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Old 10-06-2004, 05:55   #1 (permalink)
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OPEL Diesel 156kw

Opel have released details of a new twin turbo car diesel that develops 156kw from 1.9litres. but uses no more fuel than a diesel engine developing half the power. 0 to 100km/h in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 250km/h.
On a town and country cycle it used only 6 litres per 100km.
Engine is in a Vectra.
It uses two turbochargers working in series : a smaller, high response unit operates at low engine revs and a larger turbocharger takes over when the revs build up.
Imagine that engine in a Fiesta or Focus.!!!
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Re: OPEL Diesel 156kw

How much torque?
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Re: OPEL Diesel 156kw

No torque figures given in the article, Nothing on the OPEL site, either
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Article didn't say ,found it on the Opel site, 315nm of torque!!
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