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Encyclopedia > Opel Admiral
Opel Admiral AD 38 4-Door Cabriolet 1938
Opel Admiral AD 38 4-Door Cabriolet 1938
Opel Admiral
Manufacturer Opel
Production 1937–1939
1964–1977
Predecessor Opel Super Six
Successor Opel Senator
Class Full-size luxury car
Body style(s) 4-door sedan 4-door cabriolet
Platform FR
Related Opel Diplomat
Opel Kapitän

Opel Admiral was a luxury car made by the German car maker Opel from 1937 to 1939 and again from 1964 to 1977. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Automakers or automobile manufacturers are companies that design and manufacture automobiles. ... This article is about the European car manufacturer. ... The Opel Super Six was an automobile built by the German car manufacturer Opel between 1937 and 1938. ... The Opel Senator was a large saloon (and derivative coupé) motor vehicle sold in Europe from 1978 until 1994. ... It has been suggested that Vehicle size class be merged into this article or section. ... A full-size car is term used in North America for an automobile larger than a mid-size car, usually having a wheelbase greater than 2. ... A luxury car is a relatively expensive car. ... Cars can come in a large variety of different body styles. ... A Toyota Camry, a recognizable sedan The Ford Five Hundred, a full-sized sedan The 3-box design, indicative of a notchback sedan, as illustrated on a full-size luxury sedan. ... Original meaning A cabriolet was a light, two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a folding calash top, seating two persons behind the drivers box. ... An automobile platform is a shared set of components common to a number of different automobiles. ... In automobile design, an FR, or front-engine, rear wheel drive means a layout where the engine is in the front of the vehicle and drive wheels at the rear. ... Opel Diplomat is an automobile from Opel. ... Opel Kapitän was a car made in many different generations by the German car maker Opel from 1938 to 1970. ... This article is about the European car manufacturer. ...

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Admiral (1937 - 1939)

Admiral
Production 1937–1939
Engine(s) 3,6 litre straight-6
Length 5270 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1630 mm
Curb weight 1605 kg

The first Admiral was introduced in 1937 as an attempt to challenge large luxury cars from Horch, Mercedes-Benz and Maybach. It was available as a 4 door sedan or cabriolet. The car was equipped with a 3,6 litre straight 6 with a top speed od 132 km/h. The production of the Admiral was cancelled in 1939 when the Opel factory started producing war material. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2560 × 1920 pixel, file size: 908 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Description: Opel Admiral, im Opel in Berlin Zentrum an der Friedrichstraße. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Internal combustion engine. ... The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... Curb (kerb) weight is the total weight of an automobile with standard equipment, motor oil, coolant, a full tank of fuel and not loaded with either passengers or cargo. ... A Toyota Camry, a recognizable sedan The Ford Five Hundred, a full-sized sedan The 3-box design, indicative of a notchback sedan, as illustrated on a full-size luxury sedan. ... Original meaning A cabriolet was a light, two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a folding calash top, seating two persons behind the drivers box. ... A BMW M20B25 engine with the cylinder head removed, showing the pistons in the six cylinders of the engine. ...


Admiral A (1964 - 1968)

Admiral A
Opel Kapitän/Admiral/Diplomat A
Production 1964–1968
Engine(s) 2,6 litre straight-6
2,8 litre straight-6
4,6 litre V8
Length 4948 mm
Width 1902 mm
Height 1630 mm
Curb weight 1445 kg

In 1964 Opel introcued the KAD (Kapitän, Admiral, Diplomat) models. KAD was a group name for these three large Opels. The car was equipped with a 2,6 litre straight-6 with a top speed of 155 km/h. In 1965 the engine was upgraded to a 2,8 litre there was also a 4,6 litre V8 available from 1965. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 529 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Beschreibung: Opel Kapitän/Admiral/Diplomat Quelle: selbst fotografiert Fotograf: Sven Storbeck File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Internal combustion engine. ... The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... The Liberty V8 aircraft engine clearly shows the configuration A V8 engine is a V engine with eight cylinders. ... Curb (kerb) weight is the total weight of an automobile with standard equipment, motor oil, coolant, a full tank of fuel and not loaded with either passengers or cargo. ...


Admiral B (1969 - 1977)

Admiral B
Production 1969–1977
Engine(s) 2,8 litre straight-6
Length 4900 mm
Width 1852 mm
Height 1445 mm

The Admiral B was introduced in 1969 together with the new Kapitän and Diplomat. The Kapitän was killed of in 1970 but the Admiral and the Diplomat lived on until 1977 when they were replaced by the Senator. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 595 KB) Beschreibung Beschreibung: Opel Admiral Quelle: selbst fotografiert Fotograf: Sven Storbeck Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Opel Diplomat Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Internal combustion engine. ... The straight-6 (also inline 6, I-6, or I6) is an internal combustion engine with six cylinders aligned in a single row. ... Opel Kapitän was a car made in many different generations by the German car maker Opel from 1938 to 1970. ... Opel Diplomat is an automobile from Opel. ... The Opel Senator was a large saloon (and derivative coupé) motor vehicle sold in Europe from 1978 until 1994. ...


Sources

[1] KAD Historie

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Passenger:
Agila | Antara | Astra | Corsa | GT | Meriva | Signum | Sintra | Speedster | Tigra | Vectra | Zafira This article is about the European car manufacturer. ... The Agila, badged either as Opel in Europe and Vauxhall in the UK, is a city car built in Poland, with sales commencing in summer 2000. ... The Opel Antara is a mid-size crossover SUV, which is based on the GM Theta platform. ... See also Vauxhall Astra and Holden Astra for the usage of the nameplate by other General Motors subsidiaries. ... The Opel Corsa is a supermini that has been produced by General Motors European subsidiary Opel since 1983. ... The Opel GT is a two-seat sports car introduced by Opel in 1968. ... Opel Meriva The Opel Meriva is a small minivan based on the platform of the third generation Opel Corsa and sold under that name on all of the European markets with the exception of the UK, where its called Vauxhall Meriva. ... The Opel Signum is an upper-midsize class car with a hatchback body, manufactured by General Motors in Germany. ... The Sintra was an MPV sold by General Motors in Europe, badged as an Opel, except in the UK, where it was badged as a Vauxhall. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Vauxhall VX220. ... 1994 Vauxhall Tigra The Opel Tigra is a sports car produced by Opel (a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation) based on its Corsa supermini. ... The Opel Vectra is a large family car produced by Opel, the main European subsidiary of General Motors. ... Opel Zafira The Zafira is a car from General Motors, branded as an Opel in Europe, except for the UK, where it is branded as a Vauxhall. ...

LCV:
Combo | Movano | Vivaro The Combo is a small commercial van and leisure activity vehicle from General Motors, which is branded as Opel, Vauxhall, Holden and Chevrolet, depending on the market. ... The Opel/Vauxhall Movano is a mid-sized commercial vehicle sold in Europe from year 2002. ... The Opel Vivaro, a van/bus available in several different configurations and wheelbases, was introduced in 2003 and is a rebadged version of the Renault Trafic. ...

Concept:
Opel Gran Turismo Concept | Aero GT | Antara GTC | CD | Diesel Rekordwagen | Eco Speedster | Frogster | Frua Diplomat | G90 | GT 2 | Insignia | Maxx | OPC X-Treme | Snowtrekker | Trixx Chevrolet T2X The Chevrolet T2X is a concept car designed by GM Daewoos development center located in Icheon, premiered at 2005 Seoul Motor Show and based on GM Theta platform. ... Opel Frogster The Opel Frogster was a concept car created by General Motors German brand, Opel. ... The Opel Trixx The Opel Trixx (also known as the Opel TRIXX) was a concept car created by Opel. ...

Historic:
Admiral | Ascona | Blitz | Calibra | Campo | Commodore | Diplomat | Frontera | GT | Kadett | Kapitän | Manta | Monterey | Monza | Olympia | Omega | Rekord | Senator | Super Six The Opel Ascona was a midsized car produced by Opel, the German subsidiary of General Motors. ... The Opel Blitz was a 3 ton German truck used frequently throughout World War II. A half-tracked version, using tracks and supension based on that used on the Universal Carrier, was also produced, as the Opel Maultier - (Mule). ... Opel Calibra on Monza The Opel Calibra (badged as a Vauxhall in the UK, Holden in Australia and New Zealand and Chevrolet in South America) was launched in 1989, a front-wheel drive coupé based around the running gear of the Opel Vectra A, (Cavalier under the Vauxhall name) which... Isuzu TF was a series of pick-up trucks by Isuzu buuilt in Japan between 1987 and 1991 and in the USA between 1991 and 1995. ... 1970 Opel Rekord Coupé The Opel Commodore was an executive car produced by German automaker Opel. ... Opel Diplomat is an automobile from Opel. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Opel GT is a two-seat sports car introduced by Opel in 1968. ... The Opel Kadett is a small family car produced by the German automaker Opel between 1937 and 1940, then from 1962 to 1992. ... Opel Kapitän was a car made in many different generations by the German car maker Opel from 1938 to 1970. ... The Opel Manta was a rear-wheel-drive sports coupé motor vehicle built by Opel, a subsidiary of General Motors, from 1970 to 1988. ... Between 1983 and 2002, Isuzu Motors Limited of Japan manufactured and exported the Full-size Luxury SUV known variously as the Isuzu Bighorn, Isuzu Trooper, Honda Horizon, Vauxhall/Opel Monterey, & the Holden Jackaroo. ... 1978 Opel Monza 3·0S The Opel Senator was a large sedan sold in Europe from 1978 until 1994. ... The 1935 Opel Olympia was the first mass-produced car with a chassis-less all-steel body. ... There was also an Oldsmobile Omega, an unrelated vehicle in the 1970s/80s The Opel Omega was an executive car produced by the German automaker Opel between 1986 and 2003. ... Opel Rekord is an executive car from the German automaker Opel. ... The Opel Senator was a large saloon (and derivative coupé) motor vehicle sold in Europe from 1978 until 1994. ... The Opel Super Six was an automobile built by the German car manufacturer Opel between 1937 and 1938. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Opel Diplomat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (319 words)
Opel Diplomat is an automobile from German maker Opel.
Opels top-line saloon traditionally was the Kapitän (introduced in 1939).
The new body was a typical GM effort and bore a strong resemblance to the contemporary Holden Statesman of Australia.
Wikipedia: Opel (380 words)
Opel models are also sold under other GM brand names, such as Vauxhall in the UK, Holden in Australasia, and Chevrolet in Latin America.
Opel is the main GM brand name in Europe except in the UK, where GM's other European subsidiary, Vauxhall Motors, still uses its own brand name.
The Opel name largely disappeared from the UK in 1981 after Vauxhall and Opel dealerships were merged, with only the Manta being sold as an Opel, until it was discontinued in 1988.
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