As you probably know, General Motors is selling the Opel models in the UK under the Vauxhall brand, the Corsa VXR Nurburgring Edition being the newest addition to the range. Under the bonnet, the German model benefits from a revised 1.6-liter turbocharged unit able to offer 205 horsepower and 280 Nm of torque. Comparing to the standard Corsa VXR, this special edition develops 13 more horses and 14 Nm of torque.
The new Corsa VXR is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6,5 seconds hitting a top speed of 230 km/h. In order to achieve the improved performance, the German engineers installed a sports exhaust system and a reworked turbocharger. According to the manufacturer, the model is able to run on 98-octane fuel which will significantly improve the performance as well.
Other features of the Corsa VXR Nurburgring Edition include new Bilstein springs and dampers, a high-performance Brembo braking system but also a multi-place limited-slip differential.
The ground clearance has also been reduced by 20 mm (front) and 15 mm (rear) while on the aesthetic part, the German models gets new forged aluminum wheels, a front spoiler lip, special logos and two exterior finishes namely Henna and Grasshopper.