Opel Corsa OPC Nurburgring Edition 2011Posted on Monday, May 9th, 2011 in OPEL.
Opel Astra OPC Nurburgring Edition is based on the Corsa line of new models and upgrades, with only about 500 units are planned. Maximum output power OPC 1.6-liter turbo engine from 141 kW/192 hp was was raised to 154 kW/210 hp and specific power of 131.4 hp per liter is an exception in the automotive category. Base engine delivers a maximum torque (230 to 266 Nm) and 250 Nm and 280 Nm, when the “overboost” turbocharger is activated.
Chassis model Corsa is up again. Measures including ground clearance is even lower, with newly developed spring-damper unit of Bilstein, and – as a high-tech details – a new front braking system is lighter than specialist Brembo brakes with custom upholstery, high performance. Control algorithm Suspension System Support – ABS, traction control (TC) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) – although by the experts at Opel Performance Center, calibrated the new engine configuration suitable new.
Visual highlights are two new and exclusive paint finishes – Grasshopper Green and red apples “Henna” – and new design 8 x 18-inch forged aluminum wheels, light gray, shod with 225/35 R 18 V-belts. Another feature distinguishes “Nürburgring Edition” of the Opel Corsa OPC that a front spoiler and new dual exhaust system in stainless steel and logos “Nürburgring” on the B-pillar.
Sports a unique interior work surface with white stitching black and red letters “Nürburgring” and decoratively in the Recaro sports front seats and rear seats, handbrake and center console. The backs of the front seats is the logo “Nürburgring” created and inserting the steering wheel in black piano lacquer finish.
It takes 100 hours miles in just 6.8 seconds, standing start and transmission elasticity is driven by an abundance of torque generation. This small sports hatch, the transition 80-120 kph in fifth gear in just 6.2 seconds and a top speed of 230 mph is it was the performance leader in its class.
As the name suggests, confirmed the Opel Astra OPC Nurburgring Edition Opel relationship with the renowned Eifel, a tradition. The top-line Corsa brilliant driving dynamics and song during the test under maximum load at the Nurburgring Nordschleife run should prove the most challenging race track in the world. But the fun of driving is not restricted to offering only the speed and accuracy. It also contains an interesting listening experience: the sound of the newly developed exhaust system adapted to the character of the vehicle and optimum performance.
The core of the Opel Astra OPC Nürburgring Edition is best summed up by the Opel brand ambassador and driving performance OPC drive and drive and drive “Jockel coach Joachim Winkelhock.” – And you do not just stop, “he said in a simple manner with a smile normally fall.
Opel Astra OPC Nürburgring Edition can be ordered with a suggested retail price of € 27.650 (including VAT in Germany). ViaAdvertisements