For Sale: 1981 Opel Manta with a Chevy V8

1981 Opel Manta with a Chevy 327 V8

This 1981 Opel Manta is for sale in Orpington, England for £12,500 or about $16,281. The project was originally built in the 80’s and called “Mega Manta”. The current owner repainted the car in 2016-2017. Under the hood sits a Chevy 327 ci V8 connected to a Turbo 350 three-speed automatic transmission and GM 10-bolt … Read more

Opel Blitz with a Twin-Charged Jaguar Inline-Six

Opel Blitz with a Twin-Charged Jaguar Inline-Six

Frode Engelund is building a unique hot rod out of a 1954 Opel Blitz in his garage in Norway. The project is powered by a supercharged 4.0 L Jaguar (AJ16S) inline-six further boosted by a Garrett GTX42 turbocharger. The goal is to make 1,300 horsepower from the twin-charged engine. Power is sent to four 255/30-22 … Read more

Opel Manta 400 with a RB25DET Inline-Six

Opel Manta 400 with a RB25DET inline-six

This Opel Manta 400 was built for a lucky customer by Retropower in Hinckley, England. The project’s goal was make the Manta into a comfortable cruiser with a Group B rally exterior. However when the company stumbled across a Nissan R33 GTS-T, they decided to transplant the entire RWD powertrain. To make this work, it … Read more

For Sale: RWD Opel Calibra with a Twin-Turbo V6

RWD Opel Calibra with a Twin-Turbo C25XE V6

This Opel Calibra is for sale in Kraków, Poland for 20,000 PLN or about $5,340. Mickey Garage built the car after they receiving a body shell from an AWD turbo 2.0 L model. The company installed a 2.5 L C25XE V6 with a pair of Saab turbochargers and C20LET injectors. It makes 284 horsepower (288 … Read more

Opel Kadett with a Twin-Turbo LSx V8

Opel Kadett with a Twin-Turbo LSx V8

This Opel Kadett B was built by Dennis Andersson from M.A.D Performance in Sweden had other plans. The little coupe is powered by a twin-turbo 7.3 L LSx V8 that makes 1,400 horsepower at 13-15 psi of boost from two Precision 76 mm turbochargers. Power reaches the huge rear slicks through an automatic transmission and … Read more