The Opel classics have no more secrets. The division Classic in fact, it has officially launched virtual tours that retrace the almost 160 years of the brand’s history through the German manufacturer’s classic car collection. Initially, they will be four thematic tours which can be accessed strictly online, dedicated respectively to “Alternative engines”, “Rally”, “The Roaring Twenties” and “Mobility for millions”. We are talking about a new format with which Opel allows its visitors to admire the exhibition housed in the former K6 loading station of the Rüsselsheim factory at any time and any day of the year.
The “Alternative Engines” themed tour is about some unusual concept cars oi first electrical prototypes such as the 1990 Opel Impuls I and the hydrogen vehicles tested with great success, namely the Opel HydroGen from 1 to 4. The title “Rally” instead allows you to virtually view the legendary rally cars in the Opel Classic collection: historic cars are the cars by Walter Röhrl and that of Jochi Kleint. Also on display is the only Opel Kadett 4 × 4, designed for the World Rally and used in the Paris-Dakar rally, while the Opel ADAM R2 and the brand new Opel Corsa-e Rally represent the current era. the world’s first electric rally car. The third themed tour takes us to the “Roaring Twenties”, with an exhibition of racing bicycles, motorcycles and rocket-propelled airplanes. Final remarks for the “Mobility for millions” tour, which traces the history and evolution of the German brand’s range over the years.
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“These virtual tours will allow you to experience the very rich history of Opel comfortably from your home – commented Stephen Norman, Senior Vice President Sales, Aftersales and Marketing of the German brand – This is an experience that is not only aimed at car enthusiasts like me, but anyone who is interested in the history of a brand. People have vivid memories of their family Opel. Go on vacation. Visit relatives. Unlike others, for us the customer comes first. The Virtual Collection is the umpteenth demonstration of this assumption ”.