Motoring: Opel embraces its electric future with an old favourite

Opel has revived its popular Manta model with a redesign and electric motor but, not content to rest on its laurels, the company has also introduced a brand new fully electric MPV, the versatile and spacious Combo-E

The new Opel Manta Combo-E: prices start at €32,578. Picture: Andreas Liebschner

In Opel’s transition from General Motors ownership to the PSA Group and ultimately Stellantis, a hastily redesigned Corsa spawned a fully electric model that was followed up by the impressive Mokka-E crossover.

All of a sudden, the brand had suddenly joined the electric revolution.

Modernisation of the interior includes sports seats taken from the Opel Adam S and a handmade dashboard

With a clear path towards a fully electric future now outlined, some in Opel ...