Opel Corsa OPC “Nьrburgring Edition” press release

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May 9, 2011. The limited Opel OPC Nьrburgring Edition is based on the upgraded Corsa model and, with just 500 units planned, it will a rare blend of raw power, and passion.

Additional power is by modified engine management and systems, a sports exhaust reduced back pressure, and for 100 octane fuel. As a result, the output of the 1.6-liter OPC turbo is raised from 141 kW/192 hp to 154 hp, giving a specific power of 131.4 hp per liter which is in this engine class. The torque of the base engine Nm) is also increased to 250 Nm and 280 Nm when the ‘overboost’ function is activated.

In order to convert such into efficient propulsion, the axle is equipped with a multi-plate limited-slip differential. helps reduce wheel when there are very lateral forces under for example, or changes in the texture of the surface. It is also ideal for onto the race track.

The of the Corsa top model has also retuned. Measures taken an even lower ride the use of newly developed spring and units by Bilstein and – as a high-tech detail – a new front braking system specialists Brembo with high-performance brake linings. The algorithms for the chassis support – ABS, Traction (TC) and the Electronic Stability (ESC) – have all recalibrated by experts at the Opel Center to match the car’s new

Visual highlights include two exclusive body colors apple-green ‘Grasshopper’ and red ‘Henna’ as well as newly designed 8 x forged aluminum wheels in grey, shod with the R 18 V tires. Other features the ‘Nьrburgring Edition’ from the Opel Corsa OPC are a front lip and a new dual exhaust in stainless as well as ‘Nьrburgring’ logos on the

The sports interior features sill plates with and red ‘Nьrburgring’ lettering, and decorative stitching on the front Recaro seats, as well as the rear handbrake and gearshift console. The seatbacks are also embossed the ‘Nьrburgring’ logo and the steering insert is finished in piano

Outstanding driving performance outstanding driving fun

As its name the Opel Corsa OPC Nьrburgring once again underscores bond with the famous race track steeped in The top-of-the-line Corsa had to prove its driving dynamics during and tuning runs under load on the Nьrburgring north the world’s most demanding track.

But the driving fun on offer is not restricted to and handling precision alone. It includes an exciting aural the sound of the newly developed system is tailored to suit the of the vehicle, as well as giving performance.

The essence of the Opel Corsa OPC Edition is best summed up by brand ambassador and OPC performance trainer Joachim ‘Jockel’ You drive and drive and drive and you just don’t want to he says in his folksy manner a typically roguish smile.

The Corsa OPC Nьrburgring Edition can be at a recommended retail price of euros (incl. VAT in Germany).

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