The return of the GSI Opel!
Go back to the mythical name GSI Opel! In recent years we have heard many rumors about the return of versions GSI Opel in shape, with all the sense in the world, prior to step OPC, the sportier models of the German mark, following in the footsteps of ST versions Ford... he is now a member of Opel's manager confirm his return, and even putting his debut date.
Updated: finally a version of 260 hp Grand Sport Opel Insignia, the Opel Insignia GSI.
Opel GSI become the first to be presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show
Mark Adams, the videpresidente Opel design, has been commissioned to confirm the return of GSI versions Opel through his Instagram account, showing the new logo they will use these versions and confirming we will see the first Opel GSI in the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
What can we expect from the new Opel GSI? What will be the first model to wear this badge?
The logic invites us to think of a Corsa or Astra GSI GSI
For now Opel has not given us more details about it though logic invites us to think that will be first Opel Corsa and Opel Astra responsible for returning the name to life. In the case of Corsa is already an OPC version with 210 hp and an important step with subsequently lower engine, making and think of a Opel Corsa GSI 150 to 180 horsepower, with new sports aesthetic additives and improved tuning.
In the case of Opel Astra GSI the idea of a version even invites us to go beyond the 200 horses that already offers the 1.6 Turbo, maybe 220-250 horses ...
But of course, we have to wait Frankfurt Motor Show, with Opel playing at home, to discover, to see that aspect takes the return of this saga.
Update: nor nor Astra Corsa, the return of GSI shaped sedan, Opel Insignia GSI
Shortly after publishing this article Opel has finally confirmed that this is a version of the Opel Insignia GSI Grand Sport, an Opel Insignia GSI 260 horsepower, all-wheel drive and developed at the Nurburgring. You can read all the details of this model in the following article:
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