Opel Monterey

1 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Opel Monterey

In 1992, deciding to prove at the market of off-road vehicles, Opel did not begin to invent new, and took for basis tested Japanese ISUZU, and more concrete model of Trooper. A novelty got the American name Monterey cleanly, in honor a peninsula and bay in the state California, one of favorite resting-places of Americans.

Opel Monterey is the thoroughbred Japanese car. Creating him, Germans saved a box-type frame with five cross-pieces, powerful pillows, dissociative a frame with a basket and transmission. A car was produced in two variants of basket – three-and five doors.

To the European market was supplied in three acquisitions: base, sporting short-base RS and luxury LTD different from base the presence of ABS, electric windows, cruise control and heating of seats, and also by the managed steering column.

Monterey distinguishes carefully thought out ergonomics of driving place and salon on the whole. For comfort, a postern is a lean back sideways. Luggage separation very capacious, there are the special pens and loops for fastening of bulky things.

The line of power aggregates at the beginning of producing was presented by two engines: 3,2 with a capacity of one the L. petrol V6 (130 kW / 177 hp) or 3,1 with a capacity of one the L. turbo diesel 3.1TDS (84 kW/114 hp). The brake system Opel Monterey is reliable and effective, and the pedal of brake very informing. The construction of pendant of Monterey is typical for Japanese SUV of 90th.

At the front – independent with torsion and double transversal levers, behind – dependent: the uncut beam of bridge, envisaged on levers, resilient elements are springs.

The variants of Opel Monterey with petrol engines can be manned both automatic and mechanical transmission, diesel – only mechanical. In 1996 Monterey suffered restyling. In the gamut of engines three-liter turbo diesel appeared with the direct injection of fuel and system Common Rail by power of 159 hp and twisting moment a 330 Nm at 2000 prm.

And also new petrol engine of V6 a 3,5 L. (215 hp). Regularly began to set two full size pillows of safety, climatic options.

A transmission changed: a car got rid from the automatic muffs of free motion and got a vacuum system of connecting of complete drive by breaking-shorting of semi fore-axle. Accordingly, possibility of connecting of complete drive appeared in motion.

However, restyling did not add the model of popularity, therefore in 1999 she was taken off from a production.

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