Powertrain

Engine type inline 4 16V DOHC n/a
Displacement 2.4 l (146 ci)
Power 144 ps (142 bhp / 106 kw)
Power / liter 60 ps (59 hp)
Transmission 5 speed manual
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

Performance
Top speed 210 kph (130 mph)
0 - 100 kph 8.9 s

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mantadave  6 years ago  

mantas forever stunning looking even today and handel awsome ?


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LJUTICA  7 years ago  

Yet,the truth is that only Manta A looked really Manta-Ray like,it's been a beautiful car. Though Manta B also looks good. Check out ancient "Manta,Manta" movie, just saw it again the other day,that Til Schweiger guy has been a teenager at the time...


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BumRush  7 years ago  

Manta Means Blanket In Spanish :D


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FastestLaps  7 years ago  

An interesting Manta fact: word "manta" in Latvian means "material thing", "property" sometimes even used to describe material wealth. ;D


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Georg  7 years ago  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXV3sEH7PU0

Manta 400 in action in the hand of Ari Vatanen in 1983 at the isle of man...
he let look best motoring touge racing like a handicaped kindergarten event..


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Anonymous  7 years ago  

Next!


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Georg  7 years ago  

The Group B homoligation model replacing the Opel Ascona 400, it hit the Rally world as Audi started racing with the quattro AWD, all RWD cars were outclassed overnight.
The street version was build 245times the engine was delivered with 144hp (claimed most engines were stronger) but could be easy upgraded to 275hp, customers could choose the Group B wide body kit from factors or the small standart body. The car was a co development of Opel, Irmscher(suspension chassie body) and Cosworth (16V cylinder head)