2010 Opel Insignia OPC Rüsselsheim. The high performance version of the Car of the Year 2009 will be unveiled on May 7, when the Opel Insignia OPC premieres at the Barcelona Motor Show, ten years after the launch of the first OPC model (Opel Performance Center). The heart of the Insignia OPC is its 2.8 …

2003 Opel Insignia Concept In addition to its progressive, elegant and dynamic design, the Insignia features numerous innovations including extensive use of LED lighting technology and unique pantograph-action doors and tailgate. Further highlights include the versatile interior layout and excellent driving dynamics. Says Opel’s Chairman and Managing Director, Carl-Peter Forster: ‘The Insignia is not an …

2003 Opel GTC Geneve Opel is giving a preview of its future designs with the debut of the GTC Genève concept car – GTC stands for Gran Turismo Compact – at the 73rd Geneva Inter-national Motor Show (March 6th to 16th 2003). Taut lines, clear surfaces, three-dimensional headlights, wide wheelarches and crafted details are the …

2007 Opel GTC Concept 2007-03-05 – Russelsheim/Geneva. The world premiere of the GTC Concept (Gran Turismo Coupe) at the 77th Geneva Motor Show gives an insight into how dynamic and refreshing Opel’s new design language will look in the future. This concept car demonstrates the new interpretation of the Opel brand,” explains Alain Visser, Executive …

2010 Opel Flextreme GT/E Opel will unveil its Flextreme GT/E concept car at the 80th Geneva Motor Show (March 4 – 14), that will boost the company’s credentials as a leader in green technologies, offering expressive design with efficient environmental performance – and engineered with German precision. In Opel’s strategy for achieving more independence from …

1996 Opel Calibra V6 4×4 In 1996 Opel was one of three manufacturers entering the International Touring Car Championship. Due to the rising costs of dealing with the FIA, this series was cancelled only after one year.

1993 Opel Calibra V6 The special exhibition also features other iconic cars from Opel. The youngest is the 170 hp Calibra V6, introduced 20 years ago and built from 1993 to 1997. The Opel Calibra was the most successful sports coupé of the 1990s and 238,647 units were built during its seven-year production run. This …

1991 Opel Calibra Turbo The Opel Calibra is a coupé, which was engineered and produced by German automaker Opel between 1989 and 1997, but sold until 1999 in the United Kingdom as the Vauxhall Calibra by Vauxhall. It was also marketed as the Chevrolet Calibra in South America by Chevrolet, and the Holden Calibra in …

2001 Opel Astra X-Treme Concept The very best of motor sport engineering applied to a road car, a tempting concept that was born into Opel’s motor sport department in 1999. The idea was a natural next step after the company showed an Astra Coupé race car design study, then a vision of the competition car …

2005 Opel Astra VXR 2005-09-02-The VXR is the ultimate expression of new Astra. Taking the name of the VX Racing Astras, four-times winners of the British Touring Car Championship, the VXR has the power and performance figures which were reserved for supercars just a few years ago. Designed and tuned in the UK, Astra VXR …

2004 Opel Astra HPC Concept Russelsheim. In addition to the new Astra GTC and the Astra GTC with the new panorama windshield, Opel presents a third world premiere at this year’s Paris Motor Show: the Astra High Performance Concept. The power-red-lacquered design study based on the three-door model demonstrates the dynamic potential of the new …

1923→1932 OM 665 ‘Superba’ In 1923, Officine Meccaniche started production of the Tipo 665 or Superba with side-valve, 6-cylinder engine. This model became one of Italy’s foremost sports cars and as a result they were sold all over Europe. The car was based off the four-cylinder OM 469 of 1922, but featured a new side-valve, …

The Gymkhana THREE Fiesta, designed by DC, is emblazoned with similar livery to Block’s Monster World Rally Team Rally America Fiesta and his Focus RS WRC; however, the “drip pattern” livery is larger and more pronounced than the rally car’s design. The carbon fiber hydraulic e-brake handle has been changed to a custom-made metal piece, …

2010 Olsbergs MSE Fiesta MkVll Ford has announced the new Fiesta will make its American motorsports debut at the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb on July 19. Two specially modified Fiestas will be entered by Sweden’s Olsberg Motor Sport Evolution team, with manger Andreas Eriksson and professional rally driver Marcus Grönholm taking the wheel. They’ve …

2013 OlsbergsMSE Fiesta ST GRC In many ways the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST is a race car built for the street; Global RallyCross Championship (GRC) fans will soon get an up-close view of the same car built exclusively for competition at the Chicago Auto Show. With Ford’s global launch of Fiesta ST under way, Ford …

1959 Old Yeller II The Old Yeller story is one of passion, performance and determination. At the center of these cars was Max Balchowsky who took on the best in the business with his motoring equivalent of a mutt. From their outward appearance, cars like Old Yeller II appeared crude, but all of the Yellers …

1967 Oldsmobile Toronado In Detail price $ $ $4 812 USD engine V8 valvetrain OHV displacement 6965 cc / 425.0 in³ bore 105.0 mm / 4.13 in stroke 101.0 mm / 3.98 in compression 10.5:1 power 287.1 kw / 385.0 bhp @ 4800 rpm specific output 55.28 bhp per litre bhp/weight bhp per tonne torque …

2000 Oldsmobile Profile Concept The Precision Control System includes wheel speed sensors at all four wheels, a steering wheel angle sensor and yaw rate and lateral acceleration sensors that determine independent application of any or all of the brakes. In Detail engine Supercharged V6 valvetrain 3 Valves / Cyl displacement 3500 cc / 213.6 in³ …

2001 Oldsmobile O4 Concept This concepts name plays off the chemical symbol ‘O’ for oxygen and the numeral 4, the passenger capacity of the vehicle The exterior and interior shapes were created jointly with Turin-based Bertone, the traditionally exotic italien designer The 04 borrows its’ chassis from the Opel Astra The controls and gauges are …

1910 Oldsmobile Limited Meant to compete with companies such as Packard, Peerless and Pierce-Arrow, the Oldsmobile Limited was prestigious luxury cruiser. It was built only two years after GM purchased Oldsmobile and represented both company’s top product. Due to slow production required with the design, the model was named after its limited availability. Based on …

1986 Oldsmobile Incas Concept The 1986 Oldsmobile Italdesign Incas concept featured a quad turbo inline-4 engine, and featured a displacement ratio of 2260 cc and 137.9 cubic inches. 175.2 inches in length, the Incas are 72.8 inches in width and 49.2 inches high. Featuring 4wd driven wheels, the ’86 Incas had a 113.2 inch wheelbase. …

1953 Oldsmobile Fiesta Convertible Offered at Gooding & Co’s 2010 Scottsdale Auction and was not sold with a high bid of $130,000 USD. Auction description follows: Auction Description When it was first restored in 1983, the Fiesta presented here was a very healthy and complete, one-owner car. The owner at the time, a noted Oldsmobile …

1954 Oldsmobile F-88 Roadster In the late fifties, Harley Earl, Bill Mitchell, Ken Pickering and Zora Duntov were creating a roadster for Oldsmobile. They began the project by designing several showcars which were breathtaking and daring, especially compared to the Oldmobile aesthetic. Due to the poor sales of the Corvette, the car which inspired these …

2000 Oldsmobile Alero OSV Concept   In Detail engine Supercharged Inline-4 displacement 2400 cc / 146.5 in³ compression 9.5:1 power 171.5 kw / 230.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm specific output 95.83 bhp per litre bhp/weight bhp per tonne torque 311.84 nm / 230.0 ft lbs @ 4100 rpm front tires 255/40ZR18 rear tires 255/40ZR18 front …

1987 Oldsmobile Aerotech ST In the late 1980s GM positioned to raise the performance pedigree of Oldsmobile with the Aerotech program. Three cars were made over a five year period that set many high speed endurance records. The first version know as the Short Tail (ST) was built around a March indycar chassis with an …

1949 Oldsmobile 88 Considered by some to be the first American muscle car, the ‘Rocket’ 88 marked the beginning of Oldsmobile’s performance history. The design was a simple idea of using combining Oldsmobile’s new Rocket V8 engine with the relatively light 76 chassis. Aimed at the youth market, the performance of the ’49 Oldsmobile was …

1970 Oldsmobile 442 W30 Oldsmobile’s King of the Hill. The 1970 W30 is one of the quickest production Olds ever built.   Auction Sales History 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 – sold for $32,000 442 W-30. Matching numbers engine. Automatic. Air conditioning. New paint. Auction Source: Kissimmee 2014, #WhereTheCarsAre by Mecum 1970 Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Convertible – …

1971 Oldmosbile 442 W30 Built as a response to the Pontiac GTO, Oldsmobile prepared the 442 as a performance option on the Cutlass. Introduced in 1964, it was continually updated, receiving the big-block engines in 1965 and a performance option called the W30. From 1968 through 1971, the 442 was a model in its own …

2000 Oettinger TT 1.8 T   In Detail engine Turbocharged Inline-4 valvetrain DOHC 5 Valves / Cyl displacement 1781 cc / 108.7 in³ bore 81 mm / 3.19 in stroke 86.4 mm / 3.4 in power 186.4 kw / 250.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm specific output 140.37 bhp per litre bhp/weight bhp per tonne torque …