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Opel Rocks GSe: what if?

August 7, 2023

Equipment Opel Rocks GSe

Sportier, lightweight wheels, some GSe logos, an eye-catching window decal, the front of the Opel Rocks Extreme concept and, of course, modern light units could be ingredients to create an Opel Rocks GSe. It doesn’t really take much to transform a Rocks Electric into a GSe version.

Boost mode

Obviously, the powertrain can’t be tinkered with much, as the top speed must remain 45 mph. But with some software upgrades, Opel can develop a genuine Boost mode that allows you to sprint faster to 45 mph.

Current lineup

In theory, all this is possible. Opel could further expand the lineup of the Rocks Electric with a Rocks GSe. Currently, the brand supplies only a base version, a Tekno and a Klub. A Rocks GSe is still missing. Perhaps this photoshop will make Opel think. Fiat could do the same trick with the Topolino, for example, an Abarth version of the Fiat Topolino.

Opel Rocks GSe

Opel GSe

GSe: These three letters will surely be familiar to Opel fans. The three letters symbolize very richly equipped, sporty models. In addition to also offering an electrified version of every model in its range from 2024 and aiming to be an all-electric brand in Europe from 2028, the German carmaker is reviving GSe as a new sub-brand in the premium segment. Moreover, GSe takes on a new meaning: Grand Sport electric. In the past, the acronym still stood for “Grand Sport Einspritzung” (Grand Sport Injection), as on the Commodore GS/E and the Monza GSE. The Opel Astra GSe and Grandland GSe are among the first GSe models.

Review Opel Rocks Electric

By the way, is it possible to live with an electric city car that gets a maximum of 75 kilometers on a full charge of electricity and reaches a top speed of 45 km/h? We tested the Opel Rocks Electric – formerly called Rocks-e – extensively, in the city and in the countryside.

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