It looks as if Opel, and parent company General Motors, has had a change of heart. The brand had previously gone on the record to announce the Opel Ampera would not be returning along with the second-generation, 2016 Chevrolet Volt.
But new spy shots from Car Advice suggest otherwise. In fact, this isn’t even a Chevrolet Volt that happens to be testing in Europe, because we can clearly see where the Opel badge will be placed on the camouflaged front fascia.
The front clip also has a restyled look to it as well, especially the lower portion of the front bumper. If the Ampera is making a return, and it seems that it is, it’s likely the PHEV will wear distinct styling once again.
It also means the Volt may be making the trip down under once again, too. Holden also went on the record to state it had no plans to bring on a second generation of the car, but seeing the vehicle would support right-hand drive, it does make it very possible.
The group of French Ampera enthusiasts, who petitioned Opel and General Motors to bring back the PHEV, must be very, very happy right now.