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Opel Calibra Turbo

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Opel Calibra Turbo

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1992
ModelCalibra TurboIssued until
SerieCalibraNumber 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)4690 l / 165.63 cu ft / 165.63 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4495 mm / 177.0 in / 177.0 inTotal (curb) weight1405 kg / 3097 lb / 3097 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inWeight distribution (front)57.0 % / 57.0 % / 57.0 %
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)1.93 m2 / 20.8 sq ft / 20.8 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.56 m2 / 6.0 sq ft / 6.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)13.9 kW / 18.7 hp / 18.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyBo Mot 2.7 fuel inj.Engine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)87.7 kW / 117.7 hp / 117.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output75.0 kW/l / 1.649 bhp/cu in / 1.649 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque140.1 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.72

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 sTop (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.20 s / 6.20 s / 6.20 sPower-to-weight ratio143.1 kW/ton / 108.4 bhp/ton / 108.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.80 s / 6.80 s / 6.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)16.90 s / 16.90 s / 16.90 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time14.60 s / 14.60 s / 14.60 s (top 94 km/h / 58 mph / 58 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time26.90 s / 26.90 s / 26.90 s CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.2Turning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, 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 front205/50 ZR 16Tyres rear205/50 ZR 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front256 mm / 10.1 in / 10.1 inBrake diameter rear269 mm / 10.6 in / 10.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Calibra Turbo

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