Opel has announced that the Geneva show exhibit concept 2014 Astra OPC Extreme. The car is based on the race model Astra OPC Cup, according to people from the company will be the fastest Astra which can legally drive on public roads.
The 2014 OPC Extreme sports coupe offers an uncompromising racing technology for use on public roads – including the occasional visit to the Nürburgring Nordschleife . There was born the idea of the 2014 Opel Astra OPC Extreme model in Opel Performance Center, which is located right next to the legendary track. Whether it’s the Corsa OPC , Astra OPC and Insignia OPC – Opel’s all superstars must successfully undergo extensive test drive at full throttle, and strenuous program of endurance of 10,000 kilometers in the toughest conditions on the track Nordschleife.
2014 Opel Astra OPC Extreme design
The 2014 Opel Astra OPC Extreme is the spiritual successor to the Opel Astra OPC X – Treme in 2002, and is planned to be offered upon the concept and the production version that will be produced in a limited edition. The car will have special aerodynamic features, including the large spoiler which is located at the end of the roof, while the first photograph that Opel announced as the announcement of the premiere of this concept can be observed, and two pairs of exhaust pipes. Thanks to the use of components made of carbon fiber, the concept will be lighter than the standard Astra OPC from 2012th whose mass is 1373 kg. Integrated security structures, Racing seats and seat belts with six counts of engaging show that this model comes equipped for the race track.
2014 Opel Astra OPC Extreme engine
We remind that the current Opel Astra OPC with 280 hp ( 206 kW ) and 400 Nm , which produces 2.0 -liter turbo – petrol engine, has so far been the most powerful production Astra.
The engine of the new 2014 Opel Astra OPC Extreme should it be stronger or that delivers from 280 hp (206 kW) and the largest torque greater than 400 Nm. More specifically 2014 OPC Extreme, and his 2.0 turbo should develop power from 300 hp and performance and better driving skills will contribute to improved aerodynamic features , gear and steering and braking system.