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GM designer has told about new charged Opel Astra

New Opel Astra

The head of department of design of concern General Motors Malcolm Ward has opened to British edition Autocar some details about appearance of the charged version of three-door hatchback Opel Astra of new generation — Astra OPC.

2011 Opel Astra

As he said, the design of the car will be as much as possible approached to the drawing of a prototype of this model presented earlier. Judging by the presented drawing, the hatchback also will receive an aggressive aerodynamic weather-cloth of a body with the expanded wheel arches, the big air inlet and special the elements reducing resistance to running air.

Astra OPC

The information on a technical stuffing of a novelty yet is not informed. It's expected, that under a cowl new Opel Astra OPC the same engine, as on the car of current generation — a 2-litre petrol turbo-engine by power of 240HP, working together with a six-step mechanical transmission will be noticed. Under the preliminary information, new Astra OPC will appear in the European market on sale in 2011.

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