Fastest road-legal car in world = Vauxhall

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Fastest road-legal car in world = Vauxhall

Viesti Kirjoittaja TurboMac » 27 Huhti 2005, 18:25

Article in Autocar this week....
K reg Calibra - fully street legal
engine - 706cu in (11,569cc) Chevy V8 with NOS
max power - 1400bhp
standing qtr - 8.2
8) 8) 8)

this Calibra from the UK won some sort of competition in the US, for being the "fastest" road legal car in the world, but apparently if you look into some of the competition rules its not as it seems, as it excludes certain "faster" cars.

...still VERY fast though!! and its a Vauxhall!! (same family of Opel) 8)

read more and see pics via the link below:-

http://www.migweb.co.uk/forums/showthre ... ht=fastest

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Viesti Kirjoittaja ata » 27 Huhti 2005, 19:33

It wouldn't be road legal at least here in Finland... :D

There was a similar kind of a Calibra in Finland, but it was only used in drag race events, so it was purely a race car.

Here's a link to that car:
http://www.qnet.fi/teamcalibra/

It had a Chevrolet 5.26 l V8 with 760 hp, 1/4 mile in 8.4s/255 kph and it was built in Finland at 1992 to 1994.
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Viesti Kirjoittaja Lotus Omega No.594 » 28 Huhti 2005, 12:16

But HEY...its not a Opel Engine :lol:...i will have a nice smile when 1400bhp is in a 2.0i calibra turbo engine :lol:

have you guys ever heard "real men need no NOS" ? 8)


Hehe just kidding..its impressive..with that power and street legal 8)
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Viesti Kirjoittaja Gsi 16v Turbo » 16 Joulu 2005, 16:53

Opel Calibra from Greece.Driver mr Papafilippou 7,721'' 298,30km/h!!!!!!!!!!

www.greekdragster.com
C20LET POWER
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Viesti Kirjoittaja TURBOGSI » 16 Joulu 2005, 17:47

Gsi 16v Turbo kirjoitti:Opel Calibra from Greece.Driver mr Papafilippou 7,721'' 298,30km/h!!!!!!!!!!

www.greekdragster.com
That´s sick... Allmoust faster than HKS GTR R33 http://www.exvitermini.com/records.htm
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Re: 1400 BHP Calibra!!!

Viesti Kirjoittaja AussiVectra » 29 Syys 2006, 13:04

[quote="TurboMac"]Article in Autocar this week....

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...still VERY fast though!! and its a Vauxhall!! (same family of Opel) 8)

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...or more accurately, looks like a Vauxhall...or something like that.

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Viesti Kirjoittaja pascal1109 » 04 Huhti 2008, 13:09

think the Vauxhall Victor from the uk is the fastest road legal car
this baby has 2200 bhp :o

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Viesti Kirjoittaja ata » 04 Huhti 2008, 15:22

pascal1109 kirjoitti:think the Vauxhall Victor (Opel Kadett) from the uk is the fastest road legal car
this baby has 2200 bhp :o
The Vauxhall Victor is a model of it's own, not a "sister model" of Opel Kadett. The Victor is also bigger than Kadett, about the size of an Opel Rekord. One of the last "true Vauxhalls" before the models were unified with Opel.

And Andy's Vauxhall Victor IS a very cool car. Andy even visited the Opel Club Finland christmas party in 2006 (unfortunately without the car... :) ) and he's a great guy.

The Victor has been featured also on dvd's and tv shows like Fifth Gear.
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Viesti Kirjoittaja TurboMac » 07 Huhti 2008, 14:52

Red Victor 2 will be trying to beat its Rekord at this years PV Show at Santa Pod (8th June 2008). So if you want to see it in action and maybe have a holiday in UK at the same time, this will be a great opportunity, see below for more details. Unfortunately I've already booked to go to England in May, otherwise i would definately be going.

http://www.performancevauxhallshow.co.u ... frost.html

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