Future Opel GT X Experimental Preview- The Best Of Simplicity – Through this concept of urban SUV, the fourth brand of the French group PSA raises a corner of sailing on the style and technology of its future models.
A new life begins for Opel, become the fourth brand of the PSA group in the course of 2017. Faced with many challenges, the German brand must first reinvent itself to change its image damaged by decades of procrastination and misplacement. After restoring order in the industrial tool and purchases and ending waste, the manufacturer can now focus on affirming a new identity and building a new generation of models. The concept of a concept is still the best means of communication to effectively convey its messages to the general public. This is the meaning of the Opel GT X Experimental concept presented today and announcing the style and technology of the next generation of models. According to the terms of the communiqué,
Opel GT X Experimental Concept design
Packed in an urban SUV body barely larger than a Corsa, it measures 4.06m long, 1.83m wide and 1.52m high, the new Opel style gains in simplicity and elegance. Like at Peugeot, the flanks are dug to give the impression of a controlled mass, guarantee of a better efficiency. The GT X concept, however, retains a few twists of the current style, starting with the contrasting color roof and the frame of the rear window to the Adam. The new style that the design team likes to call detox is based in particular on a new grille. The GT X Experimental thus inaugurates the face of future Opel called Vizor. It is characterized, behind the glass plexiglass, by a black banner highlighting the “blitz”, the logo with the flash symbol of the mark, and the wing-shaped LED matrix projectors.
Long live the detox also in the cockpit really reduced to its simplest expression. The dashboard is reduced to a large digital panel and curved reminiscent of the grille Vizor. It integrates all the features of the vehicle. Rid of all orders, the steering wheel is also greatly simplified. The hub incorporating the blitz remains fixed, regardless of the angle adopted by the steering wheel. The bias of a refined interior contributes to Zenitude and well-being. Determined to renew the pleasure of travel, Opel has equipped the headrests with removable speakers.
The GT X Experimental concept is not just a style manifesto. Its urban SUV look is destined to know a destiny in series. The manufacturer is betting that SUVs will represent 40% of its sales volumes in 2021. Following the current trend, this prototype salon receives an electric motor. In keeping with its PACE! The program, Opel has made a commitment by 2024 to offer an electrified version of each model in its range. The technology will be shared with all models of the PSA group. The German manufacturer keeps the secret on the electrical technology embedded in the concept GT X, limiting itself to announce a capacity of 50 kWh for the lithium-ion battery.