The two-seater sports coupe Opel GT from the 60s/70s is now considered classics and is a popular classic cars, like the Porsche 912 or the Mercedes-Benz / 8th Although the Gran Turismo, which was produced in accordance with the American Chevrolet Corvette, was only built 1968-1973, the designers managed 100,000 units of the vehicle manufacture. Characteristic of the coupe - in addition to his waist shaped body (Coke-bottle shape) - the side wegdrehenden folding headlights, also called " sleep eyes " called. At the beginning there were two variants of the vehicle: the 1100 and the Opel GT Opel GT in 1900. The 1.1 - liter four-cylinder engine in the GT 1100 reached its 60 hp top speed of 155 km / h while in 1900 abolished the 90 hp starke1.9-liter engine of the GT 185 km / hr. 1970 Opel GT 1100 was replaced by the Opel GT / J. The GT / J had the engine of the Opel GT 1900 but could be offered at a significantly lower price because of the slimmer equipment. All Opel GT models were rear-wheel drive and equipped with a four-speed gearbox. The models GT 1900 GT / J were available on request with a three-speed automatic. The Opel GT is an age of about 30 years, officially a classic car and can be driven with an H-plate. From 2007 to 2009, a sports car with the nickname of Opel GT was built, which should connect to the classics : the Opel GT roadster. However, the sports car could not achieve sales success, so the production was discontinued in the summer of 2009.