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Opel Insignia 2.8 V6 Turbo ECOTEC Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Opel Insignia 2.8 V6 Turbo ECOTEC Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 190.9 kW / 256.0 hp / 256.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2008
ModelInsignia 2.8 V6 Turbo ECOTEC AutomaticIssued until
SerieInsigniaNumber 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

Length4830 mm / 190.2 in / 190.2 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1856 mm / 73.1 in / 73.1 inDry weight
Height1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2737 mm / 107.8 in / 107.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1585 mm / 62.4 in / 62.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1587 mm / 62.5 in / 62.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.27Frontal area (A)2.36 m2 / 25.4 sq ft / 25.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.9 kW / 21.3 hp / 21.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke74.8 mm / 2.94 in / 2.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.19
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity465.33 cm3/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder / 28.396 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power190.9 kW / 256.0 hp / 256.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm / 1900 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)76.4 kW / 102.4 hp / 102.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output68.4 kW/l / 1.502 bhp/cu in / 1.502 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque125.4 N·m/l / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.10 s / 7.10 s / 7.10 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 emissions272 g/km / 438 g/mi / 438 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Insignia 2.8 V6 Turbo ECOTEC Automatic

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