Key facts

1985 Opel Kadett 1.3 Kadett E information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4000 mm
How heavy?
865 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1297 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
60 PS / 59 bhp / 44 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
94 Nm / 69 ft.lb / 9.6 kgm @ 3400-3800 rpm

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1985 Opel Kadett 1.3 technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine delivering power to the front wheels.
The Opel Kadett 1.3 belongs to the Kadett E model family from Opel.
The Opel Kadett 1.3's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.3 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit produces 59 bhp (60 PS/44 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 94 N·m (69 lb·ft/9.6 kgm) at 3400-3800 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its quoted kerb weight is 865 kg.
1985 Opel Kadett 1.3 data
1985 Opel Kadett 1.3 Kadett E data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2520 99.2
Track/tread (front) 1400 55.1
Track/tread (rear) 1405 55.3
Length 4000 157.5
Width 1665 65.6
Height 1400 55.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 865 kg 1907 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 42 litres 9.2 UK Gal 11.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1297 cc
(79.148 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 73.4 mm
2.95 × 2.89 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
60 PS (59 bhp) (44 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
45.5 bhp/litre
0.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
94 Nm (69 ft·lb) (9.6 kgm)
at 3400-3800 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
72.47 Nm/litre
0.88 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 Pierburg 35 PDSI carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 910.7 kPa (132.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 324.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
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 69.16 PS/g
50.86 kW/g
68.21 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 19.66 kg/kW
32.84 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 4.100
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.TB.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 4.5 x 13
Wheel size rear 4.5 x 13
Tyres front 145 SR 13
Tyres rear 145 SR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID11319
Production total
Model code
Model family Kadett E
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Opel Kadett 1.3 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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