German automaker Opel will be showcasing at next month’s IAA in Frankfurt, Germany the facelifted Insignia OPC lineup. The V6 2.8-liter turbocharged engine will be carried over virtually untouched as it will continue to produce 325 HP and a maximum torque of 321 lb-ft. This power will be transferred to an all-wheel drive arrangement that includes an electronic limited slip differential and Haldex coupling. This facelifted version comes with mildly updated front and rear fascias, but also with a few chassis tweaks by as Opel worked on the rear axle. They mention vibrations and noise levels have been reduced as well.
The 2013 Opel Insignia OPC facelift will benefit from a tweaked ESP system meant to handle understeer tendencies better than before, while the modified damper software should improve the car’s handling capabilities. 0-100 km/h should take 6 seconds for the sedan and 6.3 seconds for the Tourer model. Both of them can hit an electronically-limited top speed of 250 km/h. The unrestricted variant of the sedan will do 270 km/h.
The interior cabin features Recaro sport seats, redesigned steering wheel with shift levers (for the automatic model), as well as a generous 8-inch display which shows the driver all the info necessary.
The Opel Insignia OPC sedan and Tourer will be presented at the German show together with the regular facelifted Insignia family, including the new member – Insignia Country Tourer.