Originally Ascona had issued a Kadett C, and the first prototypes were made in this form. At the same time the head of Opel Bob Lutz suggested to create a new range. So there was an independent range of Ascona.
The first generation of the car with the index \"A\" is available in three body types - 2-door sedan, 4-door sedan and wagon. Also on the basis of a 4-door sedan was made special police car and much more.
The second generation appeared in 1975 and received a code \"B\". Appearance had many similarities with the first-generation model. Preserved and classic layout: front engine, rear wheel drive. Suspension comfortable and sturdy, independent front, rear dependent - the bridge.
Ascona B had a diverse line of engines: 1.3 liter N/60 hp, 1.3 liter S/75 hp, 1.6-liter N/60 hp, 1.9-liter N / 75 hp, 2.0 liter N/90 hp, 2.0 liter S/100 hp, 2.0 liter E/110 hp and 2.0 liter diesel D/60 hp
In 1981 he published the Ascona C, built on a new platform General Motors dubbed «J-Car». This generation had little in common with the preceding and surpasses it in many ways. Thanks to a transverse engine cabin was more spacious and comfortable. Ascona C was produced from 2 - or 4-door body type \"sedan\" or a 5-door hatchback. To increase the body resistance to corrosion specialists Opel sills, doors and trunk lid made of galvanized sheet.
Continued high demand for the model is ensured by sufficient practical and reliable design, as well as a wide range of gasoline engines with gas distribution mechanism OHC type with hydraulic tappets.
Gamma engine consisted of four carburetor: 1,3 l l N/60. with. 1.3 l l S/75. s., 1.6 N/75 l l. s., l 1,6 l S/82. s.
Maximum speed Ascona 140 to 180 km / h Many of these powertrains borrowed from the Opel Kadett. Engines aggregated with 4-speed manual transmission. Instead, it can be optional set 3-speed (for an engine other than 13N). Produced four versions: Standard, Luxus, Berlina, and a sports car SR.
The lounge features a simple and functional decoration. The original dashboard passed to the console. Tachometer are just starting with the performance of GL. \"The Janitor\" and a washer on the rear door hatchback also put in version GL. But the most expensive version of the SR / SRi except electropackage and \"janitors\" Complementing headlights still sports seats and a three-spoke steering wheel Recaro.