Vauxhall Calibra 1990-1998


July 4, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
Vauxhall Calibra 2.0 16v (1990-1998)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
136
0-50 mph
6.1
0-60 mph
8.2
0-100 mph
22.2
1/4 mile
16.4
0-1 km
29.6
BHP
150 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
144 @4800rpm
BHP per ton
122
MPG UK/US
35/29
Engine capacity CC/CU
1998/122
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
177
Width (in)
66.5
Height (in)
52
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2703
Additional Info: Uses the Vauxhall Cavalier/Opel Vectra base. Slower 16v 4×4 version also available and a 115bhp 2.0 8v, which incidentally had a better drag coefficiency due to a smoother grill design, as it did not require as much cooling as the others. In 1995 the 2.0 16v got an ecotec engine putting out less power at 136bhp.

 

Vauxhall Calibra 2.5 V6 (1993-1998)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
147
0-60 mph
7.5
BHP
170 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
166 @4200rpm
BHP per ton
133
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
2498/152
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
177
Width (in)
66.5
Height (in)
52
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2822
Additional Info: Available with an automatic transmission as well.

 

Calibra Turbo 4×4 (1992-1996)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
152
0-50 mph
4.6
0-60 mph
6.3
0-100 mph
16.9
1/4 mile
14.6
0-1 km
26.9
BHP
204 @5800rpm
Torque lbft
207 @2400rpm
BHP per ton
145
MPG UK/US
31/26
Engine capacity CC/CU
1998/122
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
AWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
177
Width (in)
66.5
Height (in)
52
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3097
Additional Info: A few problems with the transfer boxes, means many will be disconnected and be running as a 2wd. Black Calibra Turbo Limited Editions available with an irmscher spoiler, 16″ BBS wheels and more.

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