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All-new Opel Corsa spied

2005-10-12 07:33

Astra looks for next Corsa

The 2006 Opel Corsa will be based on a new General Motors platform which it will share with the Fiat Grande Punto and the Chevrolet Aveo.

It will be available with a range of petrol and diesel engines.

As with the current range there will be a GSI model too, which will come with a 102kW 1.6-litre engine. However, it will only be available as a three-door.

The hottest Corsa will be the OPC version due to be launched in 2007. This hot hatch will have a powerful 128 kW 2-litre turbo unit under its bonnet.

Take a look at the 2006 Corsa's rivals:

  • Fiat Grande Punto
  • Renault Clio

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