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

New Saab 9-3 Mule Snapped Masquerading As Opel Insignia

What appears to be a lightly camouflaged Opel Insignia » 10/28/08 1:00pm 10/28/08 1:00pm is most likely a development mule for the — despite V that it's a 9-5. The previous 9-3 was built on the Vectra's Epsilon platform; Insignia is replacing Vectra, which makes the Saab variant here a 9-3. What we can't see in these photos is whether this mule is…

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 …

Fast Lane Daily Spies Cadillac CTS Coupe, Cornucopia Of GM Products

Fast Lane Daily's insomniac spy photographer, Keith, spotted this abundant collection of General Motors products taking a break from some high-altitude testing in Colorado's Rocky Mountains. Most obvious is the 2010 Cadillac CTS Coupe » 8/26/08 3:40pm 8/26/08 3:40pm, but also tagging along were a couple of small hatchbacks, one of which looks to be…

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 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 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

Many Spy Photographers Died to Bring us This Picture of the Taillight…


Much as we expected when we noticed some very Insignia concept car-like testers out this summer, Opel's just announced that Insignia will be the Vectra's replacement name for the new version of the mid-size set to debut at the 2008 London Motor Show. Opel revealed the name — and a taillight — by taking a page right… » 11/29/07 11:30am 11/29/07 11:30am