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New Opel Corsa GSi: Powerful Performance and Subtle Sportiness

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thegriffon    5

New Opel Corsa GSi: Powerful Performance and Subtle Sportiness

* 150 PS turbo gasoline engine available for three and five-door models

* Legendary GSi concept receives a modern update

Rüsselsheim — The theme of the new Opel Corsa GSi is ‘more substance than show’. In contrast to the Opel Corsa OPC, which was launched a few months ago, the new GSi radiates subtle sportiness rather than uncompromising high-performance, and will be unveiled at the Barcelona Motor Show (June 7–17, 2007). The GSi's powerful 1.6 ECOTEC turbo engine produces 110 kW/150 PS at 5000 rpm, positioning the new sporty model between the Corsa Sport 1.7 CDTI (125 PS) and the high-performance Corsa OPC (192 PS). …

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ocnblu    719
Agreed with ZL-1. Handsomest car in its class.

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thegriffon    5

Yes. This is smaller than a Cobalt after all, and the lower weight helps. Most vehicles in this class have a 1.4 or 1.6 L engine, 90—117 hp. Top performance models such as the OPC have between 175--197 hp. This sits nicely in between. The old GSi had a 122 hp 1.8 L engine.

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silverss/sc    3

Saturn needs this car now , not the next gen . The Corsa would probably one if not the best of the mini cars in the US . IT defintely looks worlds better than the fit , versa , yaris or aveo .

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