Following its debut at the Paris Motor Show last month, the Opel Adam S is now available for order in Germany. The performance-spec Adam is priced from €18,690 (inclusive of VAT). The new S model is the range-topping version.
The Adam S is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine that delivers 150 hp and 220 Nm of torque. The turbocharged engine is paired to a six-speed manual transmission and enables the performance hatchback to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.5 seconds and clock a top speed of 210 km/h. The engine is Euro 6 compliant, and consumes 5.9 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers in the combined cycle. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in early 2015.
More information about the car is available on the press release below.
Opel ADAM S: Spicy Sports Star Available for Order from Euro 18,690 – Press Release
- Powerful: 1.4-liter Turbo with 110 kW/150 hp and 220 Nm
- Athletic: Exceptional sprinter qualities and economical consumption
- Tailor-made: Performance chassis and brakes
- Trendy: Numerous individualization options also available for ADAM S
Rüsselsheim. The order books for the new sporty head of the ADAM family are now open – From early next year, the ADAM S will not only be on show at Opel dealers but also available for purchase. Available from euro 18,690 (RRP including VAT in Germany), the compact powerhouse is in its element on the road and is eager to show a standard feature: Pure driving fun!
“The ADAM S is the powerful top of the range version of our ADAM family,” explained Jürgen Keller, Executive Director Sales, Marketing & Aftersales Germany. “150 hp and 220 Nm torque are already promising credentials; in combination with the easy handling, precise steering and the exceptional brakes we have all the attributes of a true sportsman. The ADAM S is made for winding mountainous roads – every switchback is pure pleasure.”
Elsewhere, there are also numerous individualization possibilities for bodywork, roof and interior that underline the ADAM S’ sporty characteristics and make it a true personalization champion just like its ADAM siblings.
1.4-liter Turbo: Impressive performance and torque
The heart and soul of the new athlete in the ADAM line-up is a 1.4-liter Turbo with 110kW/150 hp and 220 Nm torque on tap in the speed range between 2,750 und 4,500 rpm. The engine is combined with a crisp six-speed transmission with sporty gear ratios, thus ensuring perfect continuity at any speed. In this arrangement, the ADAM S accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in only 8.5 seconds. Fifth gear acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h is achieved in 7.9 seconds. Propulsion and aerodynamic drag neutralize each other at 210 km/h.
The 1.4-liter Turbo already meets the stringent Euro 6 emission standards and makes do with a mere 5.9 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers in the combined cycle. The dual cam phasing allows for continuously variable valve timing and a turbocharger integrated within the exhaust manifold reduces weight and delivers compact packaging. Numerous weight-saving features include a cast iron block with a hollow frame structure, hollow-cast camshafts and a plastic intake manifold.
ADAM S: Corner king with sporty design
Apart from its motor abilities, the ADAM S likes nothing more than corners. Its preferred terrain is winding country roads where the specially tuned performance chassis and sharp performance steering enhance the driving characteristics. However, the pocket rocket also offers outstanding grip when necessary – tailored performance brakes ensure excellent braking characteristics and a defined pressure point. Red brake calipers can be seen behind the optional 18-inch “Typhoon” design alloy wheels if these are chosen.
The front lip spoiler, side sill moldings and an extended rear bumper characterize the bodywork of the muscular sportsman and distinguish it from its ADAM siblings. Elsewhere, the rear spoiler produces and chrome-plated tail pipe complete the sporty look. The overall feeling is completed by sport pedals and optional, ADAM S exclusive, Recaro sport seats (available for euro 1,300).