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  • Opel Commodore AB 307571

    Opel Commodore A. Sporty six-cylinder luxury and triumph

    During the XNUMXs, the need for cars with high-performance six-cylinder engines grew. In West Germany in particular, the car with a six-cylinder on board was considered a prestige object. Opel did not miss that either. Rüsselsheim had already built up quite a reputation with the large KAD-Opels. At the same time, the gap between the large Opel models grew Read more

  • Opel Rekord 1700 restoration Dukes of Hazzard General Lee

    Opel Rekord 1700 restoration

    A few years ago, Erwin Roosink bought an almost written-off matt black Opel Rekord 1700 from 1971. And what do you do when you are a big fan of the television series Dukes of Hazzard? Right. Then you give that Opel the looks of the orange Dodge Charger from 1969. Read more

  • Opel Record E2

    Opel Rekord E2. Plush, no fuss with the better equipped Opel

    "Just act normal, then you're acting crazy enough." That is the motto of the Opel Rekord, an unpretentious working class hero. He shaves a report full of sevens and seven and a half. Without outliers up and down. Okay, in this Opel Rekord E2 2.0 S Berlina you experience a little more opulence. But he stays Read more

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    1900 Opel Rekord 1972 S Coupé auctioned at Catawiki

    At the moment, Catawiki is holding an auction for German oldtimers, among other things. And of course there is another special copy: an Opel Rekord D 1.9 Coupé - - from the first year of production of this generation and 110.000 kilometers on the odometer. What makes this car special is that it is a very early coupé from this generation of the Opel Rekord. This car was built during the early months of 1972. The first D models left the production line in December 1971. The first buyer of this Rekord ticked the most powerful 1.9 liter engine on the order form. That is the high compression engine with 97 DIN-HP, coupled to a manual gearbox with four gears. Read more

  • Opel Rekord 1700 P1

    Opel Rekord 1700 P1. Unbestritten schon

    This is how the popular Opel Rekord 1700 P1 was called in the 60s. Its panoramic windscreen was already graceful and the four-door version gave the necessary convenience to a comfortable transport. The performance was not even bad for its time. The four-cylinder 1680cc engine moved the 910 kilogram heavy carriage to a maximum speed Read more

  • Opel Rekord
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    Opel Rekord

    Opels are similar Opel's marketing people had also thought about it: there had to be a 'family feeling' to keep buyers with a brand. But within the family you had to be able to progress. And 1983 was the year of the new Opel Rekords. Opel has been using the name 'Rekord' since Read more

  • Opel Rekord

    Opel Rekord from 1964 ... Hopeless wreck?

    Finding a classic car in a world of clutter and rust? That is almost no longer possible, and yet you sometimes get a tip and go for it. For example, this '64 Opel Rekord was found at a trade in old metals, and it is old, the Opel is more than 50 years old Read more