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Opel Omega 3.0 V6

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Opel Omega 3.0 V6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2962 cm3 / 180.8 cu in / 180.8 cu in, 157.3 kW / 210.9 hp / 210.9 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1999
ModelOmega 3.0 V6Issued until
SerieOmegaNumber 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

Length4898 mm / 192.8 in / 192.8 inTotal (curb) weight1694 kg / 3735 lb / 3735 lb
Width1776 mm / 69.9 in / 69.9 inDry weight
Height1455 mm / 57.3 in / 57.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1514 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1530 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supplyBo Motronic M 2.8.1 fuel inj.Engine displacement2962 cm3 / 180.8 cu in / 180.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity493.67 cm3/cylinder / 30.126 cu in/cylinder / 30.126 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power157.3 kW / 210.9 hp / 210.9 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)84.7 kW / 113.6 hp / 113.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.1 kW/l / 1.167 bhp/cu in / 1.167 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque91.2 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio124.6 kW/ton / 94.4 bhp/ton / 94.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.50 s / 8.50 s / 8.50 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 alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle11.1 m / 36.4 ft / 36.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Omega 3.0 V6

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