Opel Adam to get new 3-cylinder engine in Geneva image

Opel has recently announced its plans to introduce a new engine for the Adam during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, next month.

The German based automaker Opel will be introducing a new engine for the Adam next month, during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The unit in question has been announced in early August last year and it’s coming as a 1.0 liter three-cylinder. The total output produced by this engine in the small Adam will be standing at 90 HP (66 kW) and 115 HP (85 kW), depending on the version chosen. The peak torque of 166 Nm (122 lb-ft) will be delivered from 1,800 rpm.

Opel says that the unit will be working with a new six-speed manual transmission which is weighing 37 kg (81 lbs) and it will be getting the start/stop system in standard. In the 90 HP variant, the fuel consumption will be standing at 4.3 liters / 100 km (65.5 mpg UK / 54.7 mpg US) and the CO2 emissions will be stopping at 99 g/km. The Opel Adam with its new engine will become available for order towards the end of the year. More details on it will be announced during the Swiss automotive event.