Gem coming our way

The Opel Astra OPC will arrive in showrooms early 2013.
The Opel Astra OPC will arrive in showrooms early 2013.

OPEL'S Astra OPC is heading Down Under with the vehicle making its local debut at the Australian International Motor Show next week.

The most powerful Astra Opel has ever produced will join the Opel Australia line-up from early 2013.

Powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct injection engine, the Astra OPC (Opel Performance Centre) achieves a power output of up to 206kW and maximum torque of 400Nm. It can can sprint from zero-100kmh in 6.0 seconds. Never before has an Astra been so fast, the Astra OPC will be the most powerful hot hatch available in its segment.

Opel Australia's managing director, Bill Mott was very pleased to announce that the Astra OPC will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Motor Show.

"Australia has a long history of, and passion, for performance vehicles. Since launch we've continually been asked if and when OPC is coming and we are very excited to confirm that the Astra OPC will be in Sydney next week and will be available in our showrooms next year," Opel Australia's managing director Bill Mott said.

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