General Motors today released the first images of the new 2012 Opel Astra GTC making the much-anticipated hot-hatch a a production reality.
On June 7, Opel will unveil full details about the Opel Astra GTC to coincide with its order books opening.
The first production version of the new Opel Astra GTC will then receive its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 15, 2011.
“Based on last year’s Opel GTC Paris concept car presented early October 2010 at the Mondial de l’Automobile, the production Astra GTC will be a 5-seater, 3-door sporty compact car with dramatic proportions,” Opel said. “It will feature the very best of Opel’s latest technology, as well as unique chassis features.”
Reports suggest that power for the Opel Astra GTC will come from the GTC Paris Concept’s 2.0L 4-cylinder twin-scroll turbocharged, direct-injected engine making around 290-hp. it will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
2012 Opel Astra GTC (First Look):
Opel GTC Paris Concept:
– By: Omar Rana