For example, the popular Opel Rekord 1700 P1 was named in the 60s. His panoramic windscreen was already graceful and the four-door version gave the necessary convenience to comfortable transportation. The performances were not even wrong for his time. The four-cylinder 1680cc engine moved the 910 kilogram heavy coach to a maximum speed of 130 km / h.
Special is that the license plate of the Opel Rekord 1700 P1 indicates 1958, while according to other information the four-door only appeared in 1959. Anyone who can provide clarity about this could do so via the comments at the bottom of this message.
What is certain is that the middle class in 1989 crossed the border to the Netherlands. This Opel Rekord 1700 P1 was still in a standard color. But there were also cars that could be supplied in two colors. Of course this 'Sonderausstattung' was at extra cost. In addition, a saving model with an efficient 1200 cc engine was also available in the initial production period. But this disappeared from the price lists after a few years.
This reliable and comfortable car has now been stationary for a longer period of time. The aim is to include it in a small historical museum that shows the development of the cars in the 60s and 70s. There are many in the past who have owned an Opel. It is and remains a brand with many followers. We are therefore sure that the classic Opels can be admired for years to come, in the museum or - better still - on the road.
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