Opel Junior

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Opel Junior
Overview
Manufacturer Opel
Production 1983 (concept only)
Designer Chris Bangle
Gert Hildebrand
Body and chassis
Class City car
Body style Hatchback
Related Opel Corsa
Powertrain
Engine 1.2 L
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,220 mm (87.4 in)
Length 3,410 mm (134.3 in)
Width 1,570 mm (61.8 in)
Height 1,450 mm (57.1 in)
Kerb weight 650 kg (1,433 lb)

The Opel Junior is a concept car designed by the German automobile manufacturer Opel. It was first shown to the public at the 1983 Frankfurt Motor Show.[1]

The small 3.41 m (134.3 in)[2] long three-door city car is powered by a 1.2 L petrol engine, developing 55 bhp (41 kW; 56 PS). It featured a particularly low drag co-efficienty of Cd=0.31 and a low kerb weight of 650 kg (1,430 lb).

The interior design was modular, with the dashboard elements being removable such as the stereo and clock, and the seat covers could be used as sleeping bags.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The world's weirdest concept cars". MSN Cars. 6 March 2011. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Opel Junior brochure". Opel. Retrieved 9 June 2013.