Opel Astra OPC – Golf R with 280 hp killer

Opel Astra OPC 2012

We just have to wait, but the best Astra variant is finally revealed! And who would have thought that there Opel less than 280 hp would cram.
The new Astra OPC comes next summer in the market and has access to a blown four-cylinder that 2 liters in size.


From that block, the Opel technicians up to 280 hp and 400 Nm out picking. Anyway, that’s enough for a maximum speed of 250 km / h and sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in probably less than 7 seconds.

How fast does the Opel Astra OPC accelerates exactly a surprise, but we’ll probably still come back.

Opel Astra OPC 2012

The whole frame of the sports car is designed to deliver power, without comprise. In line with the finest traditions OPC, the car was put through its Paces and polished on the Northern Loop (“Nordschleife”) of the Nürburgring racetrack in Germany under the supervision of the Opel brand ambassador Joachim (“Jockel”) Winkelhock. It is geared Especially Towards lateral dynamics and superb handling Qualities. The high-tech front-wheel suspension, HiPerStrut (High Performance Strut) of the Astra GTC help To Achieve this. In Addition to the HiPerStrut feature, the OPC Also Enjoys all the benefits of the fully-adaptive FlexRide chassis control system. The FlexRide chassis lets the driver sharpen the shock absorber characteristic line, the steering and the gas pedal responsiveness. He can do that at the touch of a “Sport” and “OPC” button. However, the OPC model goes to one major step Further: IT Has Been fitted with a limited-slip  differential on the front axle. This gives the OPC even more stability and better handling, in other words. The car has more grips. When exiting bends at high speed – even in-law  conditions.

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