2012 Opel Adam in Paris review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 28 September 2012 , 08:09:49 byAlina

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Opel Adam in Paris

Opel / Vauxhall managed to develop the new Adam, a three-door four-seat hatch that has as direct competitors the Mini and the Fiat 500. The carmaker offers clients the possibility to order it in two different shades that actually contrast the bodywork. The specialists have offered a very distinctive styling, but also a lot of customization options and different equipments that shows it the way to the premium subcompact market. This is actually the model that can be most individualized in this segment. It will be quite hard to find two identical Adams on the street.

When launched, the carmaker will offer the new Opel Adam with three four-cylinder petrol engine. The first one is a 1.2-liter unit capable of developing 69 horsepower, and then we have another two 1.4-liter units producing 86 or 98 horsepower. A bit later, the automaker will also introduce a new generation of small petrol units with forced induction and direct injection. Together with them, the specialists will also offer a new 6-speed transmission. When it comes to technology, the new Opel Adam features a new infotainment system that can support most popular new technologies like connectivity with Apple or Android smart phones.

Now, at the Paris Motor Show, the carmaker also revealed the price list for the city car. Apparently a British customer will have to pay for one car starting at GBP14.000 and a German one, EUR11.500. Three trims will be available: LAM, GLAM and SLAM. The ones interested can start ordering it now. First deliveries are scheduled to start at the beginning of next year. The model is available in 12 body colors and 20 different wheel designs from 16- to 18-inch. The interior also offers a great deal of variants. For the exterior of the Opel Adam, the specialists offer different packages for the door mirrors, the side and roof of the car and a lot more.