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Vauxhall Nova GTE
Year Introduced 1983
Kerb Weight 780kg
Engine Type Straight 4
Valves 16 valve
Cylinders 4 cylinder
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Displacement 1998 cc
Drive FWD
Transmission 5 speed Semi-Automatic
Engine Location Front Mounted
BHP 200
Torque (lbs/ft) N/A
Wheel Power N/A
BHP/Ton 261
0-60mph 5.4s
0-100mph 13.8s
60-100mph 8.4s
1/4 Mile 13.31s
Terminal Speed 105mph
Top Speed (mph) 130
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Description
A dedicated track Nova with a C20XE conversion. Very quick through the corners!!
Modifications

Engine:
Vauxhall C20XE 1998cc 16v
Lightened Flywheel
Mocal 13 Row Oil Cooler
Fuel Swirl Pot
Ashley Exhaust Manifold
Infinity Stainless Steel Three Box 2.5" Exhaust System (Centre exit)
Modified breather in the cam cover
Twin 9" Tripac Electric Cooling Fans
SBD's TP208 Kit
- MBE 967 Engine Management System
- Tapered Throttle Bodies
- ARP Rod Bolts
- Wasted Spark Ignition
- ITG Air Filer

Transmission:
Quaife Close Ration Straight Cut Box
- Final Drive Ratio 4.2
- 1st Gear 2.54 ~ 48mph
- 2nd Gear 1.76 ~ 70mph
- 3rd Gear 1.42 ~ 88mph
- 4th Gear 1.19 ~ 105mph
- 5th Gear 0.958 ~ 130mph

Quaife ATB Limited Slip Differential
Rose Jointed Gear Linkage

Suspension:
Nylon Bushes Throughout
Eccentric Spherical Bearing Top Mounts
AVO Coilovers
- Front Spring Rate 350lb
- Rear Spring Rate 250lb
Strut Braces Front & Rear

Brakes:
Goodridge Braided Brake Lines
HiSpec Billet 4 Callipers with 288mm Drilled Discs
Mintex M1144 Pads

Interior:
4 Point TRS Harnesses
Cobra Imola 2 Bucket Seats
Sparco Rollcage
Internal Break Lines
Internal Fuel Lines
All interior trim and brackets stripped out including the dashboard
Passenger Foot Rest
Battery (Red Top 25) relocated to a battery box in the rear
Internal linkage from a Vauxhall Cavalier
Spare Wheel Well Removed

Exterior:
Fibreglass Bonnet
Fibreglass Tailgate
Heated Windscreen
Polycarbonate Windows
Front Splitter
Rear Diffuser
Single windscreen wiper
All the metal has been removed from the front & rear bumpers

Wheels:
15" Corsa SXI wheels with 195/50R15 Toyo R888 Tyres
15" Team Dynamics Motorsport wheels with 190/580R15 Hankook Ventus Slicks
16" Team Dynamics Monza wheels with 195/45/R16 Goodyear Eagle F1 GSD3 Tyres
Photo Gallery
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Videos
Retro and Sportscar Action Day Castle Combe 14/06/2008
In car footage taken from a Vauxhall Nova running a 2l 16v engine.
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