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Opel Omega V8

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Opel Omega V8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5666 cm3 / 345.8 cu in / 345.8 cu in, 227.4 kW / 304.9 hp / 304.9 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2000
ModelOmega V8Issued until
SerieOmegaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3820 l / 134.90 cu ft / 134.90 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

LengthTotal (curb) weight1310 kg / 2888 lb / 2888 lb
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)51.0 % / 51.0 % / 51.0 %
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity52 l / 11.4 UK gal / 13.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore99.0 mm / 3.90 in / 3.90 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement5666 cm3 / 345.8 cu in / 345.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity708.25 cm3/cylinder / 43.220 cu in/cylinder / 43.220 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power227.4 kW / 304.9 hp / 304.9 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)91.0 kW / 122.0 hp / 122.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.1 kW/l / 0.882 bhp/cu in / 0.882 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque79.4 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio236.0 kW/ton / 178.8 bhp/ton / 178.8 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/45 ZR 17Tyres rear235/45 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Omega V8

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