The supermini will learn to speak French for its next generation. The Corsa E has actually been around since 2014 basically as a more extensive facelift of the model before it and it won’t be till to completion of the decade when the supermini is going to be overhauled. The advancement phase has not been exactly what we would call smooth cruising considering the significant corporate change. We’re obviously talking about PSA’s decision to buy 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 usage in the next Corsa. As a matter of fact, the French group has currently revealed the 2019 Corsa will use hardware from PSA, so do not be too shocked if it will inherit a significant quantity of parts from the new 208.
It’s only simply the tip of the iceberg as future models are going to share increasingly more parts to drive down costs and accelerate development. We currently have some pertinent examples of what to expect just 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 expect of the next Corsa builds upon the styling langue implemented by the Rüsselsheim-based marque for the pair of crossovers, but adjusted to much better suit a supermini. It’s unclear at this moment whether the styling instructions will change now that Opel is underneath PSA’s umbrella, however it might happen thinking about the underpinnings are substantially being modified.
Opel Corsa GSi
Pure accuracy for pure driving pleasure: What the Opel Insignia GSi is currently remarkably displaying in the midsize class, will be given the little car section by the new Opel Corsa GSi. An accurate sports device that becomes a cornering virtuoso thanks to its sports chassis fine-tuned on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring. The exterior design of the Opel Corsa GSi leaves no doubts: Here comes a true professional athlete that is similarly outstanding in everyday driving.
The pure feeling of sportiness is also conveyed by the interior. The Opel Corsa GSi chauffeur rests on the optional Recaro performance seat and puts his hands on the sports guiding wheel. Select the equipment via the leather gearshift knob, put your foot on the aluminium sport pedal and pure driving satisfaction commences. The Opel Corsa GSi also releases pure precision: The sport chassis known from the OPC variation and the brakes with red callipers make sure exact athleticism, outstanding handling and brief braking ranges likewise when combined with the optional 18-inch light alloy wheels.
2019 Opel Corsa Release Date
Expect to see the new Corsa go on sale in the first half of 2019, after the next Peugeot 208 most likely to land sometime next year.