2013 Opel Astra OPC – new details released image

The German based automaker Opel has recently released more official details on the new generation Astra OPC.

According to the car manufacturer, the model has been priced at 34,200 euros and this is the most powerful version ever of the Opel Astra, getting an impressive output of 140 horsepower per liter, compared to the previous generation of the hot hatch, which had 120 horsepower per liter. Fuel consumption in the new Opel Astra OPC has been improved by 12 percent and the model is now burning an average of 8.1 liters of fuel every 100 km, compared to the previous 9.2 liters. CO2 emissions have been reduced too and the new Astra OPC is emitting 189 g/km CO2 (221 g/km CO2 previously).

Under the hood, the 2013 Opel Astra OPC is getting the 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine, which is developing a total output of 280 horsepower and it has a peak torque of 400 Nm, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Other performance enhancements include the Brembo braking system, the mechanical limited slip differential, the mechatronic FlexRide chassis system and more. In standard, the Opel Astra OPC is being offered with tinted rear windows, rear park assistant, LED rear lamps, two-zone automatic air conditioning, Navi 600 navigation system, adaptive forward lighting, on-board computer and 19-inch lightweight OPC alloy wheels.