Monday, July 25, 2011

OPC Nurburgring Edition Opel Corsa (2011)

The Opel Corsa OPC Nurburgring Limited Edition is based on the Corsa model line in the recently updated, and with only about 500 units planned, it will offer a rare blend of power, performance and raw passion.

More power to impaired motor control, and turbo systems, sports exhaust with reduced back pressure, and optimization of fuel to 100 octane. As a result of power, most of the 1.6 liter turbo OPC has been increased by 141 kW/192 hp 154 ​​kW/210 hp, the special power 131.4 hp per liter, which is exceptional in this class of engine. Most of the basic engine torque (230-266 Nm) increased from 250 Nm to 280 Nm when the '"overboost" turbocharger is activated.

In order to change the power of an effective source of power, the front axle is equipped with a mechanical device, multi-plate limited slip differential. This helps reduce slipping when you have less than a lateral acceleration, or for example, changes in the structure of the road surface. It 'is also ideal for raids on the track.
The chassis of the Corsa's high-end has also been adjusted. Measures taken include a ride height even lower, the use of units of spring and damping newly developed Bilstein, and - as an additional high-tech feature - a new lightweight Brembo front brake with specialists on measurement, brake linings for high performance. Control algorithms to aid frame - ABS, Traction Control (TC) and electronic stability control (ESC) - have all been adjusted by experts from Opel Performance Center to match the new configuration of the car.

Visual highlights include two new exclusive colors of the body - apple green "Grasshopper" and the red 'Henna' - as well as newly designed 8 x 18-inch forged aluminum wheels for high-gloss black, shod with tires 225/35 R 18 V. Other features distinguishing the "Nürburgring Edition" of the current Opel Corsa OPC is a front spoiler lip and a new stainless steel dual exhaust, and logos "Nürburgring" on the B-pillars.

The sporty interior features a unique scuff plates with lettering "Nürburgring" red and black and white decorative stitching on the Recaro front sport seats and rear seats, the handbrake and the console speed. The front seats are also marked with the logo "Nürburgring" and insert the wheel is finished in piano black.

Exceptional driving skills - exceptional driving pleasure

The standard performance figures only give an indication of what it means to run the Opel Corsa OPC Nürburgring Edition. It reaches 100 km / h from standstill in just 6.8 seconds, and gear strength is increased by the fact that a lot of torque generation. This small sports hatch complete the transition from 80 to 120 km / h in 5th gear in just 6.2 seconds and a top speed of 230 km / h, it is among the leading performance in its class.

As the name suggests, the Opel Corsa OPC Nurburgring Edition Opel emphasizes once again to tie the famous Eifel circuit steeped in tradition. Top-of-the-line Corsa has been shown that great driving dynamics during testing and development is under maximum load at the Nürburgring North Loop, the world's most demanding race track. But the driving experience offered is not limited to the speed and accuracy of treatment alone. It also includes an exciting sound: the sound of a newly developed exhaust system is suited to the type of vehicle, for optimum performance.
The essence of Opel Corsa OPC Nurburgring Edition is the best sums up the Opel brand ambassador, and the OPC performance, driving a coach Joachim Winkelhock "Jockel". "You drive and drive and drive - and you just do not want to stop," he says, smiling a typically rustic cunning.

The Opel Corsa OPC Nürburgring Edition can ask a sales price of € 27,650 (VAT in Germany).