Shortly after the presentation of restored versions of the Insignia sedan and station wagon form, Opel turned to the presentation and the special version , the first of which carries Opel Performance Center (OPC) designation . Available only as a sedan ( saloon will debut later), the Sports Tourer tag , the car was unveiled at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show .
Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer – Design
On the design side , the OPC is different from the rest of the line by more aggressive bumpers , which Opel calls ” tiger tooth ” and is already well known that all Insignia models to provide a standard LED lights. In terms of design, the most significant change relates to the new monitor size 20 cm , which will notify the driver of the vehicle in the event . Opel targets the popular German caravan with Mercedes, BMW and Audi labels as the main rivals , and to make them worthy to compete with the offer will include special features , such as InterlliLink system, which controls all the car’s electronic controls , such as navigation and phone, and he was for some time built into the American twins Buick Regal .
2014 Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer – Engine
On the mechanical side front hood are in hiding 2.8L turbo V6 engine developing 321 hp, which is enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in 5.9 seconds and a top speed of 272 km / h. As before, power is transmitted to all four wheels via a six-speed manual transmission . German carmaker has significantly modified the suspension and brakes , which improve behavior in curves and ride comfort for longer.
2014 Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer – prices
In the end, we mention that for some time there are stories that this car could be found on offer in North America under the Buick label, along with two other models of Opel ( Adam and Cascada ) , but when you consider that the demand for caravans always been limited in this market , this plan is still difficult to achieve . Starting price of 29,750 euros ( $ 39.400 ) , the 2014 Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer is expected to be available by the end of the year , first in the domestic market and the rest of Europe.
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