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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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)