Key facts

1969 Opel CD information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4566 mm
What size engine?
5.4 litre, 5354 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
229 PS / 226 bhp / 169 kW @ 4700 rpm
How much torque?
427 Nm / 315 / 43.5 kgm @ 3000-3200 rpm


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1969 Opel CD technical specifications


This automobile has a 2 door coupé body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.4 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 226 bhp (229 PS/169 kW) of power at 4700 rpm, and maximum torque of 427 N·m (315 lb·ft/43.5 kgm) at 3000-3200 rpm.
A 3 speed automatic gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.
1969 Opel CD data
1969 Opel CD data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2540 100
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4566 179.8
Width 1824 71.8
Height 1110 43.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 85 litres 18.7 UK Gal 22.5 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.4 litre
5354 cc
(326.721 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 82.6 mm
4 × 3.25 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 229 PS (226 bhp) (169 kW)
at 4700 rpm
Specific output 42.2 bhp/litre
0.69 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 427 Nm (315 ft·lb) (43.5 kgm)
at 3000-3200 rpm
Specific torque 79.75 Nm/litre
0.96 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1002.2 kPa (145.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 669.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension dD.
Wheel size front 7J x 15
Wheel size rear 7J x 15
Tyres front 225/70 VR 15
Tyres rear 225/70 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID100485
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 51.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1969 Opel CD added 2002-10-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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