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

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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

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