Opel To Build New Convertible. In Poland

Bertel Schmitt
by Bertel Schmitt
opel to build new convertible in poland

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.

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  • Twotone Twotone on Feb 25, 2011

    Let the Polish jokes begin.

  • Buckshot Buckshot on Feb 25, 2011

    Opels are bad news. Car manufacturing in Poland are even worse news. I would not touch it with a 10 ft pole,

  • SVX pearlie SVX pearlie on Feb 25, 2011

    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.