The new 2017 Opel Antara is what has been ”cooking” in the General Motors Corporation. The SUV model was introduced into the car market in 2006 and though some changes have been made in the past. This time, customers can expect something new and refreshing. Both the interior and exterior are supposed to be both appealing and luxurious. The car is expected to be carved out of aluminum so you can expect it to be lightweight. Combining the weight reduction and the engine modifications will save more on fuel while getting even better performance.
2017 Opel Antara Changes
The 2017 Opel Antara will be built on the same Theta platform as the Chevrolet Captiva. The front part of the car will get a complete facelift. The front part will be entirely redesigned, and a distinctive Opel mark will be introduced. The LED headlights and fog lights will be mounted on the bottom of the front bumper. Rumor has it that the Opel Antara 2017 could also have LED rear lights. Whatever the case, you just feel the car will be very attractive both in performance and beauty. The car will also bring along a new suspension system. It will improve the handling and 19-inch wheels which will further enhance the look.
The interior changes will mostly be technological. However, the interior is also expected to be posh and elegant. Comfort, for both the driver and the passengers, is guaranteed as the interior seats will be carved out of pure leather. You no longer have to worry about those family trips. The trunk will be quite big and will be able to accommodate a significant quantity of goods. Safety is also expected to be enhanced with the installation of the very top quality. Airbags, parking assistant, electronic braking system, gear shift indicators, ventilation system, modern audio system and a touchscreen that will contain the navigation system.
Engine and Performance
The driving force of 2017 Opel Antara is expected to reduce the consumption of fuel. The engine is anticipated to be a 2.0 L inline four turbocharger engine, which has the capability of producing about 250 horsepower with a torque of about 350 Nm. The second one is LGT Eco-net 2.0 L engine which also has the ability to generate over 250 horsepower. Other viable candidates are the 2.0L CDTI turbo which is capable of producing about 195 horsepower. Also, there are speculations that General Motors may decide to put a 3.0 L V6 engine under the hood of the 2017 Opel Antara though the claims are yet to be confirmed. Whatever the driving force that they may introduce the fact remains that the SUV will have a high performance.
2017 Opel Antara Price and Release Date
Most people are anticipating the release of the SUV. When it hits the market, it’s expected to cost somewhere between $19,000 and $23,000. The SUV should be released by General Motors sometime this year.
If you are looking for the epitome of elegance and performance, then the 2017 Opel Antara is precisely what you’re looking for. A great personal car as well as a beautiful option for a family car. If you haven’t started saving, then you should start so that when it hits the market, you can be among the first people to get it.