Opel Tigra – car produced by Opel, the Opel Corsa-based. The first generation of body coupe was offered in 1994-2000. In the years 2004 – 2009 was produced Opel Tigra Twin Top with bodywork coupe-convertible. In the UK model was sold as the Vauxhall Tigra, in Australia as the Holden Tigra, and Brazil and Mexico as the Chevrolet Tigra.
Tigra was based on the Opel Corsa B used floorpan, engines, cockpit. Designed while completely new body on the line coupe. Initially, the project aimed to build a small double convertible, but eventually withdrawn from this idea, in spite of the advanced work on this model. The result is the characteristic shape of the rear window, any other rare serial car. The car was presented in 1993, and its production started at the beginning of 1994.
Tigra A was produced in 1994-2000, in Spain, in the Opel factory in Zaragoza. Made the 250 728 units.
For the car was available two engines, both petrol – 1.4 and 1.6-liter 90HP and 106HP. DOHC engines were equipped with electronic fuel injection. For the 1.4 engine was available automatic 4-speed transmission.
Brazilian Chevrolet Tigra was imported from 1998, only 1.6-liter engine, but in 1999 stopped imports, due to the devaluation of the Brazilian Real.
In 2004, Opel Tigra decided to resume production, this time basing the car on the Opel Corsa C. This is a car designed for two people. It has a folding metal roof.
Initially, this model was available in two engine options – 1.4 and 1.8. In 2005, presented Tigre Twin Top 1.3 diesel engined. The car won the Cabriolet of the Year 2006.
In July 2009, Opel has announced that by the end of September 2009 will be terminated production of the Opel Tigra Twin Top. Model was not successful mainly because of the very high price. It is planned successor, but not excluded that Opel Tigra Cascada will succeed and will be available as a coupe and a convertible and a coupe-convertible.
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