The Opel Astra OPC is an entry-level, compact sports car. Its 2.0-litre turbocharged engine is a highly efficient and powerful unit. It accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 6.4 seconds, and has a top speed of 244 km/h. The Astra OPC has a close-ratio six-speed manual gearbox. The power is transferred to the front wheels via a single clutch.
The Opel Astra has been available in Australia and New Zealand as a Holden Astra since 2005. This model was sold in the UK as the Vauxhall Astra and had been manufactured by Vauxhall in Belgium and the UK. This car was first introduced in the UK with the same name, but it is also sold in Australia as the Opel Astra. It is equipped with the same 2.0 L turbo Family II engine that produces 240 PS or 237 bhp and 320 Nm of torque. The Opel Astra has a sports body kit and a Recaro interior. It is equipped with xenon headlamps and 18-inch alloy wheels.