Hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Karl




The new budget five-door hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Karl model year, which in the UK will be known as Vauxhall Viva, has officially announced the German automaker.
The 2018-2019 Opel company decided to develop a line of compact urban models.

More recently, a new Corsa fifth generation, fared well and the A-Class hatchback Adam.
Last is positioned as a youth car, and now he has a family cousin appears.
And if hatchback Adam named after the company founder Adam 2018-2019 Opel, the newcomer, 2018-2019 Opel Karl, is named in honor of his son, Charles, who created the first car brand.

World premiere of the new “Karl” will happen at the beginning of year, most likely at the March Geneva Motor Show, to dealers as it gets longer in the spring of.
But the prospects of the emergence of the German news in Russia has not reported.



To be honest, it looks 2018-2019 Opel Karl subcompact car is not perceived budget model.
Design hatchback exterior is made in the same style with the more expensive machines of the brand, making it clearly fits into the lineup.

Adam and Karl are built on the same platform.
But if the first – a three-door hatchback, the latter will be offered in five-door version.
New Karl 2015 will replace the Agila model.

The car reaches 3.68 meters in length with a wheelbase of 2.31 meters, making it the most compact of all the “2018-2019 Opel”.
But the width and height of the German news has not yet been disclosed.
The curb weight of the base hatchback is 900 kilograms, and on the way he will rely wheels dimension of 14-16 inches, depending on the configuration.



It is characterized by the rapid design, with a large angle of inclination of the windshield, and the wedge of the window line.
The wide radiator grille in the form of a smile in the middle is decorated with the brand logo and the chrome strip.

With its combined large headlamps and V-shaped bumper.
The sides and the fifth door hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Karl model year made profiled.
On the roof mounted spoiler, while the rear bodywork around the edges curved lights are placed.

Large head optics and a neat tail lights add the car look a sense of design integrity.
With its compact size looks “Carl” stylish and dynamic, and the “family” features, which can be found on more expensive models, the brand visually make “baby” older.



The interior of the “Carl” also looks quite “grown-up”.
The interior trim hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Karl there are black patent leather inserts.
The front panel is made in the form of wings outstretched.
Three-spoke steering wheel is small, and provided on its rim nodules in the area of ​​hand grip.

Devices are deeply embedded in the panel and covered with curved brim.
Between the speedometer and tachometer mounted on-board computer screen.
The more expensive versions of the 2018-2019 Opel Karl on the central panel visible touchscreen multimedia IntelliLink system.

Three-spoke Multifunction (however, as the dashboard) got from the new hatchback Corsa E. The color screen multimedia complex, “climate” control unit and a few auxiliary buttons – that’s all that is present on the center console.
Such minimalism looks very stylish and modern.



List 2018-2019 Opel Karl compact hatchback option also includes 16-inch alloy wheels, adaptive headlamps, panoramic roof, parking autopilot, steering wheel and heated front seats, cruise control, lane compliance technology.
Standard equipment includes the hatchback 6 airbags, help system when starting to rise, ESP stability system ESP with traction function ASR, ABS and anti-lock brakes.

The creators of 2018-2019 Opel Karl hatchback argue that such a compact car can comfortably take on board five adults, including the driver, while still remains much room for luggage.

For a new subcompact hatchback at first German engineers will offer only one three-cylinder gasoline “aspirated» ECOTEC with a working volume of one liter.
This modern engine designed specifically for “Charles”, and its features can be called admirable smoothness and fuel economy.
In this modest volume motor output reaches 75-horsepower and 95-minute Newton-meters of torque limit.



Thrust is transmitted to the front wheels via a 5-speed manual transmission.
Features of dynamics and fuel economy is now officially not disclosed.
Hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Karl received the electric power steering with City function: by pressing at low speeds (up to 30 kilometers per hour) wheel can be made lighter, which helps, for example, when parking.

The design of the suspension all the banal – a spring strut McPherson front and semi-dependent twist beam rear.
The front wheels of the German news you can see the disc brakes, rear – drum.

As mentioned above, the compact hatchback 2018-2019 Opel Karl officially present, most likely in March at the Geneva Motor Show.
Start the car sales is scheduled for spring-summer year, and the starting price of the model in Europe will be approximately 9500 euros.