A few weeks ago pictures were leaked assuming a Peugeot Sports‘ artisan alive on a analysis and on the cossack lid of the car was an Opel emblem. It was not the new all-electric Opel Corsa-E that was activated but the aboriginal Opel Corsa Rally4.
It is now bright that Opel will access the new and boxy Rally4 class, aforetime accepted as R2 with a almsman to the Opel Adam R2. The car is actuality developed centralized calm with the PSA Group’s motorsport departments.
Peugeot already has a car in Rally4, now the Opel Corsa Rally4 will be presented in 2021 with acquaintance and technology from the sister car.
It will be a 1.2-litre, three-cylinder agent based on the assembly archetypal with a turbocharger that delivers 208hp, ascendancy box from Magneti Marelli and gearbox from Sadev, and bottomward to the auto are springs from Eibach and Öhlin’s shock absorbers.
In the south of France, Marijan Griebel and Yoann Bonato collection over 100 kilometres for bristles canicule aftermost anniversary – advance over both alluvium and asphalt. Griebel is accepted from antecedent contest with Opel Motorsport and accepted the car from the aboriginal tests, with it actuality easier to drive than the Opel Adam R2. Aggregation administrator Jörg Schrott is additionally admiring with what the aggregation has produced undercover.
As aboriginal as the 1 December this year, the car will be homologated, which agency a animated final clasp with tests and development to get a acceptable car from the alpha – a abbreviate time anatomy in an important chic area affairs of change over time are minimal.
Deliveries to barter will not booty abode until the 2021 season, the amount will be appear anon and the aggregation believes that abundant accent has been placed on artlessness for buyers to drive cars and formed to abate operating costs.
When the all-electric ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup bliss off abutting year, a alternation that should accept started already this year but has been adjourned until 2021, a bench in the branch aggregation with the Opel Corsa Rally4 the afterward year will be the prize.
The abstraction is recognisable from the Opel Adam Cup area winners such as Eerik Pietarinen, Elias Lundberg, Tom Kristensson and Jari Huttunen were able to booty the footfall to the Junior European Championship with Opel from the German single-make class.