In 1988, the obsolete Opel Ascona was replaced by the Opel Vectra. The first generation of this now very popular car is usually denoted by the index “A”. The car immediately gained popularity among drivers and became the bestseller of the Opel brand. Creating Opel Vectra, designers paid great attention to the strength of the body. In addition, it has excellent anti-corrosion resistance.
Vectra A was produced with the bodies of a four-door sedan and a five-door hatchback with a transverse engine. Cars were offered with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. Continue reading
The Honda Stream debuted in Japan in 2000, and in less than a year the model was introduced in Europe. According to the creators, Stream was supposed to fill the gap that formed after the Shuttle and Civic Aerodeck was discontinued. The compact seven-seater minivan is built on the elongated platform of the new Honda Civic.
Honda Stream – a new word in the class of monocabs, said this time by the Japanese manufacturer. Not yet a minivan, no longer a passenger car – Stream is balancing somewhere on the edge, offering customers the best features of both classes. The car combines the possibility of multipurpose use, ease of control and maneuverability. Continue reading
The debut of the Windstar minivan took place in 1994. The car turned out to be modern and stylish in design. Quite dynamic – “a hundred” from standstill in 13.5 seconds, with an almost two-ton mass. But with active driving it is very voracious (about 18 liters per 100 km). The main driving force is a 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine with multi-point injection. Made by Windstar in Canada.
In 1998, the model was restyled. Windstar of this model year has become not only safer and more environmentally friendly than its classmates, but also opened a new stage in the history of minivans. Continue reading