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Home ➠ Opel ➠ Kadett ➠ Kadett (1979 - 1982) ➠ 1.2 S Special

1979 - 1982

General information

  • Brand: Opel
  • Model: Kadett
  • Production year: 1979 - present
  • Body: Hatchback
  • Number of doors: 4-door
  • Number of car seats: 5
  • Gearbox: Manual
  • Number of gears: 4


Wheel driveFront
Drive systemFuel engine

Fuel Engine

Cylinders positionInline
Number of cylinders4
Valves per cylinder2
Engine capacity1196
Bore x stroke79,0 x 61,0 mm
Compression ratio9,0 :1
Total max power44 Kw (60 Hp)
Total max torque88 Nm
Max power kW44
Max power HP60
Max power at RPM5800 rpm
Max torque88 Nm
Max torque at RPM3000 rpm
Fuel systemCarburetor
Engine typeOhc
Fuel tank capacity42 liter

Electric Engine

Electric engine power-
Electric engine torque-
Electric engine type-
Number of engines-
Battery type-
Battery capacity-
Battery voltage-
Charging 230V/16A-


Top speed147 km/h
Acceleration to 100kmh16,0 s.
Urban consumption- l/100km
Highway consumption- l/100km
Average consumption8,0 l/100km
CO2 Emission- g/km
Energy level-
Average distance with a full fuel tank525 km


Number of gears4
1st gear ratio-
2nd gear ratio-
3th gear ratio-
4th gear ratio-
5th gear ratio-
6th gear ratio-
7th gear ratio-
8th gear ratio-
9th gear ratio-
Reverse gear ratio-
Final drive-


Front suspensionIndependent
Rear suspensionIndependent
Front stabilizerNo
Rear stabilizerNo
Front BrakesDisc
Rear BrakesDrum
Tire size155SR13
Turning circle10,0 m


Electronic brake distribution (EBD)No
Brake assistantNo
Driver airbag
Passenger airbagNo
Side airbagsNo
Head curtain airbagsNo
Electronic stability program (ESP)No
Traction controlNo
Locking differentialNo


Weight860 kg
Max loading capacity500 kg
Maximum weight1360 kg
Maximum roof load60 kg


Trunk capacity380-980 l
Height cargo-
Sill height-

Body size

Height1380 mm
Wheelbase2514 mm
Front track1400 mm
Rear track1406 mm


Central door lockingNo
Keyless entryNo
Electric windows
Power steeringNo
Cruise controlNo
Air conditioningNo
Dual zone climatronicNo
Star stop systemNo
Sliding tilt sunroofNo
Roof railsNo
Electric mirrors
Daytime running light DRLNo