2011 Opel GTC Paris Concept review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 5 August 2010 , 03:08:11 byDan

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Opel GTC Paris Concept

Opel will bring a lot of emotion and e-mobility at the Mondial de lAutomobile 2010 in Paris, the most visited motor show in the world. Around 1.5 million visitors will get the chance to see the GTC Paris Concept and a lot more. The name GTC Paris evokes both the dynamic character of the vehicle and the fashionable city where it will have its debut. The model is an expensive, sporty compact hatch with dramatic proportions and sculptural surfaces. Launched at the 2009 IAA, the Astra five-door has been very well received with nearly 200.000 orders collected in less than one year. Now, the Astra Sports Tourer model will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. It has been designed for smooth loading, while the clean, flat wall lining of the carefully contoured cargo compartment optimize useable space by eliminating odd, hard-to-use corners. A spring is electrically released, automatically activating swift, remote folding of the seatbacks. This is actually the first compact wagon equipped with this convenience feature. The cabin is as practical as it is comfortable. Sports Tourer users wish to stow a range of items where they need them, not just in the trunk. For long distance driving comfort, customers can choose the only front ergonomic seats in the segment certified by independent back experts from the Aktion Gesunder Rucken. The Astra Ports Tourer is presented with a high quality finish and incorporates exciting Opel innovations that make life more comfortable and driving safer. In addition, Opel engineers are developing a next-generation FlexFix integrated rear bike carrier, which will be introduced for the Sports Tourer next year. The specialists have takes great care to enhance functionality by incorporating features from premium station wagons with a rare sense of quality and precision.