According to AutoExpress, Opel Corsa is going off-road. The smallest Vauxhall SUV ever will be unveiled in 2009 as a competitor of the Ford Fiesta SUV, iat Sedici and Suzuki SX4.
The Corsa SUV will be built on the same GM’s new small car platform, which will also be used by the next Meriva supermini-MPV.
The engines will be taken from the current Corsa line-up, with low-capacity petrol turbos helping Vauxhall meet tightening emissions regulations, while giving superb fuel economy and performance. A few turbodiesel engine will also be used: 1.3 and 1.7-litre CDTI units.
The SUV Corsan will go on sale in 2010.