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OPEL. OPEL in SOUTH AFRICA

GM South Africa, Kempoton Road, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa

tel. +2741/4039111, fax +2741/4032937,

http: //www. opel. co. za, http: //www. gmsa. Com

OPEL CORSA

OPEL CORSA CLASSIC

OPEL ASTRA

Models produced in South Africa: Corsa (hatchback, sedan Classic), Astra (hatch­back, sedan Classic), Corsa Utility pick-up.

Production volume in South Africa in 2003 - 17,125 passenger vehicles and 5,661 pick-ups. General Motors began the assembly of Chevrolet cars in South Africa in 1926. In the 1930s the as­sembly of the following makes also took place: Cadillac, La Salle, Oldsmobile, Buick, GMC, Bedford, Vauxhall and Opel (in 1973-83 under the Che­vrolet trademark). In the 1960s full scale production was launched. In the years 1968-74 the Ranger cars were produced, and since 1983 all of the models have been offered as Opels. In 1986 GM with­drew its capital. In January 1987 the firm was taken over by an independent South African company and renamed to Delta. GM re-acquired 49% of the company in 1997, and increased that share to 100% in March 2004, changing the firm’s name to GM South Africa. The old Corsa was produced here from July 1996 till 2004. The production of the new model, made on the basis of the Opel Corsa 2000 and available in a 5-door hatchback or a sedan Classic body version, began in October 2002. The cars feature the following engines: 1.4-liter 90 hp; 1.6-liter 102 hp; 1.8-liter 107 hp or 1.7-liter 75 hp diesel. In 2000 the Kadett and Astra were replaced by the new Astra II, available with 1.6-liter 98 hp, 1.8-liter 125 hp or 2.2-liter 147 hp (only in Classic sedan) power plants. Produced since 1997, the Corsa Utility model was replaced by the II generation Corsa Utility pick-up (1.4-liter 90 hp; 1.8-liter 107 hp or TD 1.7-liter 75 hp) in August 2004. The assembly of the Hummer H3 will be launched in South Africa at the end of 2006.

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  5. CAV
  6. CUSTOM CITY
  7. FIAT
  8. FORD
  9. ISUZU
  10. KCC
  11. LAND ROVER
  12. MAZDA
  13. MERCEDES-BENZ
  14. MITSUBISHI
  15. NISSAN
  16. OPEL
  17. PERFORMANCE
  18. SHAKA
  19. SHAMROCK
  20. SUPERFORMANCE
  21. TOYOTA
  22. VOLKSP ARES
  23. VOLKSWAGEN
  24. VOLVO

OPEL in other countries:

  1. OPEL in BELGIUM
  2. OPEL in GERMANY
  3. OPEL in SPAIN
  4. OPEL in EGYPT
  5. OPEL in FRANCE
  6. OPEL in ITALY
  7. OPEL in INDIA
  8. OPEL in PORTUGAL
  9. OPEL in POLAND
  10. OPEL in SOUTH AFRICA
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