The Opel Adam is a city car engineered and produced by the German car manufacturer Opel, and is named after the company's founder Adam Opel. It is sold under the Vauxhall marque in the United Kingdom. It was launched in France at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, with sales starting in the beginning of 2013.
Adam is available in three different trim levels and a wide choice of exterior colours, as well as three roof colours, different interior colours, decors and various headliners. The Adam is claimed to have over 61,000 combination possibilities for the exterior and over 82,000 for the interior. Production began at the Eisenach plant in Germany in January 2013, beside the Corsa.
The Adam is based on a shortened version of the Corsa D platform. The three door hatchback measures 3.70 metres in length and 1.72 metres in width, and seats four people.
The Opel Adam won the Red Dot Car Design Award in April 2013 In November 2012, Auto Zeitung readers in Germany voted for Opel Adam as the number one city car. In the 38th Readers’ Choice Award of the trade magazine Auto Motor und Sport, the car won the mini car category with 24.2 percent of the votes, beating the Volkswagen Up (23.9 percent) and the Mini (16.6 percent).