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Vauxhall Viva 1800 GLS

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Vauxhall Viva 1800 GLS

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1759 cm3 / 107.3 cu in / 107.3 cu in, 65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VauxhallIssued from1978
ModelViva 1800 GLSIssued until
SerieVivaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVauxhallCountryUK,DE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4138 mm / 162.9 in / 162.9 inTotal (curb) weight1031 kg / 2273 lb / 2273 lb
Width1643 mm / 64.7 in / 64.7 inDry weight
Height1351 mm / 53.2 in / 53.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2464 mm / 97.0 in / 97.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1316 mm / 51.8 in / 51.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1308 mm / 51.5 in / 51.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity36 l / 8.0 UK gal / 9.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.89 m2 / 20.3 sq ft / 20.3 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) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVauxhallValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore85.7 mm / 3.37 in / 3.37 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.2 mm / 3.00 in / 3.00 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.12
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement1759 cm3 / 107.3 cu in / 107.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity439.75 cm3/cylinder / 26.835 cu in/cylinder / 26.835 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power65.6 kW / 88.0 hp / 88.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque134.0 N·m / 98.8 lb·ft / 98.8 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)26.2 kW / 35.2 hp / 35.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.3 kW/l / 0.819 bhp/cu in / 0.819 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque76.2 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio85.3 kW/ton / 64.7 bhp/ton / 64.7 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Vauxhall Viva 1800 GLS

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