Opel has released initial details of the Astra OPC EXTREME ahead of its debut at this year’s Geneva Motor Show (March 6 – 16).

A street legal derivative of the Astra OPC Cup racecar seen competing in the Nürburgring Endurance Championship, the Astra OPC EXTREME features weight-saving carbon fibre components along with an integrated rollcage, racing seats and six-point seatbelts. We can also expect the 2.0-litre turbocharged powerplant to produce more than the 206 kW (280 hp) that currently propels the Astra OPC road car.

Finished in the company’s motorsport colours, Opel has confirmed that there will be a low-volume production run of the car, making it the fastest street-legal Astra ever.

[Source: Opel]


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