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The 40/100 PS was a car produced by the great luxury carmaker German Opel from 1912 to 1916.
Launched in 1912, the 40/100 PS represented the ultimate in luxury and performance for the House of Rüsselsheim, and in fact was a car prerogative of a few chosen ones, able to compete with the other highest expressions of luxury during the first mid- teen years.
The 40/100 PS was proposed as a torpedo, landaulet or limousine and rode a huge engine to 10,160 cm ³. This engine was a 4 -cylinder available paired with distribution side valves, cylinder head cast iron base alloy and aluminum. The power maximum was 100 hp at 1300 rev / min.
The transmission was a cardan shaft with clutch cone and change 4 speed.
The chassis was walking beam in steel, with auxiliary frames. The suspensions were rigid axle and leaf springs in three quarters. The braking system was tape and acted on the gearbox.
The maximum speed was 125 km / h, a bit velocistica of absolute importance at the time, since it was the prerogative of the cars rush, as it was also the 40/100 PS.
The 40/100 PS represented the highest acute Opel in the field of prestige cars: there was no heir to model and had no heirs in turn. Was removed from production in 1916.