The new model 2015 Opel Karl will soon enrich the offer in the European market. New Opel Karl, the smallest car the German manufacturer will have its premiere in March 2015 at the Geneva Motor Show.
Small but spacious, luminous phenomena and above all rational – that’s what customers can expect entry segment of Opel. His name is simply KARL.
2015 Opel Karl Review
Prospective buyers will be able to become owners of the 3.68 m long, with an attractive car with five doors, five people, for less than 10,000 euros. In addition, a new acquisition in the Opel family can be equipped with numerous technologies in the areas of safety, comfort and info-entertainment system, leading to the segment.
Karl is powered by an ultra-modern-liter, three-cylinder petrol engine of the latest generation.
Opel Karl is the ideal car for the price-conscious customers who want to everyday usability combined with comfort and modern technologies.
Karl’s “en face” is adorned Opel’s typical “smile” in the form of chrome applications on which it is the emblem of the brand. Looking from the side, three precise, sharp lines characterize the smallest among Opel.
Characteristic sideline in the form of “blade” is expressed in the doorway, where Opel’s philosophy reflects sculptural, precise designs. Two sharp lines emerge from the door handles, emphasizing the dynamic, high-quality character. Large front and rear lights contribute fluttery appears, creating an overall design with exceptional emphasis on details for a vehicle of this class.
However, the most important thing is: Opel KARL not only looks good, it impresses with the “inner” values. Under the hood, it has the latest generation of Opel’s technology when it comes to running. The new 1.0 ECOTEC with 55 kW / 75 hp, ultra-modern three-cylinder gasoline engine with an impressive culture of work and efficiency, developed specifically for KARL. Drivers can force Optional perfectly transmitted to the wheels through a modern, soft, five-speed transmission. Chassis and steering components have been developed in order to ensure a high level of safety and comfort, which are in the top class.
Accordingly, Karl will be equipped with a number of systems in terms of security and comfort that customers would not normally expect in this price range, and Opel will once again deliver ultra-modern technology at affordable prices.
In addition to standard ESP with traction control, ABS with electronic brake force distribution and assistance to the hill (Hill Start Assist), which prevents the movement of the car backwards when starting, KARL can be equipped with additional systems such warnings out of the lane (Lane departure Warning). The front sensors camera that scans the road ahead, warn the driver an audible alarm and a flashing yellow light on the instrument panel when the vehicle without the driver’s intentions out of the lane.
Karl also features city driving mode (City mode), activation of which pressing the button increases the power assist to the steering wheel. This system already exists in Adam and Corsi. In addition, the system assists in parking (Park Assist), preventing unwanted contact by alerting the driver an audible signal when approaching an obstacle while driving backwards.
Cruise control with speed limiter provides driving within the speed limit, which is of great help in traffic jams and restricted areas of 30 km / h. Fog lights guarantee a better light in the difficult conditions of visibility, while the side-lighting function makes it easy to turn and maneuver makes driving safer.
The list of options related to comfort, assistance and security available for KARL, may be continued indefinitely. Optional heated front seats with heated leather-clad steering wheel provides a pleasant warmth in the winter. In the summer days can be even more to be enjoyed with an optional sunroof.
Small Opel Karl not only fully “mature” in the areas of comfort and security; his cabin room is spacious, driver-oriented. On the driver and passengers brings a feeling of spaciousness, quality, with attention paid to every detail, as previously could only be found in more expensive cars. Owners Kärla will also be able to be fully networked with the outside world via the award-winning Opel IntelliLink info-entertainment system, which provides full integration with Apple iOS and Android devices, and introduces the world of smart mobile phones in the car.
In addition to the ultra-modern connectivity, KARL is also extremely practical car, which offers plenty of space despite compact dimensions. Outwardly, KARL will provoke attention, but at first glance, with a total of ten body of different colors and different designs wheels from 14 to 16 inches.
Release date and Price
Opel’s smallest model, which will complete the offer of the German mark in the small car segment by next summer, at the same time practically lovable and likable practical, and at a price below 10,000 euros.