Opel Says it will Build New +300HP Astra OPC Extreme If You're Interested
Feb 27, 2014 06:32
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.
Most car owners know how important it is to prepare their cars for the cold freezing temperatures during winter months, so they can enjoy safe and smooth rides even in the worst weather conditions. Unfortunately, a lot of people tend to overlook the importance of car maintenance during summer. Read more
Do you love fast vehicles like the Corvette? Do you wish to enjoy a road trip in such a car? If you desire any of these, you have enough reasons to rent a Corvette the next time you plan a road trip. The Corvette is a famous ride among the rich, especially sportspeople. However, the vehicle has several features and positive reviews that make it a worthy choice for anyone looking to get a unique road trip experience. The car's aesthetics make it a sight for sore eyes and the perfect pick if you wish to impress a date or someone you are meeting. Read more
Montway is a broker designed to connect customers to carriers across the contiguous US. As a broker, Montway has developed a reputation for affordability, doing a job well, and excellent communication with consumers. You can also select a date for pick-up, and they guarantee it will happen. Read more