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Opel Manta 1.2

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Opel Manta 1.2

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1196 cm3 / 73.0 cu in / 73.0 cu in, 44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 88.0 N·m / 64.9 lb·ft / 64.9 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1979
ModelManta 1.2Issued until
SerieMantaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight925 kg / 2039 lb / 2039 lb
Width1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1370 mm / 53.9 in / 53.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity50 l / 11.0 UK gal / 13.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

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 ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke61.0 mm / 2.40 in / 2.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.3
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1196 cm3 / 73.0 cu in / 73.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings3Unitary capacity299.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.246 cu in/cylinder / 18.246 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power44.7 kW / 59.9 hp / 59.9 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque88.0 N·m / 64.9 lb·ft / 64.9 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.9 kW / 24.0 hp / 24.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output37.4 kW/l / 0.821 bhp/cu in / 0.821 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque73.6 N·m/l / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in / 0.64 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.11

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed147 km/h / 91 mph / 91 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio64.9 kW/ton / 49.1 bhp/ton / 49.1 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-lock4Turning circle10.3 m / 33.8 ft / 33.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearLive axle,Trail Radius arms, Transverse leaf springB, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Manta 1.2

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