2021 Opel Sedan Model.
When adapted with the 1.2T agent the new Opel Corsa offers active performance.Image: Supplied
The Corsa was already a basic for the Opel brand, in its aloft heydays beneath General Motors.
From the bubble-shaped second-generation (B) which inaugurated its bounded presence, to the attitude-packed OPC of the D-generation, this is a nameplate with a able affection amid the bounded car-buying public.
Lest we forget, SA alike had ablaze auto variants of the admired Corsa, afore the Chevrolet Utility took over proceedings.
By now you apperceive that General Motors no best owns Opel. The cast was acquired by the PSA Group (Peugeot, Citroën) in 2017 and beforehand this year came the advertisement that PSA would absorb with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to anatomy super-conglomerate, Stellantis.
But aback to the Corsa. The latest, sixth-generation car accustomed in SA this month. Units had been apparent amphibian about in dealerships aftermost year already, but the official addition had been delayed evidently due to Covid-19 and added authoritative issues.
The new Corsa is a footfall in the appropriate administration for Opel.Image: Supplied
Colleague Ziphorah Masethe from Ignition TV wrote the barrage address for us and came abroad afflicted overall, acclamation the accomplishment as a aces battling to the vaunted Volkswagen Polo.
So expectations were aerial back the bittersweet analysis assemblage accustomed aftermost week, in top-tier 1.2T Elegance specification. The added two versions in the ambit are powered by the aforementioned 1.2-litre, three-cylinder engine, sans turbocharger. Power and torque in the case of the additional Elegance is 96kW and 230Nm, transmitted to