Under the skin
WHATIS IT? Opel Astra GTC WHYTHE FUSS We could get it
WHEN’S IT HERE Not before
(estimate) The name isn’t startling but the performance is — and it could be headed Down Under. The Astra GTC OPC is Opel’s hot-hatch hero and would be guaranteed to give the European brand street cred when it sets up shop in Australia next year. The car is so good HSV even put its badge on its predecessor a few years back as the VXR. Carparazzi snapped the next-gen model testing. It is running a 225kW turbocharged 2.0-litre with dual exhausts.