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Opel Corsa 1.6 OPC

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Opel Corsa 1.6 OPC

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp @ 5850 rpm / 5850 rpm / 5850 rpm, 230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft @ 1980 rpm / 1980 rpm / 1980 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph top speed, consumption 7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2008
ModelCorsa 1.6 OPCIssued until
SerieCorsaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)285 l / 10.06 cu ft / 10.06 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4610 l / 162.80 cu ft / 162.80 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1050 l / 37.08 cu ft / 37.08 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4050 mm / 159.4 in / 159.4 inTotal (curb) weight1203 kg / 2652 lb / 2652 lb
Width1720 mm / 67.7 in / 67.7 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity45 l / 9.9 UK gal / 11.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.18 m2 / 23.4 sq ft / 23.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke81.5 mm / 3.21 in / 3.21 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.49 cm3/cylinder / 24.378 cu in/cylinder / 24.378 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp at 5850 rpm / 5850 rpm / 5850 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque230.0 N·m / 169.6 lb·ft / 169.6 lb·ft at 1980 rpm / 1980 rpm / 1980 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.4 kW / 75.6 hp / 75.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output88.2 kW/l / 1.939 bhp/cu in / 1.939 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque143.9 N·m/l / 1.26 lb·ft/cu in / 1.26 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio159.6 kW/ton / 120.9 bhp/ton / 120.9 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)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions185 g/km / 297 g/mi / 297 g/mi (est.)
  Range570 km / 354 mi / 354 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/45-R17Tyres rear215/45-R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Corsa 1.6 OPC

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