The supermini will learn to speak French for its next generation. The Corsa E has been around since 2014 basically as a more comprehensive facelift of the model prior to it and it won’t be up until towards the end of the decade when the supermini is going to be overhauled. The advancement phase has actually not been what we would call smooth sailing considering the significant business change. We’re undoubtedly speaking about PSA’s decision to purchase Opel/Vauxhall from General Motors, which is going to have a direct impact on the new Corsa.
2019 Opel Corsa Platform
Peugeot and Citroën are dealing with China’s Dongfeng Motor on a brand name new Common Modular Platform (also known as EMP1) customized to small cars and it will be put to great use in the next Corsa. As a matter of truth, the French group has actually currently revealed the 2019 Corsa will use hardware from PSA, so do not be too stunned if it will inherit a considerable quantity of parts from the new 208.
It’s only simply the suggestion of the iceberg as future models are going to share a growing number of parts to drive down expenses and accelerate advancement. We currently have some appropriate examples of exactly what to anticipate simply by taking a look at the Opel Crossland X and Grandland X as these 2 are mainly based on the Peugeot 2008 and 3008, respectively.
Mentioning which, we anticipate of the next Corsa builds on the styling langue executed by the Rüsselsheim-based marque for the set of crossovers, but adapted to much better suit a supermini. It’s uncertain at this moment whether the styling instructions will change now that Opel is below PSA’s umbrella, however it could take place considering the foundations are substantially being modified.
Opel Corsa GSi
Pure accuracy for pure driving satisfaction: What the Opel Insignia GSi is already impressively showing in the midsize class, will be brought to the small car segment by the new Opel Corsa GSi. An exact sports maker that becomes a cornering virtuoso thanks to its sports chassis fine-tuned on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring. The exterior style of the Opel Corsa GSi leaves no doubts: Here comes a true athlete that is equally impressive in everyday driving.
The pure sensation of sportiness is likewise communicated by the interior. The Opel Corsa GSi chauffeur sits on the optional Recaro performance seat and puts his hands on the sports steering wheel. Select the gear by means of the leather gearshift knob, put your foot on the aluminium sport pedal and pure driving pleasure starts. The Opel Corsa GSi also emits pure precision: The sport chassis known from the OPC variation and the brakes with red callipers ensure precise athleticism, outstanding handling and short braking distances also when combined with the optional 18-inch light alloy wheels.
2019 Opel Corsa Release Date
Anticipate to see the new Corsa go on sale in the very first half of 2019, after the next Peugeot 208 likely to land sometime next year.