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The 10/18 PS was a car produced by the high-end car manufacturer German Opel from 1907 to 1910.
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The 10/18 PS was the model who picked up the legacy of the 12/14 PS, but also the model 14PS sold until 1906 and that was a variant of the 12/14 PS itself.
The 10/18 PS concentrated the best of the previous two models in one car, built on a separate chassis and cross members in steel, were placed where the suspension is traditional, rigid axle and semi-elliptic leaf springs, and brake system, acting on the exchange rate.
The transmission used a drive shaft and a clutch cone.
The real peculiarity was in the engine, whose four cylinders were arranged in pairs, one pair behind the other, according to a scheme already introduced in 1903 with the luxurious Opel 20/22 PS.
This engine, the displacement of 2545 cm ³, possessed distribution to camshaft and produced an almighty power up to 18 hp at 1600 rev / min.
Available in various bodies, including the double- phaeton, the limousines and Landaulet, the 10/18 PS was produced until the beginning of 1910. Was replaced by the 10/20 PS, substantially identical, but with engine from 2614 cm ³ capable of delivering 20 hp at 1600 rpm / min. It differed also for the wheelbase to 2,975 mm.
At the end of 1910, even the 10/20 PS was removed from production.
It was replaced by the 10/24 PS.