Irmscher „is3“: Antara with a difference

Can the Antara get any better? Irmscher, the Opel tuning specialists, will present an exclusive special model of the compact SUV this spring. The ‘is3’ drives up with 20-inch rims, he has a revamped body, an improved interior and more power under the hood. The front spoiler bears the typical honeycomb grill and a stainless steel bar. The door handle spoilers are also made from stainless steel. In addition, there is a newly designed front bumper featuring new side running boards and a roof spoiler.

Regarding his interior the Antara with a difference leaves nothing to be desired inside the vehicle in terms of material, color, and finish. In addition to high-quality leather seats, the options available on the interior also include leather upholstery for the multifunctional steering wheel, center armrests, and gear shifter, if desired. Besides, this SUV is lowered by 30 millimeters, that feature provides more dynamic driving characteristics. The rear stainless steel exhaust with double tailpipes on both sides delivers a muscular sound to the 175-horsepower ride that not only looks the part, but also plays the part of a power four-wheel drive.

Opel model Antara came on the market in the fall of 2006 – as the successor to the Frontera. Standard features include an on-demand four-wheel drive with traction control, a brake and a hill descent assistant. One of the special features of this SUV is that the rear seats can be folded down and sunk as the Zafira; thus, a load capacity of 2,400 liters is possible.