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2015 Opel Corsa Receives OPC Line Treatment

Rather than being an all-new generation model, the Opel Corsa E is more like a heavily restyled D that adds a a few millimeters in exterior and interior dimensions and a few modifications to the chassis and body structure. To hike its appeal, the German carmaker recently announced the OPC Line package.
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Like its name suggests, the OPC Line pack adds a little bit of visual sauce and go-faster bits and bobs inside and out. However, the mechanicals are in no way related to the upcoming Corsa OPC hot hatch, which is expected to pack a hefty 200 PS output.

With that bit covered, let's head back to the Corsa E OPC Line and run through what Opel offers with it. A modest 180 euros will buy you things like a sporty steering wheel wrapped in perforated leather with the gear knob done in the same material, alloy pedals, gloss black accents and red interior trim. In addition to these, a meager 700 euros spruces up the Corsa's exterior with rather enticing looks.

Highlight add-ons include new side skirts, a front lip spoiler and a small wing incorporated in the tailgate, as well as black trim here and there and a chromed exhaust exit. However, don't you spend money on the optional Recaro bucket seats. We sat in a Corsa OPC Line kitted with those at the Paris Motor Show and let's say they're too over the top (as in uncomfortable) for a car that's not even a warm hatch.

Of course, the plethora of OPC Line aesthetics can be optioned for all powertrains available at launch, including the base 70 PS 1.2-liter and the 75 PS 1.3-liter turbo diesel model. As a brief reminder, Opel is charging 11,980 euros for the three-door 1.2L petrol engine in its home market, while the five-door sibling starts at 12,730 with the same anemic powerplant.


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