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Opel Record Coupé 1900 Sprint Series D

Lot reference 12564173

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Registered in Poland, after renovation, preserved in original condition, 43000 km, Certificate, Belgium

Body style: Coupé
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Colour: Brown
Year: 1972
Mileage in: kilometres
Mileage: 43000
Certificate available: Yes
Condition: In very good condition
Brand: Opel
Model Type: Rekord Coupe 1900 Sprint
Registration papers: with Polish registration
Country of location: Belgium

Opel Record Coupé 1900 Sprint Series D

Made in 1972
1900 S
Power: 97 hp
SPRINT version
Maximum speed: 160 – 170 km
The car is original in 100%. Only the grill and radio were replaced (the original ones are included in the offer)
Renovation in 2014 - photo documentation. Before the renovation the car was still in very good condition.
The upholstery is original, in beautiful condition.
The car comes from Belgium. Mileage is less than 50,000 km.
With two sets of wheels.
New vinyl top-roof.
The car has won numerous awards at rallies and exhibitions.
This copy certainly belongs to the group of the few cars of this model which are complete and in excellent condition. I recommend it.

The history of this model:

The New Record was designed by Charles M. Jordan. Stylistically this car was nothing like its predecessor as its body line was inspired by American limousines. Traditionally, it came with five varieties of body types. Ford however has designed a car with an already independent rear suspension (Ford Consula). Due to the increase in weight they started to mount 1.7 and 1.9. engine instead of 1.5. The basic 1700 version produced 66 hp, while 1700 S delivered 82 hp. The most powerful was 1900 S with the power of 98 hp. From August 1972 they also put in their offer 2100 D engine - it was the first diesel engine used in Opel. The engine delivered 61 hp, providing fuel consumption at 8.7 l/100 km [5]. There was also one version prepared for Italian market with 2-litre engine and maximum power 58 hp. Diesel engines were a little taller than the Rekord's petrol engines so all copies of this model with diesel engines distinguished by the hump shaped ridge along the centre of the hood. In Record D they didn’t use straight six-cylinder engines, what supposed to encourage wealthier customers to buy Opel Commodore B. Because in 1975 the amount of lead in fuel has been reduced they introduced new engines as well. The engine power of 1.7 was reduced to 60 hp when 1.9 to 75 hp. New engine versions were introduced: 1900 SH with 90 hp; and 2000 S with 100 hp.

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Pl tomak37  

Member since: July 3, 2017

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The seller prefers the lot to be picked up from Grudziądz (Poland). Shipping is possible by arrangement only. Costs of shipping are at the buyer's expense.

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