Best seller in the small car segment: Opel presents the new Corsa |

Best seller in the small car segment: Opel presents the new Corsa |

  • Small and bold: with the Opel Vizor front end and a new rear design

  • Digital and intuitive: a cockpit powered by Qualcomm Technologies Inc’s Snapdragon® Cockpit platforms. 1a new infotainment system with a large 10-inch color touch screen

  • More precision: the new Intelli-Lux LED lamp®

  • Corsa Electric: new electric motor with 115 kW/156 hp and a range of up to 402 km (WLTP cycle)2)

  • Hybrid for everyone: the new Corsa is the first Opel with a 48-volt hybrid system

The new Opel Corsa is coming – and it’s still this year. Even bolder, more moving, more intuitive to use and with brand new electric and hybrid powertrains. With this innovation, Opel’s traditional strong offering in the small car segment will be taken to the next level.

The new Corsa impresses with its new design, including the Opel Vizor front fascia and Opel lettering in the center of the rear. Advanced technologies make this new model even more fun to travel. The new Corsa offers as an option a digital cockpit based on Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon Cockpit platform1 equipped with a new infotainment system and a 10-inch color touchscreen. Also Intelli-Lux LED anti-glare pixel headlights®that the Corsa introduced to the small car segment in 2019 is even better and more precise – it now has 14 LED elements. In addition, the latest installment of the bestseller in the small car segment boasts advanced technology hidden under the hood. Corsa Electric it now offers more power and a better battery with a range of up to 402 km on the WLTP cycle2. Another drive is also a real novel. The Corsa is the first Opel model to be available as a 48-volt hybrid. The new Corsa therefore offers customers an unrivaled choice of powertrains in this segment, from purely electric, through hybrids, to highly efficient internal combustion engines. the top.

The Opel Corsa has been a best-seller for over 40 years. It was also the best-selling small car in Germany in the last two years, and in 2021 it was the best-selling car in the UK. For us, this success confirms the meaning of our work and is an additional motivation for greater efforts in the future. The new Corsa is more modern, more agile and better. With attractive styling, advanced technologies previously found only in high-end cars, and new electronic and hybrid technologies that emit zero emissions, we want to inspire customers and show them what they can expect from a small car today.said Florian Huettl, CEO of the Opel brand.

Bold, clean, full of emotion: the new Corsa design with the Opel Vizor

Perfect proportions and precision down to the smallest detail, all ‘packaged’ into a bold and clean look – that’s the new Opel Corsa. Thanks to designers, this best seller among small cars has become more modern and stylish. The most interesting feature has been the uniqueness Opel Vizor, the front fascia that adorns all new Opel models. A black grille covers the front of the Corsa and seamlessly integrates the grille, LED lights and the central electric logo. Opel Blitz. Depending on the trim level, the brand logo on the front and back comes in an eye-catching black or satin matt finish. The “ventilation” in the lower part of the front bumper is larger and more pronounced than before, thanks to which the Corsa seems to be more planted on the road.

The side view of the new Corsa is also impressive with its distinctive lines. The “breaking” C-pillar gives the impression that the roof, which is available in black (depending on the trim level), is floating above the car. The rear part of the body is also understood: the name Corsa is now visible (as it did for the first time a few months ago on the limited edition “Opel Corsa 40”). in the middle of the back cover. And finally, varnish Graffiti Grayavailable for the first time on the Corsa, it helps the new model shine with new beauty.

Intuitive and focused on what matters most: a new cockpit design

Thanks to many innovations, the interior of the Corsa also has a modern atmosphere. This is due to the new upholstery design of the seat and the new design of the gear lever and steering wheel. However, the absolute star of the interior – visually and technically – is optional, a fully digital cockpit and a new infotainment system. Qualcomm Technologies integrated Snapdragon Cockpit Platform1 it offers enhanced graphics, multimedia, image recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to provide a more connected, context-aware, and adaptive system to meet passenger preferences and tastes.

Such as during the development of the latest generation of Astra, here too, the “Detox to the max” principle has been applied: the navigation system offers online services, “Hey Opel” voice recognition and over-the-air updates (in the air) More than that exhibition A 10-inch color touchscreen navigation and multimedia system with driver information display is provided even more transparentso that all important information can be viewed in a fraction of a second. However, the new things on offer don’t end there. For the first time, smartphones are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto it can be connected and also charged through the car’s multimedia systems – in both cases wirelessly.

More precision: Intelli-Lux LED matrix lights® and 14 LED elements

From 2019, it is changing, without light Intelli-Lux LED matrix lights® prove that thanks to Corsa, innovations from the top are now available to everyone. Engineers are constantly working on further developments, and the new Corsa benefits from their involvement. Together 14 instead of eight individually controlled LED elements, it increases the pleasure and safety of driving by automatically adjusting the brightness to the driving conditions with greater precision than before.

Many other advanced driver assistance systems are also available to make driving and parking more enjoyable. A rich offer is included a new high-quality camera that reverses the panelcruise control with cruise control and Flank Guard steering assist, plus Forward Collision Warning with Automatic Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Detection.

More power, more efficiency: Corsa Electric with improved battery and new engine

By 2028, Opel aims to become the most electric brand in Europe. Already 12 models are electrified – and the Corsa was a pioneer in the democratization of all-electric drives in the Opel lineup. So it’s no surprise that the Corsa-e won in 2020″Golden Steering Wheel3. All-electric driving for the Opel Corsa means zero-emission driving in the country without compromise – whether for daily commuting or leisure. New Corsa Electric takes the experience to the next level with more options, more power, improved battery and more range.

The Corsa Electric will be offered in two electric drive versions: the best-selling of the small cars will be available in a 100 kW/136 hp version with an excellent range of up to 357 km.2and in the 115 kW/156 hp version with a range of up to 402 km in the WLTP cycle2. The Corsa Electric is therefore not only highly efficient – thanks to its electric drive and 260 Nm of torque, it also guarantees pure driving pleasure in any situation. And when the Corsa Electric needs to be recharged, it doesn’t take long to recharge the battery. It takes about 30 minutes (20-80%) to “fill” the battery up to 80 percent of battery capacity at a fast charging station.4.

The new addition to the vehicle range also offers dynamic driving pleasure as well as responsibility: for the first time, Opel will offer customers the opportunity to switch hybrid car with a 48-volt system. The 74 kW/100 hp and 100 kW/136 hp engines are equipped with a new dual-clutch automatic transmission. In the future, they will complete a wide range of economical powertrains, from the most efficient internal combustion engines to the fully electric Corsa Electric, continuing the electrification of the brand.

[1] Snapdragon branded products are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. Snapdragon is a trademark or registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporate.

[2] The range is determined in accordance with the WLTP test method (R (EC) No. 715/2007, R (EU) No. 2017/1151). Actual range may vary under daily driving conditions and depends on various factors, particularly individual driving style, road characteristics, outside temperature, use of heating and air conditioning and preheating. The car is still not available.

[3] AUTO BILD and BILD am SONNTAG No. 45/2020, category “Small Cars”.

[4] Initial values. The car is still not available.

source: Opel Poland

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