The KARL is the next small car on the way from Opel.
Owners will be able to be fully connected to Opel’s IntelliLink infotainment system, which allows seamless integration of Apple iOS and Android devices which brings the smartphone world into the car.
When it arrves KARL, along with ADAM and Corsa, will give Opel its strongest mini and small car portfolio from the Summer of 2015.
The car has a sharp appearance. It is a 3.68-metre long, attractive 5-door car with space for up to five people.
KARL, which pays homage to the son of the company founder, will be equipped with numerous safety, comfort and infotainment technologies. It will be powered by the latest generation 1-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine developed especially for the range.
KARL is a typical Opel, offering a high-tech, quiet engine and an award-winning IntelliLink infotainment system. The Opel KARL is for the price-conscious customers looking to combine everyday suitability with comfort and modern technologies.
Under the hood it boasts the latest generation in Opel powertrain technology.
A new 1.0 ECOTEC with 75hp, an ultra-modern one-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine with impressive running smoothness and efficiency, was developed especially for KARL.
Drivers can regulate the power perfectly via the modern, soft 5-speed transmission. KARL’s chassis and steering have been developed to provide exceptional safety and comfort at the top of its class.
In line with this, KARL will be fitted with numerous safety and comfort features that customers will not expect in this price category.
Opel deliver ultra-modern technologies at affordable prices. Apart from standard ESP with traction control, ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and the Hill Start Assist, which prevents the car from rolling back when starting on a slope, KARL can be equipped with a further safety feature highlights including Lane Departure Warning.
KARL will feature a City mode that reduces steering effort at the push of a button. Park Assist will help when parking by issuing an acoustic warning from approaching obstacles when reversing.
Cruise control with speed limiter can ensure driving at legal speeds, helpful in complicated urban traffic or in residential areas with a 30 km/h speed limits. Fog lights guarantee improved illumination in adverse weather conditions whereas the integrated cornering light function ensures that turning maneuvers are safer for the driver and other road users.
Optional heated front seats along with the heated leather steering wheel ensure cozy warmth in the winter. Summer days are made even more enjoyable by the optional sunroof.