We’ve seen a number of prototypes for the upcoming OPC Opel Insignia sedan and Sports Tourer wagon in the past 12 months but this is the first time that we have seen the car in its almost production ready state. OPC, which stands for ‘Opel Performance Center,’ is the name given to models developed by GM’s official in-house tuner in Europe, and in the past has been used for cars like the Astra and compact Corsa hatchbacks. OPC cars typically feature minor engine and handling mods as well as styling and performance upgrades such as bigger wheels and sporty bodykits. In...
Opel waters down Astra OPC Nurburgring 24 endurance race car for the street
The Astra hatch is approaching the end of its product cycle, but in the lead up to the arrival of an all-new model later this year Opel has seen fit to release one more special edition based on the sporty Coupe. Using last year’s 300hp (225kW) Nurburgring 24 Astra endurance race car as its...Alex Kaufmann
Spy shots: Opel Insignia Sports Tourer OPC
We’ve seen a number of prototypes for the upcoming OPC Opel Insignia sedan in the past 12 months but this is the first time that we have come across the Sports Tourer wagon version of the car. OPC, which stands for ‘Opel Performance Center,’ is the name given to models developed...Jeremy Weber