Opel New Astra for the Racetrack: preview sketches

Race Car Design 11 Aug 2015
Opel New Astra for the Racetrack: preview sketches

Opel has posted a couple of sketches showing the New Astra for the Racetrack, a racing car for the 2016 TCR International Series.

Based on the new Astra, which will celebrate its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) this September, Opel’s motorsports division is developing a touring car in accordance with the current regulations of the TCR series for national and international customer racing.

Opel New Astra for the Racetrack - Design Sketch Render

The TCR series, inaugurated in 2015, is based on a three-pillar concept that includes national and continental championships along with the global TCR International Series – all of which have exactly the same technical regulations. Therefore, a TCR vehicle can be used worldwide without undergoing any technical modifications. The two-liter turbo-charged engines have an output of 330 hp and maximum torque of 410 Nm.

The Opel Astra TCR is currently under development and the technical specifications will be announced at a later date. Testing of the new customer sports touring car is set to start in October.

(Source: Opel)

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