Specific: In early 1993 the
Army Material Command signed a contract with General
Motors Denmark about deliverance of the Opel Astra as
replacement for the VW Golf. The Astra competed against a newer VW Golf
and the Nissan Sunny SLX. Astra is delivered as 3-door
and 5-door caravan in the CL-version.
The Opel Astra is used at the Garrisons
motorpools, at army schools etc.
Historical: The Opel Astra F replaced the Kadett
E om the German marked in August 1991. Although the
change of name indicated a entirely new car, the Astra
was widely based on the model it replaced. Production
took place in Bochum and Eisenach in Germany and in
Lutton in Great Britain. A cosmetic facelift was made in
When production seized in February 1998 close to
4.200.000 vehicles had been produced.
Length: 4.05 m (158 inches).
Width: 1.68 m (65 inches).
Height: 1.38 m (54 inches).
Weight: 1.525 kg (3.355 lb.).
Engine: Own 4-cylinder, type C14SE, 1.389 cm3 (84
cubic inches) displacement, liquid cooled, injection.
Horsepower: 82 at 5.800 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed, type F13-5WR.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: 12 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic, vacuum assisted.
Tyres: 175/70 - R13.
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 52 liter (11 gallons).
Range: 350 km (218 miles).
Crew: 1 + 4.
Astra F Caravan (83