Opel Says it will Build New +300HP Astra OPC Extreme If You're Interested
Feb 26, 2014 22:32
Opel (and Vauxhall) lifted the virtual veil off the Astra OPC Extreme concept. It previews a low volume production model provided that you, me and a whole lot more people like it.
The concept is set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The study weighs 100kg lighter than the production Astra OPC, and is powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine producing over 300 horses.
Developed on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the Astra OPC Extreme is derived directly from the Astra OPC Cup racecar. It has a carbon fiber hood and carbon rear wing, diffuser, front spoiler, suspension cross-bracing, the engine cover, complete wheels, rear wheelhouse ventilation and roof. The carbon wheels alone are 20 kg (44lbs) lighter than their aluminum counterparts, while the carbon fiber roof weighs just 2.6 kg (5.7lbs). The fenders are made of aluminum and weigh only 0.8 kg (1.7lbs) a piece instead of 2.2 kg (4.8lbs) in steel.
There's no information on performance figures, but Opel said the OPC Extreme is very fast. The car rides on 245/35, 19-inch tires, specially developed for the Extreme. In addition, the spring and dampers are adjustable, just like in a touring car racer.
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