A total of 835 vehicles of the Nurburgring Edition produced between April 2004 and November 2010 of the Opel Astra with the index letter H have left the Opel Performance Center – better known as OPC in Russelsheim – in the year 2008.
The number 835 in turn was not arbitrarily determined, rather it is a homage to the lap time of 8:35 minutes, which was set by Manuel Reuter with his Opel Astra H OPC at the Nordschleife of the Nurburgring.
The upcoming firm WRAPworks from Engelskirchen, which is situated somewhere between Cologne and Olpe, has chosen such compact class Opel. The crew has deepened the theme “Nurburgring Edition” and adjusted the design to it accordingly.
The foil colors – titan-metallic mat as well as high-gloss red – have been chosen to match the factory logo. To realize the exclusive foliation and to foil every detail the car has been largely disassembled into its component parts. A high-gloss digital printing in carbon style was specially made for the engine hood to accentuate the logo.
And the brute sound delivering exhaust system by Remus with the centered tailpipe is perfectly accentuated by means of the red line ending on it. To preserve the relation to the original Nurburg Edition, the series checks have been left on the bonnet, top and tailgate, at least partially. The price for this really exclusive WRAPworks-foliation is at 1.250,00 Euros and it is realizable within two working days.
The Astra H OPC is lowered by means of Eibach-30/30 springs. The exhaust system from turbo is usually installed on the sister model Vauxhall Astra VXR and it comes from REMUS. The very important part of the connection between car and road take the rims called Nitro by Motec in 8×18 ET30, which are tired with Hankook Ventus V12 in 225/40ZR18. Finally the rear wiper was removed and Rally-4-safety belts by Schroth were installed inside.