Must-Have Manta Accessory: Kustom Lufthutze!

If you're a classy fella looking to impress the frauleins with your distinctive sense of style, you can't go wrong by attaching this beautiful scoop to the hood of your Manta. Be sure to install it using drywall screws! Sorry, matching wing not included. We can feel bristly blond Teutono-Mullets sprouting on our… » 6/06/07 6:30pm 6/06/07 6:30pm

eBay Find! Discriminating Mantafahrers Pas Auf!

You call yourself a Mantafahrer, son? You can't be a true Manta Man without a foxtail hanging fron your aerial, and eBay seller 21clock has just the thing to replace your cruelly severed foreskin! Yes, it's a gen-u-wine taxidermied foxtail, and it's apparently already met reserve, with bidding at a low, low eight… » 6/05/07 11:45pm 6/05/07 11:45pm

'Oh Nein. Die Mantas.' 'Manta Manta' Ladies!

While Manta - Der Film is truly one of the classics of European cinematic history, much like Skywalker, there was another Manta movie. It's called Manta Manta and your face will be summarily rocked off. If it is not, we can introduce you to some mulleted cannibals interested in consuming your visage. The choice is… » 6/04/07 10:45pm 6/04/07 10:45pm

Toss the Kadett Watch, the Oceanus Manta is Here!

We have friends who — along with their automotive fetishes — are watch geeks. Even poor schlubs with roommates. They flip over watches. They have a watch budget. They buy and sell them on eBay. We, on the other hand, are not so concerned with watches, although we wouldn't mind having a TAG Heuer or an understated… » 6/04/07 9:30pm 6/04/07 9:30pm

Opel Manta + 280ZX + Toyota Truck + Keyword Spam = $2000!

What do you do when you have three (barely) running project cars and no motivation to fix them? Put 'em all in one big deal and make a Craigslist package deal! We're looking at a '74 Opel Manta, an '80 Toyota pickup, and an '83 Datsun 280ZX here; sure, the photos are a bit uninformative (though numerous) and we must… » 6/01/07 12:30pm 6/01/07 12:30pm

Mantamino, Won't You Come Out Tonight?

We're not quite as big on this Mantamino as we were on the rally-look rendition we posted on a while back, but a Mantamino's still a Mantamino, and even with the amateur-hour flame job, it adds just the right je ne sais quois to a leather-pants-and-mustache ensemble. [Thanks to Vega for the tip.] » 1/11/07 11:30am 1/11/07 11:30am

Cojones of Stone: Vatinen/Harriman/Manta 400

In 1983, there will be a practically Formula Libre rallying class known as "Group B." We hear Opel is already working on a car to compete, to be tentatively known as the Manta 400. Here we have some conjecture, created by optical-compositing specialists of two men, named here, for convenience's sake, Ari Vatanen… » 12/28/06 8:00pm 12/28/06 8:00pm

Ad Watch: Leaked Opel Manta Spot: Sportlich!

Sent to us by an operative embedded deep in the R sselsheim offices of Schloss, Schnitzel, Aluminum und Schteel — Opel's Werbungsb ro of record — the piece follows the joy of a young man named Egon, der einen neuen Wagen hast. Said automobile? None other than the 1970 Opel Manta, which we just showed you for the… » 12/28/06 3:30pm 12/28/06 3:30pm