Opel Astra

2015 Opel Astra | new car review

While the 2015 Opel Astra sports a starting price of AED 78,000, you really have to ask yourself what was going through their mind when they got around to pricing the Astra OPC...…

2014 Opel Astra | new car review

While the 2014 Opel Astra sports a starting price of AED 71,000, you really have to ask yourself what was going through their mind when they got around to pricing the Astra OPC.…

Records tumble as Opel Astra tackles 24H endurance test

National 24hr class record unbroken for over 20 years; World record never set before…

Most powerful Opel Astra ever arrives in Middle East

Turbocharged 2.0 litre direct injection petrol engine develops 280 hp and 400 Nm torque, giving 0-100 km/h in just 6.0 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h …

Vauxhall Astra VXR | Pretty and out of our league

Vauxhall’s Astra VXR hot hatch won’t make it to GCC shores but sure is a pretty little thing that makes news. The new VXR, the fastest Astra yet and one of the most powerful cars in its class will go on sale next year. Based on the GTC’s platform, this…

2009 Opel Astra | new car review

A bit player in the Middle East, the Opel Astra seems to chug along well behind the rest of the small German hatchbacks/compacts. The Astra is available as a five-door hatchback model with a choice of two four-cylinder powerplants – a 1.6-litre making 115 horsepower and a 1.8-litre with 140hp…

2009 Opel Astra | new car review

Astra’s striking features and dynamic appearance sets itself apart from its competitors in the compact class. The bodyline is well balanced with the right execution of concave and convex surfaces. Opel took the Astra to the dissecting table at the end of 2004 and came back with a more aggressive…