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Opel’s Adam range growing further

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Opel’s Adam range growing further

The lifestyle Adam minicar range of Opel/Vauxhall, will continuously be expanded and improved – up next are planned a rougher SUV-inspired version, more efficient engines and, of course, sporty performance variants.

GM’s European unit, posed to remain alone in the region after Chevrolet’s departure in 2016, is posed to reveal at next month’s Geneva auto show the Adam Rocks off-road inspired variant, which actually remains essentially the same with the prototype model unveiled during last year’s Geneva motor show.

Secondly, also debuting in Geneva will be the Adam S performance variant, which is pitted against the likes of Fiat’s Abarth 500 and Mini’s Cooper hatchback. Opel’s 1.4 turbo gasoline engine should provide the upper hand on both models, as the SIDI engine has been reportedly tuned to around 160 hp, up from its standard 140 hp output.

Lastly, Opel joins the three cylinder engine crowd, with a new 1.0-liter Ecotec that would see Adam better compete with Fiat 500’s two-cylinder Twinair unit, having an output of 90 or 115 hp. The Germans say that equipped with the lower powered version, the Adam direct-injection and turbocharged engine would lower CO2 emissions from 117 g/km to 99 g/km – with a corresponding fuel consumption of 4.3 L/100 km.

by Aurel Niculescu (my Google+) - Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 - filed under Industry, News, Opel. Image credit: .
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