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New V6 Engine For Big Vauxhalls

Fri, 16 Feb 2001
GM has announced a new 3,175cc 24 valve V6 engine for its Vauxhall badged Opel Omega models. The new engine, available with automatic transmission only, puts out 217PS against the 211PS of the outgoing 3.0 litre V6, but torque is increased more significantly from 199lb ft to 214lb ft (270Nm to 290Nm)at 3,400 rpm. Top speed of the car is 149mph, 0-60 8 seconds, combined fuel consumption 23.9mpg, CO2 emissions 284g/km and Emission Class Euro 3. Prices start at £24,495 for the MV6 3.2 saloon, rising to £30,695 for the Elite 3.2 estate. More at


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