The 2020 Opel/Vauxhall Corsa has been leaked on-line forward of the official reveal scheduled for later this month.
The parents from L’Vehicle Journal by accident posted the embargoed pictures on their web site, offering us with the primary take a look at the next-generation subcompact hatchback.
The web site shortly pulled the pictures however by then somebody had already snatched them and later posted them on the French discussion board WorldScoop. Finally, the pictures have been deleted from there as effectively, hinting at some sturdy strain from Opel to take down the pictures.
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For sure, the pictures unfold like wildfire on the net, revealing an evolutionary design method for Opel’s B-segment mannequin. The automotive you see within the pictures is the electrical model which seems to be named Corsa-e. As with the remainder of the Corsa vary, the electrical mannequin shares underpinnings with the Peugeot 208 — extra particularly with the e-208.
All Corsa fashions swap to PSA’s CMP scalable structure which already underpins the Peugeot 208 and DS3 Crossback. Due to the brand new platform, the Corsa is not going to solely be electrified but additionally considerably lighter, shedding round 100 kg (221 lbs) within the course of. This can clearly carry enhancements in gas effectivity and dynamics.
Trying on the pictures, the Corsa seems to be wider and decrease than the present mannequin, adopting a extra dynamic look. On the entrance, the 2020 Corsa shows sleeker headlights (for the primary time out there with IntelliLux Matrix LED expertise) and new grilles with diamond-like inserts for a extra aggressive and upscale look.
The aspect view reveals a sporty design for the C-pillar which along with the black-painted roof contributes to the impression of a “floating roof.” As for the rear, the LED taillights look much like these on the Insignia and the graphics echo these of the headlights.