If you want to transform your Opel Corsa E into a Wi-Fi hotspot on wheels, the hardware alone will cost you €490. But what if you don’t want the costly Wi-Fi and you can’t be bothered to surf the Internet on your mobile phone, but you want satellite navigation? Opel has got you covered with the TomTom GO 40 system. The 4.3-inch sat-nav is not the most sophisticated navigation system available in the supermini segment, but we have to give it to Opel that it integrates seamlessly with the car’s dashboard.

 
 
 
 
 

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