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Opel Corsa 1.2 Saloon

(1982 model)

Brief specs of 1982 Opel Corsa 1.2 Saloon

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1196 cm3 / 73.0 cu in / 73.0 cu in, 41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 90.0 N·m / 66.4 lb·ft / 66.4 lb·ft @ 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 151 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from1982
ModelCorsa 1.2 SaloonIssued until
SerieCorsaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4610 l / 162.80 cu ft / 162.80 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3922 mm / 154.4 in / 154.4 inTotal (curb) weight740 kg / 1631 lb / 1631 lb
Width1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inDry weight
Height1365 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2343 mm / 92.2 in / 92.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.79 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 ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore77.7 mm / 3.06 in / 3.06 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke63.0 mm / 2.48 in / 2.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.23
Fuel supply1 Pierburg carbEngine displacement1196 cm3 / 73.0 cu in / 73.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity299.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.246 cu in/cylinder / 18.246 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power41.0 kW / 55.0 hp / 55.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque90.0 N·m / 66.4 lb·ft / 66.4 lb·ft at 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm / 2200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output34.3 kW/l / 0.753 bhp/cu in / 0.753 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.2 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.89
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed151 km/h / 94 mph / 94 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio74.3 kW/ton / 56.3 bhp/ton / 56.3 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 alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.50x16Tyres rear165/80-R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Corsa 1.2 Saloon

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