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Opel Admiral 2800 S

(1972 model)

Brief specs of 1972 Opel Admiral 2800 S

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2784 cm3 / 169.9 cu in / 169.9 cu in, 108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 223.0 N·m / 164.5 lb·ft / 164.5 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 182 km/h / 113 mph / 113 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1972
ModelAdmiral 2800 SIssued until
SerieAdmiralNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4907 mm / 193.2 in / 193.2 inTotal (curb) weight1495 kg / 3296 lb / 3296 lb
Width1835 mm / 72.2 in / 72.2 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2845 mm / 112.0 in / 112.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1510 mm / 59.4 in / 59.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1505 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke69.8 mm / 2.75 in / 2.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.32
Fuel supply2 Ze carbsEngine displacement2784 cm3 / 169.9 cu in / 169.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity464.00 cm3/cylinder / 28.315 cu in/cylinder / 28.315 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power108.1 kW / 145.0 hp / 145.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque223.0 N·m / 164.5 lb·ft / 164.5 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)43.2 kW / 58.0 hp / 58.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.8 kW/l / 0.853 bhp/cu in / 0.853 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque80.1 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.67

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed182 km/h / 113 mph / 113 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio97.0 kW/ton / 73.5 bhp/ton / 73.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4Turning circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearde Dion axle,2SwingLo Trailing arm, Radius arms, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Admiral 2800 S

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