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SPIED: Next Opel Corsa for SA

2014-04-29 12:29

SPOTTED IN TESTING: Opel is testing what will become the next-generation of its popular Corsa hatchback. Image: Automedia

Originally expected to be just another facelift, Opel’s Corsa is in fact undergoing radical changes.

The new hatchback was spotted being tested in Germany and hints at a new generation of the popular city car. According to Opel South Africa the new Corsa will arrive early in 2015.

IMAGE GALLERY: 2014 Opel Corsa

It's not uncommon for some sheet metal to be carried over to a newer model as it was confirmed by the automaker that the platform for the new Corsa would be the same as today, just re-engineered with stronger steel.

Spy images show the new Corsa derives much of its styling from the Opel Adam.

The next Corsa will have a range of new engines, among them the one-litre SIDI Turbo to be used in the smaller Adam.

The cabin will borrow heavily from the Adam, especially on the centre console.  

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