Opel Corsa OPC "Nürburgring Edition" By far the most powerful
154 kW/210 hp of power; maximum torque 280 Nm door
Multi-slip differential has limit on the front axle
New high performance chassis with springs / Bilstein
Specific high performance brakes Brembo
The Opel Corsa OPC still gaining power. The limited edition OPC "Nürburgring Edition" is derivative of the recent evolution of the Corsa range, and built only 500 copies, it presents a rare blend of power, performance and passion.
The extra power is the result of modifying the engine management and turbocharger system, sports exhaust system has a pressure against reduced and optimized for fuel with an octane rating of 100. Together, these Elements allow to increase the maximum power OPC 1.6-liter turbo 141 kW/192 hp 154 kW/210 hp and has to offer a specific power of 131.4 hp / l, exceptional value in this category of engines. The maximum torque of the base engine (230 -266 Nm) is also door 250 Nm or 280 Nm when the 'overboost' function turbocharger is Activated.
In order to pass this power to the road, the front axle is equipped with a mechanical slip differential has multi limit. It helps reduce the drive wheels from spinning when subjected to high lateral acceleration forces, for example, or changes in pavement. It also allows better enjoy eventual small incursions circuit.
The chassis of the Corsa premium has been reworked. The measures include a reduction in the base of the car, the use of new units of springs and dampers provided by Bilstein and - detail high-tech non-negligible - the adoption of a new system of front brake allege, developed by Brembo and specialist equips platelet specific high performance brake. Management algorithms for the chassis support systems - ABS, Traction Control (TC) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) - have all been recalibrated by experts at the Opel Performance Center to adapt to the new configuration the car.
Among the visual attractions include two new exterior paints Exclusive - Green Grasshopper and Henne - and new rims 8 x 18 "forged aluminum gloss gray, shod with 225/35 R 18 V. The other characteristics that distinguish the "Nurburgring Edition" of the Corsa OPC classic lie at the lower lip of the front bumper and a new dual exhaust in stainless steel, not to mention the logos "Nurburgring" the amounts of portiere.
Interior sports present sill plates unique door with lettering "Nurburgring" black and red and white decorative stitching on the front Recaro sports seats and rear seats on the handbrake and gearshift knob. The "Nurburgring" logo still appears on the front seatbacks while the steering wheel inserts adorn a black piano lacquer finish.
Outstanding performance - a remarkable drivability
The performance figures give only idea that can offer the conduct of the OPC "Nürburgring Edition" Corsa. He just 6.8 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km / h. And the generous torque allows him muscled times since going from 80 to 120 km / h in 5th gear in barely 6.2 seconds. A top speed of 230 km / h on the track instead among the most efficient cars in its class.
As its name suggests, the Corsa OPC "Nürburgring Edition" emphasizes the privileged links Opel talks with the famous Eifel circuit, impregnated tradition. High performance Corsa has demonstrated his brilliant dynamic qualities during testing sessions and developed a load on the Nurburgring Nordschleife, the most demanding track in the world. But driveability offers is not limited to the speed and precision of conduct: it also includes an exhilarating sound experience: the sonority of the new line of exhaust was defined to reflect the temperament of the vehicle while providing the highest level of performance.
Joachim 'Jockel' Winkelhock Opel brand ambassador and OPC tester, resume alone has to perfection the very essence of the OPC "Nürburgring Edition" Corsa. "You ride again and again - and you just do not want to stop you," he said, a mischievous smile on lips.
The Opel Corsa 'Nürburgring Edition "will be commercialized in France next summer.
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