Opel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) Specs

Opel LogoOpel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) has been in production since 1976 - 1979. Cars comes in Sedan body types and can be suited with Petrol (Gasoline) engine types with a volume of 1.2L liters, engines produces a power of 55 Hp. The overall dimensions of the car are 4321x1670x1380 mm, and the weight is from 895 kg.

Opel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) 1976 - 1979
Opel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) 1976 - 1979
Opel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) 1976 - 1979
Opel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) 1976 - 1979
Opel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) 1976 - 1979
Opel Ascona B 1.2 (55 Hp) 1976 - 1979

General data

GenerationAscona B
Modification1.2 (55 Hp)
Start of production1976 year
End of production1979 year
Powertrain ArchitectureInternal Combustion engine
Body typeSedan
Fuel TypePetrol (Gasoline)

Performance specs

Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h (0 - 62 mph)20.5 sec
Maximum speed138 km/h
Weight-to-power ratio16.3 kg/Hp, 61.5 Hp/tonne

Engine technical data

Power55 Hp @ 5400 rpm.
Power per litre46 Hp/l
Torque84 Nm @ 3400 rpm.
Engine displacement1196 cm3
Number of cylinders4
Position of cylindersInline
Cylinder Bore79 mm
Piston Stroke61 mm
Compression ratio7.8
Number of valves per cylinder2
Fuel SystemCarburettor
Engine aspirationNaturally aspirated engine

Suspension and brakes specs

Drivetrain ArchitectureThe Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheelRear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission)4
Front brakesDisc
Rear brakesDrum


Length4321 mm
Width1670 mm
Height1380 mm
Wheelbase2518 mm
Front track1375 mm
Rear (Back) track1375 mm
Ride height130 mm
Drag coefficient (Cd)0.46
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter)10.1 m

Weights, volume and space

Kerb Weight895 kg
Max. weight1320 kg
Max load425 kg
Trunk (boot) space - minimum380 l
Fuel tank capacity50 l
Permitted trailer load with brakes (12%)1000 kg
Permitted trailer load without brakes485 kg