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Opel Monza GSE

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Opel Monza GSE

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2969 cm3 / 181.2 cu in / 181.2 cu in, 132.7 kW / 178.0 hp / 178.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 248.0 N·m / 182.9 lb·ft / 182.9 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1985
ModelMonza GSEIssued until
SerieMonzaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4724 mm / 186.0 in / 186.0 inTotal (curb) weight1367 kg / 3014 lb / 3014 lb
Width1727 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1346 mm / 53.0 in / 53.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2667 mm / 105.0 in / 105.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1447 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1472 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.35Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.2 kW / 23.0 hp / 23.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore95.0 mm / 3.74 in / 3.74 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke69.8 mm / 2.75 in / 2.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.36
Fuel supplyBo LE-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement2969 cm3 / 181.2 cu in / 181.2 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity494.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.196 cu in/cylinder / 30.196 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power132.7 kW / 178.0 hp / 178.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque248.0 N·m / 182.9 lb·ft / 182.9 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.9 kW / 84.4 hp / 84.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.7 kW/l / 0.982 bhp/cu in / 0.982 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 driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.45

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.12 s / 6.12 s / 6.12 sTop (maximal) speed215 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.81 s / 8.81 s / 8.81 sPower-to-weight ratio130.2 kW/ton / 98.7 bhp/ton / 98.7 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut,LTr Links, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Monza GSE

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