Opel To Build New Convertible. In Poland
February 25th, 2011 11:13 AM Share
Opel green lighted their new convertible. It is based on the current Astra and will be built in their Polish plant in Gliwice , Automobilwoche [sub]. In Gliwice, the car can be built alongside of other Astra models. According to Opel, the car should go on sale in 2013.
Foundation for the new ragtop is Opel’s compact car architecture, which underpins the Astra, the Astra Sports Tourer and the future Astra GTC. The new convertible take te place of the Astra Twin Top with its foldable hard top.
Also scheduled for 2013: A new sub-subcompact. And a homegrown version for the Agila, which currently is a rebadged Suzuki. Volkswagen wants Suzuki for itself.
Published February 25th, 2011 11:13 AM
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Let the Polish jokes begin.
Opels are bad news. Car manufacturing in Poland are even worse news. I would not touch it with a 10 ft pole,
If that Opel is an Astra GTC (like the picture), and it gets a Buick grille for the US, I think it'd be a good thing.