Test drive: First taste of the new Opel Mokka hits the sweet spot

This great-looking compact crossover comes in petrol and electric formats and looks set to lead Opel’s newfound ambitions

The Opel Mokka-e: prices are mooted to start at about €33,000 when it goes on sale here in April

Opel is in the midst of a renaissance, it seems. And the use of a French word for its rebirth is apt, as it has come about because of its integration with the PSA Group, which includes Peugeot and Citroen, among others – and is actually now part of Stellantis thanks to a tie-up with the Fiat empire.

The latest Opel Corsa hinted at a revitalisation of the company, and now, following our first taste ...