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Opel Antara

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Opel Antara. 2006 to date (prod. unknown). 5-door SUV. F/F, F/A, 1991 cm³ diesel (4 cyl. OHC), 2405 cm³ petrol (4 cyl. DOHC), 3195 cm³ (V6 DOHC). Joint development between Opel and Daewoo for Theta-platform SUV, making it a sister car to Daewoo Winstorm. Launched first as Opel Antara, then Vauxhall Antara, in European and UK markets. Badge-engineered for Saturn as the Vue. Sold initially as premium, sporting counterpart of Winstorm in Australia and New Zealand as Holden Captiva Maxx (before being relegated to entry-level status in 2009 as Captiva 5). Took till 2009 to be sold on Korean market, where they were built, as Daewoo Winstorm Maxx. Also sold in Americas as Chevrolet Captiva Sport. Not too bad a handler, with less bulk than Winstorm, but still lacking in interior quality. Facelift for 2011.

Manufacturing location: Bupyeong, Korea

Marque: Opel | Predecessor: Isuzu Mu (UES)

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