IXO 1/18 Scale Diecast 18RMC038B - Opel Manta 400 #2 RAC Rally 1983. 1. Opel sporting manager in Germany, Tony Fall, is well aware that a little more work is needed to refine the suspension: “I think it would be less twitchy with some of the production castor angle removed”. 1. IXO RAC251. A Group B icon, the Opel Manta 400 was entered in mid 1983. The twin overhead camshafts are chain driven, the crankshaft is supported by five main bearings and there are eight counterbalance weights. NL 7642 BB WIERDEN. Where do we sign? Any form of duplication methods (including but not limited to copy of text and screen capture) of the website’s content is strictly forbidden without express permission (contact). A live rear axle makes for frisky handling, too – despite the presence of a ZF limited-slip diff. If you enjoy the website then please donate so that it can remain online, free to all. with an open-gate manual gearbox? This was particularly the case in Great Britain, Ireland and Germany national championships where local star drivers such as Jimmy McRae, Russel Brookes, Austin MacHale and Erwin Weber won their share of titles from 1983 to 1986 while driving Mantas. The Opel alloy-headed four measures 2410 cc (95 mm by 85 mm) and carries Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection to feed its 9.7:1 compression ratio and judging by the occasional run-on five star would not be unacceptable to Opel engineers. ONLY SELLS THE DECAL. Since 1981, both the Group 4 Ascona B 400 and the future Group B contender, the Manta B 400, had been developed simultaneously for use in the World Rally Championship and other rally series. Overview System … Well, this 550 Maranello is proving as lovely as I’d hoped. Produced Opel Manta with engines of 1.6 and 1.9 liters, the last - in small batches.Engine capacity of 1.6 allowed to a live axle, coil springs and Bilstein gas shock absorbers. He enjoys a retro hot hatch and has a penchant for Porsches. Though driver Jimmy McRae was using the Opel Ascona 400 at the time, Tony Fall felt he could turn the Mantra into a competitive vehicle. That car – the European version of the Vauxhall Cavalier – achieved some WRC success, piloted by the legendary Walter Röhrl. For road testing journalist there was many disappointments, but for the buying public there were frequent disasters that have made it harder and harder to sell such cars. It’s less intimidating than a contemporary 911, but no less rewarding. Free shipping . 2. Previous Motorsport Auctions Listing. Number of Times Viewed: 6881. This content requires a game (sold separately). front ventilated disks 271/279/289mm diameter with 2 or 4 piston calipers, rear ventilated disks 271/277mm diameter with 2 or 4 piston calipers, cable handbrake. ESCALA - SCALE - SCALA - ECHELLE - SCALE - ESCALA 1/43 ***** SOLO SE VENDE LA CALCA. Inside, LHD and a 220 kph speedometer confronted us. Manual Petrol 1980 16,549 KM. This Manta B GSi was delivered new in Spain. A V12 Ferrari with an open-gate manual gearbox? Tweet. Rally day Due Castelli 2020. Those steroidal wheelarches stretch over wider Ronal alloys, while a jutting spoiler sits atop the bootlid. Opel Manta 400. Not that they cheat more than the rest, just that the cars were often too uncivilised and too unreliable to drive on the road. If necessary fourth gear can be used smoothly from 1,500 rpm, below that the engine pulls well but there’s a lot of vibration within. $95.20. Its V12 is simply sublime, piling on speed in a linear rush to the redline. We could fairly say that the Manta had been driven through the full gamut of weather and mad conditions by the clew of our four day, two night sojourn in England, Wales and Southern Scotland. The Renault 5 Turbo and the Audi quattro are both genuinely advanced vehicles that give perfectly adequate everyday performance with proper warranty and service support in their countries of origin. At 1,335kg, it was at least 50kg lighter too. Unconfirmed at press time was the expectation that Opel will also run a prototype Manta in Britain with the Ferguson four-wheel drive system, running within the national rally championship. Opel Manta 2.0S Combi Coupe Unieke Creatie. Has had the engine / box /axle changed to run something more suitable for clubman rallying, but the car could easily put back to original (historic rally) spec at a later date if required. This can be explained since only 200 cars needed to be built for Group B homologation (it was 400 for Group 4). From the driver’s seat peak power appears to drop very sharply over 5,500 rpm, the maximum is placed at 5,200 and amounts to 144 bhp, or one horsepower more than BMW’s 2.3-litre six as used in the 323i. € 11,750.- 94,556 km 06/1980 107 kW (145 hp) Antique / Classic 2 previous owners Manual Gasoline -/- (l/100 km) -/- (CO2/km) Alexander Strik Auto's. That would be enough to praise, if it was not for the fact that the four provides a constant stream of torque between 2,000 and 5,000 rpm. The Opel Manta B 400 however proved to be a major contender in national rallies where the level of competition was lower and featuring similar opposition. $1.49. Opel Manta 400 Group B Rallycar RHD Advert ID: 44028 Serious Offers. Ronal alloy wheels continue as before, but the five spoke design is 8×15 102 rather than the Ascona‘s 65 and carried enormous Pirelli P7 radials of 225/50 VR section, instead of the rather badly abused P6s I tried in 1980. With more plastic parts homologated and the Manta body, we should be able to get it at 980 kg, which is considerably less than most of our rivals”. This is fortunate for second that has a job of providing much over 55 mph, so you tend to rip third’s enormous range between 45 and fourth the equivalent of 100 to 110 mph. You have entered an incorrect email address! Buy. Overview The i300 was produced from 1984 along side the i200 and i240, It was fitted with the straight 6, 3.0 litre engine taken from the larger Opel models such as the Omega. Great Britain. However, many Ferrari experts, including Ed Callow of Collecting Cars, reckon the 550 is  a sweeter drive. Opel Manta 400. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Hoping to accomplish this task in just a few months, it took until 1983 before FISA gave the official stamp of … Rallye Sanremo 1983 #7 Toivonen H. - Gallagher F. 1:43. Yet there is a manufacturer planning to move into the four-wheel drive turbocharged, mid-engine exotica world of Group B with an old formula. Opel Manta 400 - #29. It struggled to match its AWD competitors, with an AWD Opel Manta prototype being developed briefly before the project was brought to a close. Croatia others 2020. The Opel Manta Group B produced 275hp, offering excellent traction in the dry. – Shrine Article Featured in Motor Sport Magazine, – Shrine Article Featured in Octane Magazine, – ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018: Celebrating the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, – The Story Behind the GM-owned Peugeot 205 T16s at Barrett-Jackson & Motostalgia Auctions, – Audi quattro Group S Proto: Official Specs Released to the Shrine by Audi Tradition, 4S “phase 3” with Cosworth “crossflow” cylinder head, I-4, DOHC 16v, gas, ZF hypoid bevel gears, 75% limited slip rear differential, steel monocoque chassis. The second car to use the Manta name was launched in August 1975. I am prejudiced against large four-cylinder engines. The accent was on driving pleasure over challenging B-roads, or those of lesser status down to forestry tracks. OPEL MANTA 400. The 550 morphed into the 575M from 2002. – and you’d have needed £62,500 for the 24,000-mile example here – the 550 suits darker colours such as this Blu Tour de France, rather than trad-Ferrari Rosso Corsa. Russelsheim plans to run two cars in the World Championship next year for 1980 World Champion Walter Röhrl who won the Acropolis for Opel in 1974 and will be an Ascona and subsequent Manta 400 for Jimmy McRae, 1981 British Champion, and it is to be hoped he will also get some overseas Championship chances too. Back in the mid-nineties, the Club Sport was a hefty £5,000 cheaper than a standard 968. Up u… The wide arch body kit and decals were optional items fitted out of factory by German tuner Irmscher. As per Art. The handling improvement seems entirely due to those P7s. The first configuration, received the token "A", was introduced in 1970. Opel’s use of a conventional rear-wheel drive production car would however make it almost instantly obsolete to the bespoke Group B competition. Optional body kit consisting of; double unequal wishbones with coil springs, Bilstein gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar. Otto 1/18 Scale Model OT245 - Opel Manta 400 GRP B Safari 1985 1/18 Scale Resin Model by Otto Models. Plastic wheel arch extensions and large spoilers front and rear are the work of West German specialists Irmscher. On slower corners you notice that even the heaviest braking fails to lock a front wheel (a rarity amongst 1981-82 European mass production cars with their braking bias set lineally forward and that the cut-wilt turn-in with the kind of breathtaking precision that should be right with such wide wheels and pedigree Pirellis. The final drive ratio for our car was a 3.18;1 and this provides the rpm. 1. class 4. The Vauxhall equivalent of the Manta was the Cavalier Mk1 Sports Hatch and Cavalier Mk1 Coupe. It’s backed by Top Gear presenter Chris Harris and always has a diverse selection of classics consigned for sale. The BOX is in EXCELLENT condition, slight wear. The Manta sold for £57,500 in the online auction – a relative bargain for such a rare homologation hero. Opel Manta 400 Tour de Corse - Rallye de France 1983 #6 Fréquelin G. - Fauchille J. 33 LOMBARD RAC RALLY 1984. Look at the torque of the Opel and the BMW and you see the real difference character: the Opel offers 155 lb-ft torque at 3,800 rpm, while the BMW’s 115 cc less provides 140 lb-ft at 4,500 rpm. You want no back seats, fewer luxuries and fabric door-pulls? Another interesting project was started at Opel around the same time that the Manta B 400 was being finalised: the Kadett D 400. RUSSELL BROOKES - MIKE BROAD. Look also at the Granada and BMW 2.8s, now on the right side of 23 mpg too, even driven hard. The homologation version of the Manta B 400 had most of the technical features of the rally car but with a luxury interior. Don’t hesitate to use the parking to find the car of your dreams. Launched in 1996, the 550 Maranello channelled the spirit of the classic 365 GTB/4 Daytona, with a 485hp naturally aspirated V12 beneath its long, elegant bonnet. Opel Manta 400. Nonetheless, the reward for getting it right is like little else. Imported new to Northern Ireland in early 1984 by Opel’s Manager of Sports Relations, Tony Fall, this Opel Manta 400 received a manufacturer-specification conversion to … ADZ 4575 | ? Opel Manta 400 Car Panels, Bodykits and Styling. From the era when Porsche charged LESS for a stripped-out car… pic.twitter.com/XIn1zCyvLr. Opel MANTA 2.0 S apk tot 21 oktober 2022 rijdt goed. The only highlight being a 3rd place podium at the year’s RAC Rally in the capable hands of Jimmy McRae. The Parking is a search engine for used cars, bringing together thousands of listings from all across the world. Buy. Retains all of the original features unique to the 400 including the 5-speed gearbox and 5-stud Ronal wheels. Opel Manta CC GTE 2,0 E. Add to list Added to list. Fall was confident he could make the Manta competitive in a few months. In Germany the Manta 400 will cost approximately £9,500 and in the UK – probably a little over £12,000 so not too close to the Audi”. The Manta B 400, albeit it shares the “400” moniker with its sister car, the Ascona, was actually produced at 245 units. The Opel Manta 400 made its debut in the United Kingdom in 1981. Thigh-busting clutch and open-gate manual make you work for it, but the NA V12 is just glorious. More about the Opel Manta 400 car. I was told. $124.99. live axle with 4 longitudinal links, panhard rod, coil springs and Bilstein telescopic gas shock absorbers. 4.1.4 to FIA Appendix K: For any homologated car, the HTP must be accompanied by an ASN certified copy (printed on FIA stamped/watermarked paper with an ASN additional authentication) of the car’s original Homologation Form or a ASN certified copy (printed on FIA stamped/watermarked paper with an ASN additional authentication) of the car’s Retrospective Homologation Form. The 1982 FISA regulations insist on manufacturers producing 200 of the basic vehicle they want to homologate in Group B, the category from which outright international rally winners will almost always come. Opel Manta 400. developed by Shacki 2006 - 2020. 1:43. Change Location. 00032. Such consumption reflects how hard European manufacturers have been working to extract efficiency from performance cars as well as the ostensible economy cars. OPEL MANTA 400. It seems more readily available than in the Ascona, with a lot less wind noise in evidence at any speed up to this point. RHD conversion by N I Vauxhall Dealers, Pentlands. Pirelli’s stiff, low-profile, construction naturally does nothing to help a live-axle car skip over bumps, without the occasional jarring thump reaching through the seat back. CALCA - DECAL -DECALCOMANIA - DECALQUE - ABZIEHBILD - DECALQUE. ), Group B – The rise and fall of rallying’s wildest cars (English), Group 4 – From Stratos to quattro (English), (C) Rally car article, homologation car, & specifications by Jay Auger – website owner & author, The Rally Group B Shrine mainly relies on the generosity of good people to fund its operations. It wasn’t always this way, though. NUR verkauft die DECAL. IXO RAC250. When the Manta 400 was made each of the cars panels were hand fitted as it was a small run homologation special, this has never been a mass produced kit, and so fitment of these panels to a road car requires a high level of skill. The Renault is obviously the less versatile of the two in terms of accommodation and so on, but looked at as a sports car, two-seater, it achieves a convincing road-going role. Model Opel Manta - passenger sports car of the German company Opel, manufactured in 1970-1988 years. It struggled to match its AWD competitors, with an AWD Opel Manta prototype being developed briefly before the project was brought to a close. Marlboro Safari Rally 1985 Add to list Added to list. WIA 9855 | ? Was equipped with a body "pure coupe" 2+2 with round double headlamps, front and rear. A single plate, nine inch diameter clutch transmits the Manta’s power to the Getrag Monza specification five speed. It’s not short on straight-line speed, either: 0-62mph takes 4.4sec and top speed is 199mph. 1. class B12 1. […] version a new name and moved production to Stuttgart, which is good enough for us. Opel Manta 2.0 GSI 1988 54.319 km Unique This Opel Manta 2.0 GSi was built in 1988 and is a unique classic because of its low mileage of 54.319 kilometers. $1.49. Here a few highlights from those listings, starting with the Opel…. Dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear. It’s also responsible for some of the most pulse-spiking machines ever to wear number plates. shipping: + $19.97 shipping . – but it’s beautifully balanced, the weighty steering alive with textured feedback. Where do we sign? Factor in a 10mm suspension drop and a pair of fixed-back Recaros, and the result was B-road bliss. Legend Boucles à Bastogne 2020. Recent examples of the art have been better — Vauxhall and Talbot made genuine efforts to produce roadworthy cars from their Chevette HS2300 and 2.2-litre Sunbeam Lotus models, but too often the cars have been too rowdy and generally uncivilised to act as anything more than a competition base: and then you would be better off building from a basic body in most cases. The most welcome change inside, compared to the Ascona, was to find a five-speed gearbox nestling to hand in place of the previous four-speed. The main benefit of the Manta 400 over Ascona, for us on the competitions side, will be that of weight. In the 1982 season, since the Ascona gave the Audi quattro a very good fight, there was high hopes that the new Manta, upgraded to the more permissive Group B rules, would yet remain competitive even though it sported a classic rear-wheel drive layout and a naturally-aspirated engine. Fully restored to show standard in 2005 with a photographic record. The Manta inspected first to be seen internationally on the Acropolis Rally and on the Scottish home International in June. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Last year we were struggling to get 20 mpg. The ratios? Irmscher designed the exterior and interior of the Manta 400. There is evidence that Opel have taken a careful look at Audi quattro marketing and decided they must not be too close to the four-wheel drive, turbocharged wunderwagen. As a road car the Manta 400 has to be judged in the light of its price. FRONT: 195/60 VR 14 – 225/50 VR 15 (optional), REAR: 195/60 VR 14 – 225/50 VR 15 (optional). Buy as gift. By then, Opel’s international efforts were basically abandoned in favour of developing a four-wheel drive and bespoke Group B supercar of their own: the Kadett E 4S. Launched in 1996, the 550 Maranello channelled the spirit of the classic 365 GTB/4 Daytona, with a 485hp naturally aspirated V12 beneath its long, elegant bonnet. In fact it looks as though that arch six cylinder supporter, BMW, may also be forced to follow along this road in the future, primarily looking for low speed torque, low unit weight and outstanding mpg. – a relative bargain for such a rare homologation hero. It sold for £40,500, including the ‘A968 POR’ registration plate. In mid-1983, as part of GM’s continued international motorsport branding effort, Opel officially made the transition into Group B from the Group 4 Ascona B 400 with its upgraded sister car, the Manta B 400. However, in its inaugural 1983 WRC season, the Manta was instantly outclassed and could only watch the fight between Audi and Lancia without being able to truly impose itself. 33 RALLY OF 1000 LAKES 1983. OPEL MANTA 400. he opined – but I think the slightly offset, and wider, rear track has helped the handling a lot. For the rest, the specifications of the two sister cars were very similar, including use of the same engine. 2020. Any garage or competent amateur will be able to easily complete the job. A post shared by Tim Pitt (@timpitt100) on May 9, 2019 at 7:56am PDT. From the January 1982 issue of Motor Sport Magazine (spell-checked & corrected). 1/4. Opel Manta Classic Cars for Sale. Henry de Frahan Patrick − De Dryver Emile. As such, the company spawned lesser iterations with the likes of the i400/i200, both which strongly resembled the top of the line Manta GSi mainstream production model but with the option to add the B 400’s exterior appearance. Tim has been our Managing Editor since 2015. https://rallygroupbshrine.org/the-group-b-cars/rally-cars/opel-manta-b400 within {{ yearLabel }} to {{ vehicleLabel }} + … Even though the running gear is no similar (four-wheel disc brakes — vented at the front, coil springs, Bilstein gas dampers, the same 144 horsepower engine) the Manta feels totally different to the Ascona. Please be aware that the fitment of the kit depends hugely on the condition of the donor car being used. The Manta continues with the garish side stripes and the top half of the 400 symbol (400 was originally the number of Asconas that had to be made for homologation). Its clutch demands a determined shove, and that thin metal wand needs careful guidance across the gate. This listing was previously advertised on Motorsport Auctions. Instrumentation continues to be comprehensive and like that of the previous topline Manta — the 110 bhp injected E. That means a 7,000 rpm tachometer (redline around 6,200 rpm, 8 to 16 volt dial, matching water temperature, oil pressure (0-5 bar) and fuel tank contents minor instrumentation. 40. Very few corners demand first gear. Porsche is masterful at charging more for less. FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN – The Shrine Needs Your Support! For our money – and you’d have needed £62,500 for the 24,000-mile example here – the 550 suits darker colours such as this Blu Tour de France, rather than trad-Ferrari Rosso Corsa. Yet the Opel does an admirable job of providing real overtaking punch — I can believe the maker’s claim of 0-60 mph in little more than 7 seconds — and reasonable economy. EK 599 AW | ? Lombard RAC Rally 1985 #11 Brookes R. - Broad M. Night version. may require some minor working before painting (seams may need smoothing down etc). In road-going guise, the fuel-injected Manta makes a modest 144hp, although a dry weight of 1,128kg means acceleration is brisk. Advert Began: Sep 8, 2020, 11:14. $1.49. Certain bumpers / spoilers / wings etc. It’s less intimidating than a contemporary 911, but no less rewarding. This topic is categorised under: Vehicles » Cars » Opel Manta 400 This allows pretty well any gear below fourth to provide genuine pulling power when the road is unexpectedly clear ahead, or when a corner tightens after a brow. But the rear-driven Manta found itself immediately outclassed by four-wheel-drive rivals, including the all-conquering Quattro. Externally the two-door Manta body adds wheel arch extensions in ABS plastic compared to Ascona, but loses the front wing strakes that descended to Opel via BMW’s CSL. Belgium others 2020. The Opel Manta 400 can be used in all rally locations through My Team, Custom and Time Trial. Overseas homologation specials have been getting better. capability of 130 continued mph in top gear though the most we saw indicated was around 120 mph. (learn more). Though 2.4-litres from four cylinders was thought large when Opel produced their Cosworth-aided four-valve per cylinder unit in 1979, current thinking from Porsche (944) and the 230E Mercedes models show that “big fours” have a lot more life left in a fuel economy era. […]. Just keep your grubby mitts off that cream leather. With just 41,000 miles on the clock, this 968 had been in storage for the past four years. Although I enjoyed the Manta and was very impressed with its handling, seating comfort and mpg performance balance, there is no way I could ever see myself parting with that sort of money for this car unless I either lived in Ireland, or the Isle of Man, where it would be most enjoyable in everyday use or I was a keen road rally competitor who wanted an interesting dual purpose vehicle. A constant indicated 100 mph at 4,000 rpm would be the natural gait in Germany but a steady 75 mph and 3,000 revs, is a pace the British police seem happiest at. Show event only. $112.00. In 1979, Opel collaborated with German tuner Irmscher and Cosworth in UK to create the Opel Manta 400. Vende apenas o DECALQUE. All brands, trademarks, and visual media are the property of their respective owners. The Manta was also a bit longer and lower, with its engine sitting a bit further back in the chassis, the latter upgraded to “phase 3” to help increase its reliability while producing a bit more horsepower than its predecessor. Naturally the tyres tend also to follow any ridges in the road. See System Requirements. Most spell-checkers don’t recognise the word ‘homologation’, but most car enthusiasts surely do. NUR verkauft die DECAL . Marlboro Safari Rally 1984 #10 Aaltonen R. - Drews L. 1:43. – despite the presence of a conventional rear-wheel drive production car would however make it almost instantly obsolete to bespoke. 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