South Africa to Get Pair of Opel Vehicles in 2015
The new Opel ADAM and Opel Mokka will be introduced to South Africa for sale in 2015. It will be part of a product and export launch by Opel, which will see the German brand introduce 27 new vehicles and 17 engines in applicable markets by 2018.
Opel ADAM Photo: Opel
“As part of the ongoing Opel brand and product offensive in South Africa, we are excited to announce the introduction of two all new Opel vehicles into the South African market in 2015. The ADAM and Mokka continue the Opel brand’s German heritage which is reflected in their exciting design, engaging driving experience and practical innovations,” says Peter Küspert, vice president Sales and Aftersales Opel Group. “The Opel ADAM and Mokka were shown to the South African public at last year’s Johannesburg International Motor Show, where we experienced overwhelmingly positive reactions from consumers and the media.”
Opel has seen a resurgence in South Africa with Opel vehicle sales up 54 percent in the first seven months of 2014, according to the automaker. The company said it plans to increase its footprint by introducing competitive and exciting new products in key market segments.
Opel Mokka Photo: Opel
Available for sale in the second quarter of 2015, the new Mokka range will offer a mix of exciting derivatives specifically designed to suit the varied needs of the South African compact SUV consumer and will be competitively priced while offering high levels of equipment and specification from the entry level up, according to the automaker. The Mokka also brings an exciting and engaging driving experience, German engineering and innovative technology to the growing sub-compact SUV segment.
Engines, specifications and model derivatives will be confirmed closer to the time of launch.