Opel Racing Models

December 4, 2012 at 9:05 am

Opel is back in motorsport with two models – the compact-car ADAM, prepared to participate in the rally, and the hatchback Astra OPC, built in accordance with the standards for endurance competitions VLN. Both models will be released at the start of their first races in the following year. Adam compact car meets the requirements of the class R2 of the International Automobile Federation. Rally “Adam” in the ADAC Rally Masters competition will compete for corporate cup ADAC Opel Rally Cup.

2013 Opel Adam

2013 Opel Adam Motorsport Photo

Representatives of the “Opel” made it clear that the most successful pilots will be able to move from ADAC Opel Rally Cup straight to the international level. Initially it was planned, that the participant of the rallying will be only Adam model, but then, as expected, this compact car will replace the Corsa hatchback in the next generation.

2013 Opel Racing

2013 Opel Racing Models Photo

According to preliminary information, the price for the rally car that will be based on Adam model, equipped with a 145-horsepower 1.6-liter engine, will be 26 thousand Euros. The official cost of racing participation will be announced next year. Racing hatchback Opel Astra OPC is designed for ring competition in Germany. Model will be able to go to the start of the race of Astra OPC Cup, which will be finishing with a 24-hour race at the N?rburgring.

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