Posts Tagged: Opel Ascona

Opel Ascona A rally car (1974)
By March 17, 2011 Read More →

Opel Ascona A rally car (1974)

Opel illustrated the sporty potential of the Ascona by presenting the Ascona 1.9 S and the Ascona SR models in spring 1971. The SR version came with an 80 hp 1.6-liter S engine or a 90 hp 1.9-liter unit. Opel Ascona A succeeded also on a rally track when in 1974 Walter Röhrl and Jochen Berger lined up at the start of the European Rally Championship with a two-door sedan. The Ascona of the Opel Euro Dealers Team had a four-cylinder engine re-bored to 2-liter displacement and featured an aluminum cross flow cylinder head that produced 200 hp at 6700 rpm.

Opel Ascona A (1970-1975)
By September 28, 2010 Read More →

Opel Ascona A (1970-1975)

The Opel Ascona A debuted at the Turin Salon in 1970. It was positioned between the Kadett and the Rekord, targeting a growing customer segment. By March 1975, some 691,438 units of the Ascona A were built.