Opel Kadett with a Turbo J35

1979 Opel Kadett with a Turbo J35 V6

This 1979 Opel Kadett was built by OakHeart Racing in Hokksund, Norway. The small coupe was powered by a turbocharged Volvo inline-four for several years. However the owner took it back to OakHeart Racing to install a 3.5 L Honda J35A3 V6 with a BorgWarner 42 mm turbocharger connected to a BMW 530D manual transmission … Read more

1969 Camaro with a Turbo 2JZ

1969 Camaro with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

This very unique 1969 Camaro is owned by Dom Buffa. His Father originally purchased it for $2000 with a numbers-matching V8. The original engine and transmission were pulled and replaced with a stroked 383 ci V8 and TH350 three-speed automatic. However after the engine blew he was encouraged to go in a completely different direction … Read more

Porsche 911 with an Electric Motor

1979 Porsche 911 with an Electric Motor

James Cooke stopped by Electric Classic Cars to talk with Richard Morgan about their recently completed 1979 Porsche 911. The 911’s flat-six was replaced with a HPEVS Dual AC-34 elecric motor which produces 125 horsepower and 213 lb-ft of torque. The car has a 200+ mile range thanks to a 54 kWh battery pack from … Read more

1994 Mercedes Wagon with a Turbo LSx – Part 8

Deboss Garage 1994 Mercedes W124 E320 with a turbo LM7 V8

Deboss Garage released another episode of their 1994 Mercedes W124 E320 wagon project. If you are unfamiliar with the project the owner wanted the 3.2 L M104.99x inline-six replaced with a turbo LSx V8 and produce enough power to make an 11-second pass. In this episode the team works to get the engine to start … Read more