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 Krak√≥w, 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

Vauxhall Corsa with a Turbo C20LET Inline-Four

Vauxhall Corsa with a turbo C20LET inline-four

The Vauxhall Corsa came from the factory with several gasoline/petrol engine options but none of them larger than 1.6 liters. However Pete Wilson’s Corsa has a 2.0 L C20LET inline-four that features forged internals, custom camshafts, head work, and an engine girdle plate. The engine makes 776 horsepower thanks to 2.8 bar (40.6 psi) of … Read more

Time Attack Opel GT with a 1500 hp Turbo Inline-Four

Time Attack Opel GT with a Turbo Thor Inline-Four

Elmer Racing in Kirkkonummi, Finland are building an Opel GT called “ER8” to compete in World Time Attack Challenge. The race car will feature a circuit racing version of their Thor billet 4.0 L inline-four and custom turbocharger making around 1,500 horsepower. The team will use their custom X-EMS One system to control the engine, … Read more