2013 Opel Astra OPC hits the Nurburgring image

The new generation of the Opel Astra OPC has recently hit the Nurburgring track in Germany.

The 2013 Opel Astra OPC has been officially presented to the public at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and the model has been placed into the spotlights one more time, with the automaker testing it on the famous German track, the Nurburgring. The image posted above this article has been provided by Opel and this has been taken while the high performance version of the Astra was being tested on the Ring in order to slightly improve it before launching it worldwide.

The new generation of the Opel Astra OPC is already available for order in Germany, where the model has been priced at 34,250 euros. The hot hatch is being offered in standard with tinted rear windows, rear park assistant, LED rear lamps, two-zone automatic air conditioning, system, Navi 600 navigation system, AFL+ adaptive forward lightling, on-board computer and 19-inch lightweight alloy OPC wheels.

Under the hood, the all-new Opel Astra OPC is coming with a 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine which is developing a total output of 280 HP, with a peak torque of 400 Nm. The unit is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.