Astra Weeks: Opel’s sharp and stylish Sports Tourer keeps pace with the competition

The estate version of the Astra underlines how the ‘sensible’ German car maker is now seen as a more modern and desirable brand than before

The new Opel Sports Tourer: a more practical version of the Astra arriving in Ireland in 2023

The rejuvenation of Opel is winning over plenty of new customers across Europe, while the Corsa is the best-selling car in Britain so far this year. Closer to home, Opel’s commercial vehicle side is performing stronger than the passenger car side when it comes to market share, but the arrival of the new Astra with its star quality should allow the German marque to regain some ground over its rivals. Doubling down on that will ...