Tuesday, June 21, 2011

2011 Opel Corsa OPC Nurburgring Edition Review

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

The extra power is provided by the modified engine and turbo systems, a sports exhaust with reduced back pressure against, and optimization of fuel 100 octane. Consequently, the maximum production of 1.6 liter turbo OPC increased from 141 kW/192 hp to 154 kW/210 hp, providing a tangible impact on 131.4 hp per liter, which is unusual in that engine category . The maximum torque of the motor base (230-266 nm) also increased to 250 Nm and 280 Nm when the turbocharger "overboost" function is activated.

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To convert such energy efficient propulsion, the front axle is equipped with a mechanical multi-plate limited slip differential. This helps reduce wheel spin when it is very high lateral forces during acceleration, for example, or changes in the texture of the pavement surface. It is also ideal for incursions on the ground.

Bicycle race is also a higher price. The measures are even lower ride height, spring design and new units, and Bilstein shocks - as well as high-tech information - a new lightweight front brake system is tailor-made specialists Brembo high performance brake pads. Control algorithms support platform systems - ABS, traction control (TC) and electronic stability control (ESC) - have been calibrated to the experts at Opel Performance Center car to meet the new assembly.

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Visual highlights are two new, no colors - apple green "Grasshopper", and the red "henna" - as well as a newly designed 8 x 18-inch forged aluminum wheels and shiny black, shod with 225/35 R 18 V-rings. Other distinguishing characteristics "Nürburgring Edition" of the current Opel Corsa OPC is the front spoiler lip and a new dual-suction stainless steel and "Nürburgring" logos from the pillars B.

The interior includes unique sports skid plates with black lettering and decorative stitching "Nürburgring" red and white Recaro sport seats front and rear hand brake and the speed of the console. The front seats are embossed with the logo of the "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.

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As the name suggests, the Opel Corsa OPC Nurburgring Edition Opel emphasizes once again to tie the famous Eifel racetrack 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.

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The essence of the Opel Corsa OPC Nürburgring Edition is best summarized by the Opel brand ambassador and Winkelhock 'Jockel UCI PERFORMANCE coach Joachim. "You run and run and run - and you simply do not want to stop," he told her so popular, usually with a mischievous smile.

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