Opel Releases a Preview of the 2012 Astra GTC Ahead of Frankfurt Debut

Opel has released the first official photos of the 2012 Opel Astra GTC ahead of its official unveiling on June 6th and before it takes the stage in Frankfurt later this year.

The Astra GTC is based on the Opel GTC concept car that was unveiled in October 2010. The production version will be a five-seater, three-door sporty compact car. The production model is currently undergoing final development.

Full details about the Astra GTC will be released on June 7th, with the production model debuting on September 15th, at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Rüsselsheim. These first images of the new generation Opel Astra GTC may show it in a virtual landscape, but as it races down an imaginary road, real test cars are now running final validation drives: The Astra GTC is officially a production reality.

And on June 7 – in just six weeks’ time – Opel will reveal full details about the Astra GTC to coincide with its order books opening. Pricing, technology, equipment and powertrains will be laid bare, giving customers the chance to specify their ideal model and place an order early. The first production version of the new Opel Astra GTC will then receive its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 15, 2011.

Based on last year’s Opel GTC Paris concept car presented early October 2010 at the Mondial de l’Automobile, the production Astra GTC will be a 5-seater, 3-door sporty compact car with dramatic proportions. It will feature the very best of Opel’s latest technology, as well as unique chassis features.