Vauxhall drag cars return to PVS 2012!
This feature is what PV was created for!!!! The famous 1/4 mile strip at Santa Pod will play host to the most amazing Vauxhall’s in the UK. Watch them tear up the strip, hit record speeds and burn some killer smoke!!
We have told you about the Red Victor 3 (click here for the full story), but we want to tell you more about what cars will be coming to Santa Pod.
The 1972 Vauxhall Ventora and ‘The Edge’, a 1979 Mk1 Cavalier, will be showing you 70s style combined with super speed!
Car: 1979 Mk1 Cavalier
Chassis: Fully tubed chassis with 9.3 litre chevy engine.
Power: 800 bhp and 760lb torque, there is also a nitrous kit on the car which will give another 400 bhp giving a total of about 1200 bhp. We run a 2 speed Powerglide transmission with transbrake and the car launches at about 4500 rpm.
PB: The car has run 8.84 secs at Pod with a 150 shot of NOS.
60ft time is 1.2 secs and it gets from 0-124 mph in 5.5 seconds and 153 mph in under 9 seconds
Vauxhall Ventora Drag Car:
Car: 1972 Vauxhall Ventora
Chassis: Steel body centre section with fibre glass front, doors and boot.
Exterior: Custom paint and airbrush Lexium windows, full tubed chassis built by Hauser Racing, front fuel cell, custom alluminium rad,
Engine: 468 big block chevy engine, Th400 gear box.5500 stool converter,
Rear End: Custom made prop shaft, strange rear axle, strange rear brakes and calipers,
Front: Strange front suspension legs, strange front brakes and calipers
Wheels: Pro star wheels rear tyres 32 x 14.5 x 15, front tyres 23 x 50 x 15,
PB is 9.48 @ 141 mph
For full details on when these cars will be running make sure you pick up a Show guide with the full event timetable.
Red Victor image courtesy of Ivan and Rose Sansom.
- Graeme Wilkinson – Vauxhall Viva HB
- James Jones – Corsa B 2.1
- Daniel Allard – Corsa D
- Luke Galyer – OEM+ Astra Van
- Michael Moore – OEM+ Vectra