Engine Swap of the Day: V8 Manta!

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How about this right-hand-drive, Rover-powered early Opel Manta? Not only does the body boast the best of Der General's styling, the interior has been upgraded with the addition of tasteful red-and-black upholstery. And since the Rover SD1 engine is technically a GM product, there's no cross-manufacturer blasphemy involved!


Robbie's V8 [mantamagic.com]

Mein Gott! Manta, Der Film! [internal]

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+5 points for the hydraulic handbrake lever! Also, it is good to know you can get Edelbrock Elite series valve covers for your mullet-car, no matter which side of the pond you call your home.