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

Opel Calibra with Twin 700 HP VR6 Engines

Opel Calibra Tsunami with 1400 HP Twin VR6 engines

This Opel Calibra is called the Tsunami and was built by Mickey Garage in Poland. The car is powered by two Volkswagen VR6 engines. The engines are comprised of a factory block and head but with a GT45 turbocharger, ECUMaster ECU, and custom exhaust and intake, the engines are capable of producing 700 horsepower and … Read more

1969 Opel Commodore With A BMW E46 M3 Engine

Heikki Mattila's 1969 Opel Commodore With A BMW S54B32 Engine

Heikki Mattila is the owner/builder of this 1969 Opel Commodore and contacted us to share about this purpose built race car from Finland. Since this was built purely for racing everything in the car that didn’t help with forward momentum has been removed giving the car a weight of 2,396 lb (1,087 kg). Looking at … Read more

Erben Engineering’s Opel GT Track Monster

Erben Engineering's Opel GT with LS3 V8

Erben Engineering, located in Gro├čen Buseck, Germany, completed their Opel GT project we first mentioned back in March. The goal was to build a serious track car and it appears they achieved it. They started with a Opel GT (Pontiac Solstice/Saturn Sky) and replaced the factory 2.0L Ecotec with a 6.2L LS3 V8. Then they … Read more

Opel GT Powered By A LS3

Take a look at this very nice Opel GT (Saturn Sky in US) with a 550 horsepower LS3 motor specifically built to compete on the track. When you couple that level of power with a weight of only 2,425 lbs (1,100 kg) you will have something that should put down really great numbers. For more … Read more