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Opel Gets OPC, Hottest Corsa Ever


2007 Opel Corsa VXR

2007 Opel Corsa VXR

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2007 Opel Corsa OPC

2007 Opel Corsa OPC

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GM’s volume brand in Europe, Opel, has just taken the wraps off its hottest supermini ever.

The Corsa OPC boasts 192 hp from its turbocharged 1.6-liter gasoline engine. It means a 0-60 mph time of 6.8 seconds and a top speed of 140 mph.

 

The OPC is only available as a three-door model, with varios styling cues to mark it out from lesser models including door mirrors, fog lamp surrounds, and a centrally-mounted tailpipe all finished in a triangular shape. The body wears side skirts, a mesh front grille, a roof spoiler, blue brake calipers, and optional 18-inch alloys.

 

Inside there are shell-backed Recaro sports seats and a race-style, flat-bottomed steering wheel. Drilled alloy pedals, black detailing, and unique badging finish off the cabin.

 

The car will make its debut at March’s Geneva Motor Show and go on sale immediately after. It will be badged as the Corsa VXR in the U.K., where the Vauxhall brand is used instead of Opel.

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