Spanish media has managed to obtain an internal document from Opel revealing the identity of the motor which will power the Corsa OPC.

Spanish media has managed to obtain an internal document from Opel revealing the identity of the motor which will power the Corsa OPC.

The cat is out of the bag as far as the Corsa OPC's heart is concerned as the model is about to receive a four-cylinder 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline engine developing 210 HP (154 kW) which makes it 18 HP (13 kW) more powerful than its predecessor. The output of the revised Corsa OPC will actually match the power provided by the Corsa OPC Nürburgring Edition which was produced in a limited series of 500 units.

Performance figures are not available at this point but we remind you the Corsa OPC NE which has a 280 Nm (206 lb-ft) peak torque does the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 6.8 seconds and hits a top speed of 143 mph (230 km/h) and chances are the new Corsa OPC which will continue with a six-speed manual gearbox will bring a minor improvement to these numbers.

Spy shots from roughly two months ago have shown the Corsa OPC's updated exterior styling and most likely an official debut will occur at the Geneva Motor Show scheduled for March 2015.

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2015 Opel Corsa OPC confirmed with 1.6-liter turbo developing 210 HP