In 1988 Opel launched the first Corsa GSi on the market. At the time of the Spartan dwarf with 100 HP was a real pocket-rocket. Suitable for the 30th anniversary, there is now a Corsa-GSi-Revival. The Part of the Topsportlers of the modern era-GSi leaves but still the 207-HP Corsa OPC. As in the recently presented Insignia GSi, it is rather a very dynamic design and equipment line with a sporty chassis and hearty look.
Hot-Hatch-genes of the new Corsa GSi, presented with a veritable OPC Look. The inflated front apron with chrome-rimmed air intakes, the sporty, cut-out bonnet, large wheels (up to 18-inch), carbon-look exterior mirrors and a befitting roof wing. From the burly drawn rear bumper on the left protrudes a chrome tail pipe. Inside there is a sports steering wheel and Alupedale. On request, Recaro Hiking bucket seats and Opel's IntelliLink Infotainment to the GSi interior.
Thus, the dynamics of fits in with the sharpened optics, give Opel the three-door Corsa GSi the Nürburgring-proven chassis and the steering system from the more powerful Corsa OPC. "With the new Corsa GSi, we are continuing our long-GSi-Tradition. From the first Corsa it gave an extra sporty variant, which is today a sought-after classic cars. Our New will continue with its OPC sports chassis in the Segment standards," explains Opel sales and marketing chief Peter Küspert. A GSi-brake with red brake calipers is also on Board. Engine performance Opel from silence still. However, it is assumed that the GSi does the 150 HP strong 1.4-Liter Turbo from the Corsa's. The power from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds and a 207 km/h top running. The price is expected to classify the new Corsa GSi, then also just above the Corsa S (18.740 Euro). The market launch is not yet known.(sw)