Why Opel will only make 1,982 units of the new version of the Corsa

Staying on sale for several decades is not something that many cars achieve, and that is why those that reach certain milestones celebrate it in style. In 2022 it is the Opel Corsa who turns 40, and to commemorate the anniversary, the German brand has created a special limited series of the model.

Opel going to manufacture 1,982 units, a figure that recalls the year in which the utility began to be produced. The version is distinguished by the two-tone finish of the bodywork, with the Record Red as the main color.

The black tone is for the contrast in the elements such as the roof, the mirror housings, the 17 inch wheels of exclusive design, the rear spoiler or the front grille, including the logo and the strip that crosses it.

The most equipped Corsa

There is also a nod to the original model in the interior, whose black upholstery with plaid It shows off black and red stitching. As a curiosity, buyers will receive socks with the same print to match their vehicle. Furthermore, in the dashboard there is a nameplate with the number inside the limited series.

This Corsa is based on the top-of-the-range finish of the model, the GSi, but adds more specific elements and becomes the variant most equipped of the range.

Opel Corsa 40th Anniversary

In its endowment, the Full LED headlights with daytime running lights, the hill start assistant, the involuntary lane change warning and the automatic climate control.

It also includes automatic lighting system and rain sensor, as well as electrically adjustable and folding exterior mirrors. In addition, it adds sensors of overtaking and parking, as well as a heated multifunction steering wheel covered in leather, among other elements.

opel corsa electric

This limited edition can only be combined with two mechanics. On the one hand, the engine 100 hp 1.2 PureTech petrol and 205 Nm of maximum torque, which is associated with a six-speed manual gearbox. On the other, the electric racewhich has a power of 136 hp (100 kW) and 260 Nm, mounts a 50 kWh battery and homologates a range of 337 kilometers.

The Opel Corsa 40th Anniversary can only be purchased through the brand’s website, with a starting price of 23,940 euros for the gasoline version and 37,440 euros for the electric one. With promotions (and Plan Moves III in the case of the Corsa-e), their rates drop to 21,440 and 30,730 euros, respectively.

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