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Vauxhall Cavalier Coupe/Hatchback

Overview

Produced: 1975-1981
Types: Hatchback,3 doors,4 seats
Coupe,2 doors,4 seats
My brothers green Vauxhall Cavalier, also was in production  as Opel Ascona

The Vauxhall Cavalier appeared in late 1975.  This was identical to the Opel Ascona with the front end from the Manta and Vauxhall Viva engine.  The Cavalier had the four cylinder engine of 1,584 or 1,897 cc (70 or 90 bhp).  The more powerful unit gave acceleration of 0-60 in 11 seconds (0-100 kph) in 11.5 seconds). 

The car was built in Belgium for two years before production moved to Britain.  Practical Classics August 2010 - Featuring Buyers Guide Vauxhall Cavalier MKI (1975-1981).  Click Here to view in our shop.

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1584ccS4 OHVVW Flat 4 (Type I)85mm x 69mm0
1897ccS4 OHV0mm x 0mm0
1979ccS4 OHV0mm x 0mm0

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
106 mph11.2 s0 s24 mpg0 bhp 0

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