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# Opel Grandland X
Opel has unveiled a new SUV called the Grandland X
The five-seater is set to arrive later this year.

OPEL HAS UNVEILED its latest SUV, called the Grandland X, which is due to go on sale later this year. The all-new five-seat SUV will go head-to-head with the likes of the ubiquitous Nissan Qashqai and newcomers like the SEAT Ateca.

The stylish SUV follows the look already set out by the revamped Mokka X, and recently launched Crossland X and Insignia Grand Sport models. Its bold grille and sleek headlights are part of a new family design. A contrasting black roof and distinctive C-pillar at the rear should make the Grandland X stand out from some of its rivals.

Plastic cladding surrounds the wheel arches, door sills as well as the bumpers, the latter also gaining a metallic finish at the bottom to add further protection.

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Inside, the cabin has a more minimalist design compared to older Opel models, with a large high-definition colour touchscreen located in the centre console. Clear, easy-to-read instruments and a newly-designed multifunction steering wheel are aimed at making driving more comfortable, as are the AGR-certified front seats.

While the exact specification details have yet to be revealed, it is likely to feature the choice of front- or all-wheel drive models, and will come with both turbocharged diesel and petrol engines as well as a choice of manual and automatic gearboxes.

Opel will use the Grandland X to showcase many of its latest technologies including its new Adaptive Forward Lighting LED headlights, which offer cornering functionality with high beam assist and auto levelling to deliver optimal illumination at all times.

Buyers will also be able to add a built-in WiFi hotspot to the car, enabling internet access on the move with a network capable of supporting multiple devices.

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The Opel Grandland X won’t make its public debut until the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and is expected to go on sale shortly afterwards. Pricing and specification will be confirmed closer to the car’s launch.

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