When I was young, I lusted after an Opel GT (GM Germany's little 5/8 scale model Corvette) because I knew that I would never be able to afford a real Corvette. (How the world changes!) I confess: I still think that this was a brilliant design for a car. If I were fabulously rich, I would be tempted to start a company that would build something just like the Opel GT, but with modern technology. I think the 2.8 liter or 3.1 liter GM V6 would fit in place of the 1.9 liter four cylinder that came in them--and you would have a car that both extremely fast and with very good gas mileage. But alas, I am not that rich, and besides, who would want a fast, stylish, high gas mileage sports car? No one, except me and a couple of other kooks.
Anyway, I saw this 1972 Opel GT being offered for sale on eBay, and all I could think was, wow! What great shape this is in!