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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:31:17 GMT
Swedish Enthusiasts Brought A 1973 Opel Ascona To Drag Week 2016  -  GM Authority (blog)
This 1973 Opel Ascona is the little car that could. With a 540-cubic inch V8 under the hood and a beefy nitrous system, making 500-600 horsepower. And it came all the way from Europe to run an 8.03 quarter-mile at the 2016 Hot Rod Drag Week. The owners ...
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 00:47:25 GMT

Ingenuity and a Whole Lotta' Nitrous Make This Opel Ascona Scoot  -  Hot Rod Network
Drag week is a landing pad for the most diehard drag-race enthusiasts the world over. Magnus Frost and Dennis Klangebo, two Swedish transplants to this year's event, fit that description perfectly. Having participated in the traveling race car sideshow ...
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:46:14 GMT

Roßfeldrennen 2016: Hommage an Walter Röhrl  -  Auto-Medienportal.Net
... die für seine Karriere besonders bedeutsam waren: Den legendären Audi Sport Quattro S1 von 1985, den Fiat 131 aus dem WM-Jahr 1981, den Opel Ascona 400 mit dem er die Weltmeisterschaft 1982 gewann, den Ford Capri 2600 RS mit dem er 1972 bei ...
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:20:33 GMT

Chevrolet Cavalier, o Monza dos americanos  -  Noticias Automotivas
O Monza foi quase sempre muito similar ao Opel Ascona, que era bem mais bonito que o Chevy Cavalier. Pedro Cunha • 6 meses atrás. Concordo com você, mas o Cavalier norte-americano seguia as tendências estéticas daquele mercado naquele tempo, ...
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:29:42 GMT

Irmscher Is Set To Infuse The Opel Adam With German Racing Heritage  -  GM Authority (blog)
The main idea behind Irmscher's design is to pay homage to Germany's racing heritage, particularly the Opel Ascona A rally car that was piloted by the legendary Walter Röhrl during the 1970s. The yellow and green finish you see is representative of ...
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:27:49 GMT

Opel Goes Drifting With Past And Present Performance Machines: Video  -  GM Authority (blog)
Who isn't up for a slide around in the snow? Opel decided to bring out the classics, and have a bit of fun in the snow with the current 2016 Opel Insignia OPC. The Opel Ascona and Kadett B Rallye joined the Insignia OPC in the Austrian snow, as the ...
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:07:35 GMT

Look At What Irmscher Plans To Do With Opel's Adam  -  Carscoops (blog)
Irmscher is paying tribute to their racing past and particularly, the Opel Ascona A with which German racing legend Walter Röhrl stormed the rally tracks in the 1970s, with the development of a special Opel Adam. Teased here in a rather crude - for an ...
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:39:11 GMT

Motorsport: Veteran Hurson looks to make his mark in Kerry Rally  -  Irish Examiner
Although it is almost a quarter of a century since Peadar Hurson won the National Rally Championship on board an Opel Ascona 400, the Warrenpoint driver remains a potent threat in Irish rallying. He is one of the favourites for Sunday's Rose Hotel ...
Mon, 09 Nov 2015 16:12:00 GMT

An Opel Ascona, Swede-ified  -  Speedhunters (blog)
When a car builder decides to tackle a new project, they'll usually start with a heart full of optimism and a clear vision of how things will swiftly progress. But more often than not, big projects tend to have a mind of their own. As surprises and ...
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:06:15 GMT

Rolf-Arne har en veldig vanlig – men helt spesiell bil ...  -  TV 2
Mot slutten av 1970-tallet var Volvo 240 ganske kostbar og fant dermed som oftest kjøpere i den øvre delen av middelklassen, mens allmuen måtte nøye seg med Ford Taunus, Opel Ascona eller Mazda 929. Dette var også på den tiden da Volvo virkelig skulle ...