Having received its’ international launch recently, the new Opel Corsa OPC is set to be unleashed in Ireland this month and will be priced from €29,995.
Opel tells us the new car benefits significant revisions in technology, interior/exterior design and chassis showcased in the recently launched new Corsa, the OPC is set to raise the bar for small, fast hatchbacks.
First launched in 2007, the Corsa OPC is the fastest member of the new generation Corsa family and is said to combine uncompromising athleticism with outstanding suitability for everyday use.
Headline performance figures for the Corsa OPC are 0-100 kph in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 270 kph. The engine produces its 245 Nm of torque from lower revs (between 1,900rpm – 5,800rpm, compared with 2,250rpm – 5,500rpm to the outgoing model). This makes the OPC a potent performer between 80-120 kph as it can dispatch in just 6.4 seconds in fifth gear. An overboost facility provides an additional 35Nm of torque, ideal for swift and safe overtaking.
Maximum power from its 1.6-litre turbocharged engine is 205 bhp, while the OPC achieves 7.5 litres per km on the combined cycle with C02 emissions of 174g/km. DISCOVER MORE CONTENT LIKE THIS
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