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Opel Astra OPC

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Opel Astra OPC

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 176.7 kW / 237.0 hp / 237.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 244 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)OpelIssued from2005
ModelAstra OPCIssued until
SerieAstraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAdam Opel AGCountryDE,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1393 kg / 3071 lb / 3071 lb
Width1753 mm / 69.0 in / 69.0 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2614 mm / 102.9 in / 102.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power176.7 kW / 237.0 hp / 237.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm / 2400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)83.9 kW / 112.5 hp / 112.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output88.4 kW/l / 1.944 bhp/cu in / 1.944 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque160.2 N·m/l / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in / 1.40 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed244 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio170.1 kW/ton / 128.9 bhp/ton / 128.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.40 s / 6.40 s / 6.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.0 l/100km / 21.7 mpg-UK / 18.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions215 g/km / 346 g/mi / 346 g/mi (est.)
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strutSuspension rearTorsion bar axle, Coil springs
Wheels front8J x 18Wheels rear8J x 18
Tyres front225/40 R 18 YTyres rear225/40 R 18 Y
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front321 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 inBrake diameter rear278 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Opel Astra OPC

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