Opel Insignia OPC: First Drive

The Opel Insignia OPC is based on the same platform as the new-for-the-US Buick Regal, but adds the torque-vectoring Haldex AWD system from the Saab 9-3 Turbo X and a 325 HP turbocharged V6. Can anyone say "GNX?" » 11/23/09 12:00pm 11/23/09 12:00pm

2010 Opel Insignia OPC, Vauxhall VXR Gunning For Audi S4

GM's European divisions finally have an answer to that pesky AWD hot-rod Audi S4. Say hello to the new turbo, AWD, 325-HP 2010 Opel Insignia OPC and brother-from-another-mother, 2010 Vauxhall Insignia VXR. That's a Saturn?! » 4/15/09 8:00am 4/15/09 8:00am

Buick Regal Caught In Brilliant Red, Makes Us Wish We Lived In China

We've already told you the Buick Regal is back » 9/30/08 8:30am 9/30/08 8:30am. We've also told you the unfortunate news the brand's new hotness will only be available in China. We've also already shown you , looking stunning in silver. Well, now the folks over at have caught the new re-badged as a royal four-door in red, and we must say, it looks …

Saturn Aura Redline Preview: Opel Insignia OPC Testing At Nürburgring

Judging from these shots taken by KGP at the Nürburgring, GM is already working up a high-performance version of the new Opel Insignia » 8/19/08 2:40pm 8/19/08 2:40pm. Suspected to be powered by a twin-turbo version of the 2.8-liter V6 found in the standard Insignia, the added boost should up output to at least 300 HP. In Britain, the car will likely …

2009 Vauxhall, Opel Insignia Sports Tourer Revealed

Vauxhall, the General's proper English arm, today revealed the 2009 Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer, which is the estate version of the 2009 Vauxhall Insignia, which is also the Opel Insignia and likely the 2011 Saturn Aura. The estate, which is set to debut at the Paris Motor Show, will get two engines not available… » 8/14/08 9:40am 8/14/08 9:40am

Vauxhall Insignia Invades London In Elaborate Marketing Ruse

In a piece of intriguing, if not silly, marketing, the Opel Buick Vauxhall Insignia has made a public debut after being part of an elaborate setup in London's Potters Fields park, situated in the shadow of Tower Bridge. Days ago, a mysterious crash scene was laid out in the park, complete with an alien-looking UFO and… » 7/21/08 3:00pm 7/21/08 3:00pm

Vauxhall Insignia Sports Sign-Reading Camera

GM's Vauxhall division — the one magically appearing in New England — is poised to release a forward-looking camera in the 2009 Vauxhall Insignia, which has us wondering why nobody ever thought of it before. The camera is a clever design, engineered to identify and read signs on the roadside while moving. Why would you … » 6/20/08 4:40pm 6/20/08 4:40pm

2009 Opel Insignia Interior Revealed, Officially, Sort Of

We haven't gotten official photos of the 2009 Opel Insignia, yet, but we're going to guess that the 2009 Vauxhall Insignia, its British counterpart, is going to have the same interior and we have those official pictures. Following the Opel DNA, there's the long center console leading up to a center-mounted display… » 6/04/08 10:00am 6/04/08 10:00am

2009 Opel Insignia Revealed, Officially

The General's German brand saw the sign it needed to replace the aged Vectra, so they opened up their eyes — and came up with this — the new 2009 Opel Insignia. It's a new name, a new car and yes, a new badge for the brand preciously misspelled from the name of a gem and it's being revealed in July at the London Motor… » 4/18/08 8:30am 4/18/08 8:30am

2009 Opel Insignia Revealed Early, Sans Carefully Placed Tape

It's a shame the folks at Opel went through all that trouble to tape up the 2009 Opel Insignia, just to have the cover blown a few days later by the crew at AutoWeek.nl. Here it is, your future Opel Insignia in all its watermarked glory. Why should you care? This curvy sedan is likely to be the new Saturn Aura sometime … » 4/14/08 3:40pm 4/14/08 3:40pm

2009 Opel Insignia Spy Photos Released... By Opel?

In what seems to be a burgeoning trend, Opel joins the ranks of automakers that are releasing their own versions of professionally shot spy photos to whet the appetites of the motoring press. In this case we have the 2009 Open Insignia (and possibly the future Saturn Aura), which is based on GM's Epsilon-2 global… » 4/11/08 1:20pm 4/11/08 1:20pm