Opel Adam S Press Release
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1. S for Sports Star: New Opel ADAM S Debuts at Paris Motor Show2014-09-17Strong appearance: ADAM family sportsman at the „Mondial de l’Automobile“ in Paris Strong performance: 1.4-liter-turbo with 110 kW/150 hp and performance chassis Superb grip: Impressive OPC braking system Silky styling: ‚Red ’n‘ Roll‘-design and numerous ADAM individualization options Strong upsurge: Available for order from November and at dealers in 2015Rüsselsheim. The new sports star of the ADAM family is called ADAM S. It will mark the topof the range of the colorful ADAM portfolio and will show what it has to offer at the „Mondialde l’Automobile 2014“ in Paris from October 4 to 19. A study version of the ADAM S waspresented at the Geneva Motor Show last spring and now the decision has been taken toproduce the sporty ADAM. The ADAM S will be available for order from Novemeberproduced from 2015. Slick design, a spirited powertrain and naturally numerousindividualization possibilities characterize the latest ADAM. Drivers who like a somewhatsportier drive can find a 110 kW/150 hp, 1.4-liter Turbo ECOTEC unit under the hood. Inaddition, a specially tuned chassis and the OPC braking system ensure that the pocketrocket stays on the road even at high speeds. The ADAM S’ sporting pedigree is plain to see– the designers have given it a slick styling both on the in and outside. The racy small carcompletes the ADAM model range with the crossover ADAM ROCKS having already beenintroduced. With the ADAM S, Opel have once again shown how versatile the ADAM familyis, always according to the principle: individual, exciting and strong. The ADAM S will givethe best connected small car and individualization champion another dimension with itsperformance.Turbocharged pocket rocketWith 110 kW/150 hp and 220 Nm of torque on tap, the special new version of the 1.4-literTurbo ECOTEC unit in the ADAM S boasts a specific power output exceeding 100 hp/liter. Itdelivers 50 percent more horsepower and 70 percent more torque than its naturally-aspirated1.4-liter stable-mate. Combined to a six-speed manual gearbox, the newturbocharged engine impresses with outstanding responsiveness and a torque plateau thatsuits a spirited style of driving, making curvy roads the ideal terrain for the little sports star.The ADAM S accelerates from 0 to 100 in only 8.5 seconds. Top speeds of well over 200km/h are possible with the engine.ADAM S’s 1.4 Turbo engine is naturally fitted with Start/Stop technology and the enginealready meets the future Euro 6 emission standards. The dual cam phasing for continuouslyvariable valve timing and a turbocharger integrated within the exhaust manifold for reducedweight and compact packaging. Numerous weight-saving features include a cast iron blockwith a hollow frame structure, hollow-cast camshafts and a plastic intake manifold. In thisarrangement the sportsman of the ADAM family makes do with a mere 6.4 liters of gasolineper 100 kilometers.The sporty driving characteristics are enhanced by the specially tuned performance chassis,developed especially for the ADAM S, and direct, sharp performance steering. But thepocket rocket can also handle itself in case of an emergency – large OPC S brakes, custom-madefor the various wheel sizes, ensure excellent braking characteristics. The 18-inchwheels with propeller-design rims are fitted with 225/35 R 18 tires and the red brake caliperscan be seen. Alternatively, 17-inch wheels are available. 2. Sportsman at first sight: captivating ‚Red ’n‘ Roll‘ designThe crisp design of the ADAM S leaves no doubt what it has under the hood either. The frontlip spoiler, side sill moldings and an extended rear bumper cut-out with a visible, boldexhaust tailpipe characterize the bodywork or the muscular sportsman. A total of ten bodypaint choices and four further roof combinations are available with the ‚Red ʼn‘ Roll‘ roofdesign reserved exclusively for ADAM S customers. The rear spoiler, which createssufficient downforce, and the special ADAM S logo on the C pillars complete the look. Thosewho want an even more impressive entry can individualize the roof and bodywork withadditional special “S” graphics.Inside the vehicle, the driver and front passenger can choose between four different seatarrangements, three of which are exclusively available for this ADAM variant, including theRecaro Performance seats in Morrocana or nappa leather. The interior reflects the ‚Red ʼn‘Roll‘ design in many ways, for example with the optional leather package including black andred steering wheel, gear knob and handbrake in leather or the red and white lighting for theinstrument panels and doors. This is all rounded off by small details such as special ADAM Sfloor mats or the key in the grey-black-red ADAM S design. The optional checkered flagheadliner design creates additional racing flair.Furthermore, the ADAM S has LED daytime running and rear tail lights, electronic climatecontrol and Opel’s award-winning, sophisticated IntelliLink system that offers state-of-the-artconnectivity and apps. This infotainment system is fully compatible with latest smartphonesusing both ANDROID and Apple iOS. It provides USB and Bluetooth connectivity, audiostreaming, seven speakers and a 7-inch high-definition color touch-screen. Opel’s smartIntelliLink system also provides navigation by the BringGo app, as well as the Stitcher andTuneIn apps. The integration of Apple iOS devices into the system enables use of the SIRIEYES FREE voice control function. It’s safe and easy-to-use technology which makesADAM the best connected small car on the market.