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Key facts

1984 Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi Kadett E information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3998 mm
How heavy?
970 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
115 PS / 113.5 bhp / 85 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
151 Nm / 111 ft.lb / 15.4 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.00 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.50 s
How fast?
191 km/h, 119 mph
How economical?
5.6/7.2/11.3 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban DIN 70030

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1984 Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi technical specifications

Introduction

The Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted powerplant which supplies its power to the front wheels.
The Kadett 1.8 GSi is part of Opel's Kadett E family of cars.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.8 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 113.5 bhp (115 PS/85 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 151 N·m (111 lb·ft/15.4 kgm) at 4800 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Stated weight at the kerb is 970 kg.
Its maximum speed quoted is 191 km/h (119 mph), manufacturer claimed fuel consumption figures are 5.6/7.2/11.3 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban DIN 70030.
1984 Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi data
1984 Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi Kadett E data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2520 99.2
Track/tread (front) 1406 55.4
Track/tread (rear) 1406 55.4
Length 3998 157.4
Width 1663 65.5
Height 1395 54.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.59
Kerb weight 970 kg 2138 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 42 litres 9.2 UK Gal 11.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.300
Frontal area 1.90
CdA 0.57
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Opel
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.8 × 79.5 mm
3.34 × 3.13 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 115 PS (113.5 bhp) (85 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 63.2 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 151 Nm (111 ft·lb) (15.4 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque 84.08 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system Bosch LE-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1056.5 kPa (153.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.00 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.50 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.80 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 191 km/h (119 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 118.64 PS/g
87.25 kW/g
117.01 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.46 kg/kW
19.14 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.6/7.2/11.3 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban DIN 70030
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km5.6/7.2/11.3 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/urban
km per litre17.9/13.9/8.8 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG50.4/39.2/25.0 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG42.0/32.7/20.8 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 226.43 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TA.TB.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 175/70 HR 13
Tyres rear 175/70 HR 13
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID2497
Production total
Model code
Model family Kadett E
RAC rating 17.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1984 Opel Kadett 1.8 GSi added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-04.

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