Good wine needs no wreath. That certainly applies to this cream-white Opel Kadett, which sees the sunlight again after many years. In the bygone years, the car was a formidable competitor to the Volkswagen Beetle. The style was much more modern and more appealing to many.
By: Dirk de Jong
The new owner of the Kadett, Sieds van Dellen, is of the younger generation, but his father remembers well how much alive the Opel generation was at the time. As far as we know, the previous owner kept the Opel in the garage for no less than 10 years before it was sold.
The European King-size compact
It is only 3,92 cm long, but the interior and luggage compartment are remarkably spacious. As Opel put it in its commercials at the time: The Opel Kadett is a luxury car in every way. Everything is included in the equipment. (Even a car heater!!) The finish meets the highest demands, it is pleasant to drive.
The photos prove how the car was cherished in the past. The finish is still very beautiful, the paintwork shines. It is clear that the previous owner took great care of it. Look at the details, the chrome hubcaps, the wheel trim rings, the bumpers of old-fashioned chrome. This 56-year-old is even equipped with a metal sliding roof, so light and fresh air are guaranteed. It is still a car that you quickly embrace. It is economical, spacious, handy and even quite spicy.
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