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Opel Kadett 1.6 C

(1977 model)

Brief specs of 1977 Opel Kadett 1.6 C

3-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in, 56.0 kW / 75.1 hp / 75.1 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed, consumption 7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1977
ModelKadett 1.6 CIssued until
SerieKadettNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3820 l / 134.90 cu ft / 134.90 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3900 mm / 153.5 in / 153.5 inTotal (curb) weight815 kg / 1797 lb / 1797 lb
Width1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inDry weight
Height1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity44 l / 9.7 UK gal / 11.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.49  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.78 m2 / 19.2 sq ft / 19.2 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke69.8 mm / 2.75 in / 2.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.22
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1598 cm3 / 97.5 cu in / 97.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity396.08 cm3/cylinder / 24.170 cu in/cylinder / 24.170 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio6.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power56.0 kW / 75.1 hp / 75.1 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque113.0 N·m / 83.3 lb·ft / 83.3 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.4 kW / 30.0 hp / 30.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.0 kW/l / 0.770 bhp/cu in / 0.770 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque70.7 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 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) speed155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio93.3 kW/ton / 70.7 bhp/ton / 70.7 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)7.5 l/100km / 37.7 mpg-UK / 31.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions179 g/km / 288 g/mi / 288 g/mi
  Range587 km / 365 mi / 365 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/50-HR15Tyres rear165/80-HR13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Kadett 1.6 C

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