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Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 191 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1985
ModelKadett 1.8 GSiIssued until1991
SerieKadettNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformKadett ENumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4610 l / 162.80 cu ft / 162.80 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4000 mm / 157.5 in / 157.5 inTotal (curb) weight930 kg / 2050 lb / 2050 lb
Width1663 mm / 65.5 in / 65.5 inDry weight
Height1357 mm / 53.4 in / 53.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1406 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1406 mm / 55.4 in / 55.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.59  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.5 sq ft / 20.5 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.57 m2 / 6.1 sq ft / 6.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.2 kW / 19.0 hp / 19.0 hp

Engine

Engine Code18NETotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore84.8 mm / 3.34 in / 3.34 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyBo L-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.8 kW / 115.1 hp / 115.1 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque150.0 N·m / 110.6 lb·ft / 110.6 lb·ft at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.6 kW / 59.8 hp / 59.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.8 kW/l / 1.050 bhp/cu in / 1.050 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque83.5 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed191 km/h / 119 mph / 119 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)9.00 s / 9.00 s / 9.00 sPower-to-weight ratio123.7 kW/ton / 93.7 bhp/ton / 93.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.50 s / 9.50 s / 9.50 sFuel 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Torsion bar, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front5.5J x 14Wheels rear5.5J x 14
Tyres front185/60 R14Tyres rear185/60 R14
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi

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