The latest version of 2016 Opel Corsa OPC premiered at 2015 Geneva Motor Show. After the grand and highly successful premier, this latest version from Opel is ready for hitting the roads. Claiming to be the fastest car of new generation Opel series. This beautiful hatchback is making positive reputation due to its impressive and powerful configuration with a very sleek and stylish design that provides sporty outlook. Roughly 4 meter long, Corsa OPC 2016 is fitted with a 1.6 L 207 hp turbo-charged engine that assures mileage of 7.5 liters for 62 miles. It may not have the most spacious interior, but definitely it’s a great family car if overlooked these minor differences.
2016 Opel Corsa OPC – Exterior Design
Have a look from the top and there is distinctive touch of that unique yet traditional OPC design. However, this time car’s overall appearance is a tad sportier than it used to be. 2016 Opel Corsa OPC version comes painted in flash blue shades with slight designing remodeling at front end and larger air intakes. Observe clearly as one tiny scoop can be seen located just before the hood.
This designing remodeling has helped in providing sportier and dynamic look to this new-age hatchback. This time, flanks include bold sill side trims that are directly connected to rear part of the car. Rear end of car features sporty looking spoilers attached to trunk lid. In fact, there are two spoilers available –a subtle as well a flamboyant version. More athletic touch is provided by twin-pipe based Remus exhaust system attached to a diffuser just next to tailpipes.
Step inside this beautiful hatchback and a sporty interior can be experienced. Not much in regards to spacious area to be impressed with, but comfort level is top notch with Recaro performance seats and prominent side support. Driving becomes addictive with inclusion of OPC gear knob, sport pedals, and leather covered steering wheel that’s flattened right at the bottom to provide driver a much comfortable driving experience. Every necessary instrument featured in earlier OPC models are also featured in this 2016 version.
2016 Opel Corsa OPC – Engine Specs
2016 Opel Corsa OPC is fitted with 1.6-liter turbo ECOTEC 204 hp engine. It’s a gasoline engine that’s turbocharged and offers a maximum torque reading of 207 lb/ft at 1900 – 5800 rpm. Its engine has an over boost facility that can generate an additional 35 lb/ft of torque. Engine features 6-speed transmission system with sharp and short shifting travels. Acceleration rate is 0-100 mph in a mere 6.8 seconds. Compared to earlier models, this version of Corsa OPC is half a second faster in terms of acceleration. Maximum speed of Corsa 2016 OPC car is 143 mph. Fuel consumption is 7.5 liters for 62 miles approximately.
2016 Opel Corsa OPC features a FSD based damping system that allows damping forces to get accustomed to this car’s frequency level. This helps in creating a balance between comfort and powerful driving experience. Presence of higher grips in fast passages and in corners definitely is a positive point for car’s driver. Also, FSD or Frequency Selective Damping technology makes dampers create a perfect set-up for regular traffic.
2016 Opel Corsa OPC – Price and availability
2016 Opel Corsa OPC will be available in stores shortly, the price is not yet reviled. In all probability, it is set to release in next year’s first quarter.