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Opel Vectra 1.8

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Opel Vectra 1.8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1988
ModelVectra 1.8Issued until
SerieVectraNumber 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)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1056 kg / 2328 lb / 2328 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2590 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.02 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.3 sq ft / 6.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.5 kW / 19.5 hp / 19.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal 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 supplyInjectionEngine 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 ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power67.1 kW / 90.0 hp / 90.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque148.0 N·m / 109.2 lb·ft / 109.2 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.1 kW / 55.1 hp / 55.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.4 kW/l / 0.821 bhp/cu in / 0.821 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque82.4 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed183 km/h / 114 mph / 114 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.80 s / 10.80 s / 10.80 sPower-to-weight ratio85.2 kW/ton / 64.6 bhp/ton / 64.6 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/50-HR15Tyres rear165/80-R13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Vectra 1.8

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