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Opel Astra OPC info

The Brits from Autocar have published a pair of photos with the upcoming Opel Astra OPC, which will be badged as the Vauxhall Astra VXR in UK, taken from a presentation brochure.

The Opel Astra OPC willenter the hot-hatch segment as a serious competitor for the Renault 250, and is expected to pack no less than 300 horsepower, which means 50additional horses from its petrol burning engine, when compared to the previous generation.

As far as design, the Opel Astra OPC is closely related to the CTG Paris concept unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in 2010, and we can notice the aggressively styled front spoiler, with the large air intakes, as well as the massive alloys.

The Opel Astra OPC will most likely be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

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