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Opel Astra OPC comes to the Nürburgring with over 320 hp

Eight members of the racing teams Casting OPC Race Camp (15-16 May) will be presents at the 24 Hour Nurburgring Race in two Opel Astra OPC race version. They were developed specifically for the endurance classic and built by Kissling Motorsport. Support was the only route not far from the Eifel-based team of specialists at the Opel Performance Center (OPC).

The black and yellow Astra OPC with the dominant and the distinctive rear wing aerodynamic attached parts will start at the 24-hour race in the class SP3T (special vehicles with turbo engines up to two liters). Two years ago, the team Kissling Motorsport Opel as the official partner for the establishment and operation of the two race cars of the OPC Race Camp was responsible. With the old car but the current version has almost nothing more to do. The aerodynamics, suspension and the sequential gearbox, and front and rear are new. The goal was more power and better driveability.

The four-cylinder inline engine has 1998 cc displacement, more than 235 kW / 320 hp at 5,200 rpm and maximum torque of 420 Nm at 3,800 rpm. Is shifted over a six-speed sequential racing transmission-ignition. The 4.20 meters long and 1.31 meters high vehicle has an adjustable rear wing, a welded tubular steel safety cell, Recaro racing seat, 100-liter tank and a pneumatic lifting system security. The empty weight is around 1130 kilograms.

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