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

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