Opel has revealed the lifestyle oriented Vivaro Surf Concept which will be showcased at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show on September 15. The concept is based on the Opel Vivaro passenger version, and has been designed to be the vehicle of choice for a group of five to six passengers pursuing various sport and leisure activities.
The exterior features unique copper-brown and white paint scheme and the vehicle sits on a set of Irmscher alloy wheels. The roof sports customised brackets to hold surfboards. The Vivaro Surf Concept boasts of carnivorous space for storage of luggage or sports equipment like snowboards, bikes, skiing equipment etc. The rear tailgate and the doors can be opened manually or using the keyless function.
The cargo area is fitted with a newly developed rail system underneath the rear seats which enables a storage box that can be utilised to hold small utensils on camping trips. The company informs that the interior of the concept has been developed by Snoeks Automotive, and features the incorporation of blue lighting on the sidewalls and the roof liner.
The cabin features the Irmscher Tourer Pack featuring black leather and silver contrast stitching on the dashboard, side trim panels and the gear shifter knob. It gains automatic climate control and premium quality velour mats that help reduce noise inside the cabin.
The concept features the latest generation of the Navi 50 IntelliLink infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen. The infotainment system includes Siri Eyes Free voice control, aha app, WiFi hotspot along with traffic message channel (TMC), handsfree module, European maps and Bluetooth audio streaming.
Other noteworthy features include LED daytime running lamps, light and rain sensors, fog lamps, powered door mirrors, heated seats, air suspension and Park Assist with reversing camera. The concept is powered by a BiTurbo CDTI diesel engine that develops 140 hp (103 kW) and 340 Nm of torque.
The company informs that the Vivaro Surf Concept could go into production as an ‘Limited Edition’ model.
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