Opel Corsa GSi, the mythical acronyms are back

Opel is ready to retrieve with the new range GSi the concept of sports to suit all pockets, with sports cars and fun, although with lower potency than the OPC.

Lfter its recent acquisition by the PSA Group, the German manufacturer seems to be willing to to recover its sports tradition and the acronym “GSi” has always been linked to the later versions, a sporty Opel, usually suitable for all pockets.

despite the rise of crossovers, which seems to have no ceiling, there is still an important sector of the market that demand for sports and this new Opel Corsa GSi 2018, that has been developed and tuned on the Nürburgring, arrives to try to meet those needs, with a version more spicy and fun to the compact German, who has these abbreviations which have always been associated with the sport versions of the brand.

In terms of exterior design, the new Corsa GSi 2018 has been developed three-door body. The recourse to an aesthetic more aggressive, with a front that opens a new bumper that incorporates large air intakes, as well as a mirror finish simile carbon fiber and a hood redesigned, which adds an opening to cool the motor.

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At the back highlights the rear bumper of new design, the exhaust pipe oval-shaped and a spoiler on the proton rear that seems to have been borrowed from the Corsa OPC. alloy wheels are of exclusive design and its diameter may be up to 18 inches, equipped with high-performance tires.

although the manufacturer has not yet released images of the interior, we have found that will a few seat type bucket bearing the signature of Recaro, a sports steering wheel flat-bottom leather-wrapped, knob change, lined in leather, aluminum pedal trim and that accentuate its sporty image.

By the time Opel has not clarified what will be the performance of the engine that will mount the new Corsa GSi, although we will have to wait for a power of around 150 HP. We know that the car will use a sport chassis inherited from the OPC version, with suspensions, more rigid, and brake oversized.