Opel GT with a Turbo 2JZ

Opel GT with a Turbo 2JZ inline-six

Polish drifter PaweĊ‚ Trela has continued to upgrade his Opel GT along with its appearance since 2013. Under the hood sits a 3.0 L 2JZ inline-six that produces 631-887 hp (640-900 KM) and 575-774 lb-ft (780-1050 Nm) thanks to a Garrett GTX3582R turbocharger, 1600 cc injectors, EMU ECU, and nitrous system. Behind the engine is … Read more

Opel Kadett with a Turbo J35 Update

1979 Opel Kadett with a Turbo J35 V6

We recently wrote about this Opel Kadett with a turbocharged J35 V6 being built by OakHeart Racing in Hokksund, Norway. Since then they have completed the engine build and started the engine for the first time. Source: OakHeart Racing FB page (build album)

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

Opel Kadett with a Turbo M50

1967 Opel Kadett with a turbo M50 inline-six

This 1967 Opel Kadett B was built for Marcin Wittchen to compete in drifting in Poland. It rides on a custom chassis with brakes and suspension sourced from a Mazda MX-5 NC. Power comes from a BMW M50B25 inline-six stroked and bored to 2.9 liters. The engine features head porting, Garrett GT3076 turbocharger, and controlled … Read more

1970 Opel GT with a LSx

1970 Opel GT with a 6.0 L LSx

This 1970 Opel GT which is owned by Brandon Sutton was filmed at 2016 Goodguys Nashville Nationals competing in the autocross course. The film says the car runs a 6.0 L LSx V8 which means it is probably running a LS2 or iron-block LQ4/LQ9. From the video you can see the engine has been setup … Read more

Opel Omega with a Saab B234

Opel Omega with a Saab B234

When this 1996 Opel Omega B left the factory it was powered by a 3.2 L V6. The Polish owner however decided a turbocharged 2.3 L B234 from a Saab 9000 would be more enjoyable. The engine was built with B205 head, B235 pistons, GT35/30 turbocharger and its displacement was increased to 2.4 liters. This … Read more