Opel GT (1968), Speedster and even, to a lesser extent, Tigra, the manufacturer to the Eclair has always had a crush on these cars combining fun and sportsmanship. But that was before the Opel catalog becomes more rational and, to put it more frankly, much less funny. It has not only disadvantages since it is likely that severe that allowed the Astra last to win the title of Car of the Year 2016, seven years after that of the Insignia.
We can nevertheless rejoice to see enthroned on the stand of the German manufacturer of the curves GT concept, picked up his bow and his long bonnet; a flamboyant style is reviving the tradition of sporty coupe two places dear to the brand.
A short drive to the original specifications since it features a three-cylinder 1.0 turbo 145 horsepower, able to bring the beast to 215 km / h with a weight content of the ton. That would make an attractive sports car to fill the niche left vacant by the Smart Roadster, just under the windows of the Mazda MX-5. Alas, it is probably wishful thinking since Opel seems to pout when presented with the idea of continuing delirium until the series.