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The new Opel Corsa is absolutely adorable on the eye.Image: Supplied
It took awhile but the sixth-generation PSA-engineered Opel Corsa is assuredly on auction in SA. Thomas Falkiner took one for a analysis drive so he could acknowledgment all your afire questions.
What are we attractive at here?
The sixth-generation Corsa is the aboriginal Opel artefact to hit the streets aback the marque was airtight up by the PSA Group (now allotment of Stellantis) in 2017. Originally it was activity to congenital on the GM G2XX belvedere but afterwards the French took allegation this abstraction was scrapped and a cast new Corsa — based on the Peugeot 208 — was brought into assembly afterwards aloof two years. An absorbing accomplishment in this day and age if you sit bottomward and anticipate about it.
Already accessible beyond aback 2019 the Corsa Mk6 alone launched in SA at the alpha of the year acknowledgment to the actual dog-and-pony appearance that was 2020. Was it account the delay then? Able-bodied from an artful point of view, yes, certainly. The PSA Group architecture aggregation did a arise job penning this latest Corsa and it’s absolutely added absorbing to attending at than its rivals from Ford and Volkswagen — decidedly in range-topping Elegance spec.
Elegance models account from turbocharging.Image: Supplied
Interesting. Any acceptable to drive?
It is, actually. While the Corsa of old was blood-warm at best this new archetypal absolutely ups the ante so far as active dynamics go. Riding on a accomplished and acquisitive chassis, the Elegance archetypal I had on analysis showed a affable appetence for corners