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First Opel Cascada rolls off the production line

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First Opel Cascada rolls off the production line

The first unit of the Opel Cascada has recently rolled off the production line in the company’s facility at Gliwice, Poland, ahead of its public debut scheduled for the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

The Opel Cascada has already been unveiled a few months ago and now the model is getting ready to be officially presented to the public next week, during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The model is a 4.7 meters long soft-top which has a boot space of 380 liters with the roof closed and 280 liters with the roof opened. The electric roof on the Cascada can open at speeds up to 50 km/h in 17 seconds and it can be controlled with the remote.

The cheapest version of the Opel Cascada in Europe will get the 1.4 liter petrol engine under its hood, which is good for 88 kW, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Other engines available are the 1.6 liter SIDI Turbo with 125 kW and 280 Nm of torque, the 2.0 liter turbo diesel with a six-speed manual and the 2.0 liter BiTurbo CDTI ecoFlex with 143 kW and 400 Nm of torque. More details on the Cascada will be announced in Geneva.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Friday, March 1st, 2013 - filed under News, Opel. Image credit: .
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