Opel automaker manufacture has shifted new Corsa OPC. Following the successful market launch of the bestseller’s fourth generation, Opel now sends the sporty top version on to the road. The OPC model is the quintessential expression of the Corsa’s dynamic character, with top-level agility and vehicle control promising pure driving fun. Since its launch in 2007, 13,000 units have already been sold.
Eye-catching styling is backed by breathtaking performance from a 141 kW/192 hp turbo engine and a Sport Chassis set-up honed on the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
The 2010 Opel Corsa range’s active attract are a muscular auto that at once delivers a parching pace on fuel ingestion abbreviated by 7.6 pct and CO2 discharges lowered by 9.5 per centum. Functioning isn’t affected by this commutes. While OPC stands for Opel Performance Center, car enthusiasts know OPC is more than just an acronym – it is an expression of pure passion. OPC showcases just how much sporty potential and technological expertise is in Opel cars. The OPC versions evoke emotion and are the top of the-line variants in their model range for driving dynamics.
New Opel Corsa CPC has 1.6-liter turbo engine with 141 kW/192 hp accelerates the compact three-door from zero to 100 km/h in 7.2 seconds and enables a top speed of 225 km/h. The maximum torque of 230 Nm, which can be temporarily increased to over 260 Nm via an ‘overboost’ function, is delivered to the front wheels by the standard six-speed transmission. The Corsa OPC requires 7.9 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, a moderate figure in this performance class. It makes its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in early March, shortly before its market launch.
Stopping power is in line with performance. The large 16-inch brake system, with blue brake calipers, includes internally ventilated 308 mm disk brakes up front and 264 mm solid discs at the rear. The 17-inch alloy wheels with 215/45 R17 tires come as standard and 18-inch rims with 225 tires are optional.
“The OPC models embody pure sportiness, infusing the brand with emotion and passion. That is why the OPC version fits brilliantly to the new Corsa, which is positioned as a young car offering plenty of fun,” says Alain Visser, Executive Director, European Opel Marketing.