Opel is proud to introduce a range-topping S derivative of its Adam city car that will be exhibited starting tomorrow in Geneva.

Opel is proud to introduce a range-topping S derivative of its Adam city car that will be exhibited starting tomorrow in Geneva.

Besides launching a rugged-looking Adam at the Swiss show together with a three-cylinder variant, Opel will also introduce a more powerful (near production) S version equipped with a turbocharged four-cylinder 1.4-liter engine. The gasoline motor has been developed exclusively for the Adam S and generates 150 HP (110 kW) and 220 Nm (162 lb-ft) of torque. Compared to the naturally-aspirated version, the turbo unit offers 50 percent more horsepower and 70 percent more torque.

All that power is transferred to the front axle through a six-speed manual gearbox which enables the model to reach a maximum speed of 137 mph (220 km/h) but we are more curious to find out the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint time.

The show car for Geneva will have 18-inch alloy wheels with 225/35 R18 tires while the braking system will consist of OPC S brakes with 16- front and 15-inch rear discs equipped with red brake calipers. It will also wear a more muscular body kit together with an aggressive exhaust while the interior will host leather Recaro performance seats. There will also be red accents on the steering wheel, handbrake and gearshift as well as on the door panels and instruments.

Opel is referring to the Adam S as a "close-to-production" car equipped with LED daytime running lights and taillights, the latest iteration of the firm's IntelliLink infotainment system, electronic climate control and a black privacy glass.

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