We take a closer look at the definitive hot hatches of their era: the Opel Kadett Boss, Superboss and Turbo… The performance-focused Opel Kadetts of the… Read more →
The Opel Kadett is a car revered by many South Africans, thanks chiefly to the mighty Super Boss. However, it’s never really been a supercar… Read more →
Pay no attention to the 1,6i badges on the sides and rear of this Opel Kadett, they’re there purely for show. This 510 kW Kadett… Read more →
Long before the letters OPC became synonymous with Opel’s hottest hatches, and even before the mighty Superboss came to be, the Kadett GTE was the… Read more →
The 2012 Opel Astra OPC should be with us towards the end of the year, but while we eagerly look forward to this 206 kW/400 N.m hot hatch, it’s also worth looking back to see where it came from. This German video shows the newcomer getting acquainted with its ancestor, the 1988 Kadett GSI. Packing 116 kW, it was something of a revelation in its day and, from what little German we can ascertain from the video, it appears that the OPC looks set to follow in its footsteps.
Keep an eye out for the September issue of CAR magazine, which features a driving impression of the 2012 Opel Astra OPC.
In the second installment of our cool car TV commercials segment, we remember being terrified every time the Continental Tyres ad came on the ‘box… Read more →