Opel Blitz, the 'ball head' from 1960

Opel Blitz

You will receive special items on the site from every day Auto Motor Klassiek. This 'ball head' Opel Blitz is a good example of this. 

By: Dirk de Jong

Bodywork shops converted the standard Opel Blitz truck into rescue vehicles. This one Opel Blitz was a fire truck during his working life. 

Kees Esman recalled history and restored this Opel with a double cabin. This special Opel Blitz was built from 1953 to 1960. This way you can still enjoy the design and design from the fifties. 


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  1. The gearbox of an Opel Blits was usually a manual three-speed gearbox and these gearboxes were used in the Speedway and autorodeo. As a result, thick 120km per hour could be achieved in first gear.

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