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OPEL ASCONA (1975-81)

2-door/4-door 5-seater saloon.

Second generation Ascona which also formed the basis for the different-nosed Vauxhall Cavalier and for the Manta coupé/hatchback. Compared with original Ascona, had a 3ins longer wheelbase, was longer and wider, but still a Cortina-sized car. No 1.2s sold here, and 2.0-litres arrived from mid-1978. SRs were most sporty, Berlinas best equipped.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1196cc (S4 OHV), 1584cc/1897cc/1979cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1975 to 1981  
Number produced:
1,512,971