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Opel Admiral

(1973 model)

Brief specs of 1973 Opel Admiral

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2784 cm3 / 169.9 cu in / 169.9 cu in, 106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 227.0 N·m / 167.4 lb·ft / 167.4 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1973
ModelAdmiralIssued until
SerieAdmiralNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5270 l / 186.11 cu ft / 186.11 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4910 mm / 193.3 in / 193.3 inTotal (curb) weight1475 kg / 3252 lb / 3252 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2850 mm / 112.2 in / 112.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.15 m2 / 12.4 sq ft / 12.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)28.7 kW / 38.5 hp / 38.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke69.8 mm / 2.75 in / 2.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.32
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2784 cm3 / 169.9 cu in / 169.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity464.00 cm3/cylinder / 28.315 cu in/cylinder / 28.315 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque227.0 N·m / 167.4 lb·ft / 167.4 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)42.4 kW / 56.9 hp / 56.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.1 kW/l / 0.837 bhp/cu in / 0.837 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque81.5 N·m/l / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in / 0.71 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio97.6 kW/ton / 73.9 bhp/ton / 73.9 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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/50-HR15Tyres rear195/50-HR15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Admiral

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