Souped-up like there’s no tomorrow (but you will get the answer then).
I’m going with an Opel, as that’s a 2 liter Opel engine and Lexmaul are Opel tuners. It’s heavily modified, but I assume it’s still dumped into an Opel.
The chequered interior leads me to guess Opel Kadett E – with GSi interior.
The base for the wipers does look like Kadett E/Mk.2 Astra.
Ascona B/Cavalier mk2/J car based on the crease n tbe front wing
I think you lose Roger – the Kadett ‘E’ also has the same crease.
E Kadett GSi 16v – my first new car. Peach of a motor that, with 150hp would leave the Golf Mk2 Gti 16v in the dust, helped by the Kadett’s better aerodynamics and light weight.
I recall that Lexmaul did some good work on these motors.
Fond memories of my first “fast” car!
headers strut brace warm air intake(why do they do that?) someone is quite serious it looks Opel to me but which model I’ve no idea
You mean cold air, right? Colder air is more dense, so the same volume of air contains more oxygen molecules. That means you add correspondingly more fuel and gain more power.
Well, I think Bryce’s point is that as it’s done here, it’s not collecting air from outside the underbonnet (as most modern cars do), so it really is collecting (warmer) underbonnet air, hence “warm air intake”.
There is probably a cold-air intake under the bumper. This is where the battery should be, and the battery would appreciate fresh air.
Astra GTE, late 80s, probably, but the wiper cowl is throwing me off….might be aftermarket. The grill and the holes next to it are distinctive.
To me it seems like a Kadett E with 2.0 16V engine. I had the same in my Opel Vectra 2000 4×4 A. Came stock with 150PS.
Recognize the GM engine straight away (I drive one currently), but not the car.
Much more soup on this one will turn the engine itself to just that, surely.
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