Opel introduced the Astra OPC Extreme hatchback

In late February, Opel presented a conceptual three-door Astra OPC Extreme, which debuted at the Geneva Motor Show 2014. After receiving a positive reaction of the public at the exhibition, representatives of the German automaker said that this model will be launched in limited production. The basis of extreme racing hatchback lay modification Astra OPC Cup, from which were borrowed some elements. For example, adjustable suspension with adjustable shock absorbers and springs, as well as integrated into the interior roll cage installed on the site of the dismantled rear sofa. Under the hood Opel Astra OPC Extreme Concept located upgraded 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, whose output exceeds 300 hp (on the standard Astra J OPC it produces 280 forces). Drive left front and traction on the wheel passes the 6-speed manual transmission. In addition, compared with the usual modification Hatch Extreme “Reset” 100 weight. It managed to achieve this by replacing the bonnet and roof on their carbon counterparts. Plus also made of carbon fiber front splitter, diffuser, rear spoiler and alloy wheels and front wings made of aluminum. Other features include Opel Astra OPC Extreme be noted as powerful Brembo brakes with 370-mm front discs, specially developed for this model of tire dimension 245/35R19, limited slip differential on the front axle and in the salon – carbon fiber front buckets with six-point seat belts and studded suede steering wheel. It is expected that the production version of the Opel Astra OPC Extreme will be shown at the motor show in Geneva 2015, and at the same time will begin its sales in Europe. There can be released from the machines 50 and 300, depending on the amount of demand.

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