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    Has anyone ever imported.......

    An Opel Kadett 200ts here or know of anyone that has?

    Any info would be great!

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    What spec is that, and where from?

    If Germany, i wouldnt expect it to be too hard to do so as i knew a few squadies who used to buy cars in Gremany
    Ibiza FR CR TDI with 203 BHP

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    It's a factory Mk3 turbo !!!! :shock: Awesome
    From South Africa.

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    Thats right mate it was a mk3 astra turbo.

    mk 3 with standard let. only available in south africa and only available in 5door.

    I want to import one.

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    As Coo says it is from South Africa. I believe one has been imported to the UK.

    The car was made, so that Delta South Africa (SA owner of Opel) could race it in Group N (South African equivalent of BTCC) so Delta Motorsport made a limited run of 100 (or maybe 250 can't remember how many they needed to make before they could race it, but then again it has been a while since I lived there!). Not that many are left as 15 were written off in the first 2 month of release. Delta recommended that you did the free Advanced driving course which they offered free before collecting the car. My cousin had one and let me drive it a few times, to say that the car was awesome was an understatement.

    He eventually got rid of it as he felt he would eventually kill himself in it due to it having so much power and his need to always use it! :shock:

    I really wanted one of these but I have unfortunately have seen the aftermath of an accident involving this car and the back of a truck (accident happened in Durban SA at a speed of over 220Kph according to the cops) which put me off.

    Still it is a great car if you can find one that has not been trashed!

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    Not quite a standard Let, as the engine, turbo and chassis/Brakes were totally redesigned in South Africa to handle the petrols and Altitudes. I have heard that the new turbos in the G have used some of the stuff from this engine.

    I'll see if I still have the brochure and the test report on the car lying around in my cupboard.

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    http://www.astra-gsi.de/geschich/turbo/turbo.htm

    pics here.

    204bhp and 206 torque.

    The engine had exacly the same power output.

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    Is that you teddy??

    Got a new car then??

    If its not the teddy that im thinking of - sorry!

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    Yes mate its me.

    The TXB on the Calibra Turbo went so i really want to import a 200ts to be totally different plus still have turbo power.

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    Teddy, I was going to suggest that site as the Second zip file is the Review from the Car magazine that I have lying around somewhere at home.

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