Opel blitz discovered after more than 30 years in backyard

Einbeck, 6 March 2017

So explosive as the takeover of Opel by PSA is not the message though, but vintage car fans will enjoy anyway: after more than 30 years, Opel was now discovered Flash in a backyard. The yellow truck was under a tarp forgotten in a Hall in the middle of the city of Einbeck (50 kilometres south of Hanover). Now comes the good bit in the PS. Memory, a classic car Museum in Einbeck.

Converted to the tow truck

The car has the year of 1955 and was admitted for the first time on 21 February 1956 as coal wagons in Kassel. As a used car he came in 1961 for 1.200 DM in the possession of the car House Albert B├╝chner KG and was converted to the tow truck. The dealership became a garage for chipcards, and the Opel blitz was forgotten. Thirty years after he had pulled the last time the ignition key out of the lock, reeds of the cars fell Herbert again. He had spoken with the vintage collector Karl-Heinz Radhakrishnan head, the founder of the PS. Memory. It was not long before, and Reed gave the Museum the car.

To visit from April 1st

The 60-year-old truck was recovered by volunteers of the Museum. With heavy equipment and lots of muscle power, he was gently brought out of the corner, where he had been so long. The car will be officially handed over on April 1, 2017. If all goes well, then also the 62 HP 2.5 liter engine of the vintage car for the first time will be to hear again for many years. (sl)