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

Twin Engine Corsa Makes 973 hp

Opel Corsa with two C20LET inline-four engines

The Twin Engine Corsa was built by Adam Beard in the UK. He wanted a very powerful AWD vehicle and his solution is installing two turbocharged engines into a small Opel/Vauxhall Corsa. In the front of the car sits a 2.0 L C20LET 16v inline-four with a ported and polished head, forged internals, XE camshafts, … Read more

Opel Kadett Called Yellow Psycho III

Opel Kadett with a LT-5 V8

Hover Hovemann races this Opel Kadett C race car in European hill climb events. The car is built on a C4 Corvette ZR-1 chassis with either a 5.7 L LT5 V8 or the upgraded 6.0 L LT5 built by Lotus for their Elise GT1 race car. Hovermann lists the engine’s displacement as 5.7 liters on … Read more

Opel Kadett on a Corvette ZR-1 Chassis

Opel Kadett with a LT-5 V8

German race car driver and builder Hover Hovemann built his Opel Kadett C to race in European hill climb events. He installed the body over a C4 Corvette ZR-1 chassis and powertrain pulled from a wrecked Corvette. The ZR-1 came from GM with a 5.7 L LT-5 V8 engine designed by Lotus and built by … Read more