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Classy field assembled for Killarney Historic Rally  Irish Examiner

A rallying year which began with uncertainty ends in style tomorrow with a capacity entry list for the Rentokil-Initial Killarney Historic Rally. Former winner ...

Irish Examiner
Dying hero: the Opel Manta  Autocar

We salute the days when Brits lusted after an Opel.

Ingenuity and a Whole Lotta’ Nitrous Make This Opel Ascona Scoot  Hot Rod Network

Magnus Frost and Dennis Klangebo caught the Drag Week bug and shipped their 1973 Opel Ascona stateside to take part in the competition.

Hot Rod Network
Opel celebrates 120 years of automotive engineering  AutoClassics

Automotive behemoth Opel. Often overlooked for its sports car producing German counterparts, will be celebrating 120 years of its involvement in automotive ...

An Opel Ascona, Swede-ified  Speedhunters

When a car builder decides to tackle a new project, they'll usually start with a heart full of optimism and a clear vision of how things will swiftly progress. But more ...

Roadkill Extra: The Swedes’ Crafty 8-Second Opel Ascona  Hot Rod Network

Roadkill Extra is your look behind the carnage, available daily on Motor Trend on Demand. We're bringing some of our favorite episodes over to YouTube, and ...

Hot Rod Network
All-New Chevrolet Monza To Debut At 2018 Guangzhou Auto Show  GM Authority

GM will debut an all-new Chevrolet Monza at the 2018 Guangzhou Auto Show in China on Friday, November 16th. Check out details on the new Chevrolet ...

GM Authority
Opel open to racing programme if it "survives"  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Opel could return to running a global motorsport programme in the future, but not before 2020 and only once the German firm has returned to profit.

Motorsport.com, Edition: Global
Swedish Enthusiasts Brought A 1973 Opel Ascona To Drag Week 2016  GM Authority

1973 Opel Ascona drag car has been fitted with a hefty 540-cubic inch V8 and nitrous system, which translates to over 500 horsepower and an 8-second 1/4 ...

GM Authority
The Imports of HOT ROD Drag Week 2018  Hot Rod Network

Every year, the number of imported cars at HOT ROD Drag Week grows. Returning drivers and their unique cars have become staples in the contest.

Hot Rod Network
Opel GT: Buying guide and review (1968-1973)  AutoExpress

A full buyer's guide for the Opel GT (1968-1973) including specs, common problems and model history...

Singer founder Rob Dickinson's cars through the years  Top Gear Philippines

Singer founder Rob Dickinson tells Top Gear about the cars that shaped his life.

Top Gear Philippines
German Bank Suggests Investing in Country's Vintage Vehicles | News  Car and Driver

Germany's Südwestbank launched its own OTX Classic Car Index in 2010, and it has outperformed the country's stock market. Read more at Car and Driver.

Car and Driver
Remember the Gemini? Here are the ute versions we never got  CarsGuide

The local legend even had a raft of weird pick-up versions never sold in Australia.

Made in Germany: Opel celebrates 120 years of automobiles  Automotive World

Opel is one of the carmakers with the richest tradition in the world. Next year, the brand will celebrate 120 years of automobiles.

Automotive World
Rallye Köln Ahrweiler Teilnehmerliste 2018  automobilsport.com

03.11.2018: Teilnehmerliste Rallye Köln-Ahrweiler 09.-11.11.2018 1 AC 1927 Mayen e.V. im ADAC Georg Berlandy Stromberg Ulrike Schmitt Stromberg Opel ...

Old Opel Ascona Slams Into Brick Wall, Knocks It Over  GM Authority

Quick, which is sturdier, a brick wall or a 30 year-old Opel Ascona rally car? Usually we'd side with the brick wall on that bet, but this is Europe, and the incident ...

GM Authority
Passionate motor guy, and a motor industry professional  Irish Times

I need to come to Ireland and look at Opel's situation before I can make any comment on how the operation should continue to be run, or not.

Irish Times
Vauxhall-Opel returns to profit under new PSA ownership  Autocar

Vauxhall-Opel has returned to profit for the first time since 1999 after being acquired from General Motors (GM) by France's PSA Group last year. As revealed in ...

The story of how the Isuzu Gemini once ruled PH roads  Top Gear Philippines

PJ Uy saved and old Gemini and tells the story to Top Gear PH. These cars once ruled Philippine roads.

Top Gear Philippines
Government set to launch Safari Rally WRC revival drive  Daily Nation

The Kenyan government has pulled out all stops and is set to launch an aggressive push for the return of the Safari Rally to the high-profile World Rally ...

Daily Nation
Opel Goes Drifting With Past And Present Performance Machines: Video  GM Authority

Opel took the Ascona, Kadett B and Insignia OPC snow drifting, and made a killer video out of it.

GM Authority
Donagh Kelly in iconic car for Harvest Rally  Highland Radio

Donagh Kelly has swapped the Focus WRC for a classic Opel Ascona which he is running as a 00 in today's Donegal Harvest Stages Rally under the car livery ...

Highland Radio
The nine strangest rebadged cars  Goodwood Road and Racing

Familiar cars, but re-branded as something else, date back to the dawn of the motor car, with 'badge engineering' in particular proving to be a popular ...

Goodwood Road and Racing
Video: Inside the Race of Champions  Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Last weekend's Race of Champions was the biggest motorsport event ever to be staged in Saudi Arabia.

Motorsport.com, Edition: Global
GM Sale of Opel, Vauxhall to Peugeot Ends Years of Losses  Bloomberg

The parent of Peugeot and Citroen - PSA Group - will become the new owners of the Vauxhall and Opel brands following a takeover of General Motors' ...

Back in time for Donagh Kelly as he wins historic section in Galway Stages Rally  Donegal Now

Cavan's Jonathan Pringle won the Galway Summers Stages with co-dirver Paul Sheridan as they had almost 42 seconds to spare in their Ford Escort MKII at the ...

Donegal Now
The Opel 1900 Sport Wagon is not your average grocery getter  AutoWeek

When you think of station wagons from the 1970s, an image of the Opel 1900 probably isn't the first thing that pops into your head, right? That's perfectly fine with ...

Video: Classics on the Common 2018  Motoring Research

From Fords to Ferraris, Classics on the Common in Harpenden is the UK's 'anything goes' car show. Here are our highlights.

Motoring Research
Bernard Flynn and that 1988 Leinster SFC final against Dublin  Meath Chronicle

Thirty years on from the 1988 Leinster SFC final at Croke Park where Meath defeated Dublin, former Meath star Bernard Flynn is still playing a stormer in GAA ...

Meath Chronicle
HOT ROD Drag Week 2018 – Official Entry List and Class Counts  Hot Rod Network

In just a few short weeks, we'll descend upon Atlanta, GA for the start of HOT ROD Drag Week 2018, powered by Dodge and brought to you by Gear Vendors ...

Hot Rod Network
Throwback Thursday 1982: is the Lancia Stratos still the fastest rally car?  Autocar

When the Audi Quattro was launched in 1980, we called it 'the world's fastest rally car'. A Stratos owner disagreed, so we put it to the test…

Chevrolet Models You Didn't Know Existed  CarBuzz

Chevrolet has a proud history in the United States of America, producing everything from pick-ups to pony cars in a history spanning more than 100 years of ...

Irmscher Is Set To Infuse The Opel Adam With German Racing Heritage  GM Authority

Irmscher, a German-based tuning company, has released a teaser for its upcoming iteration of the Opel Adam. It was designed to pay homage to the Opel ...

GM Authority
Top Gear’s James May Salutes The Ordinary Car  GM Authority

James May from "Top Gear" first gained independence via a 1978 Vauxhall Cavalier, which didn't even have a clock. However, he has a soft spot for it.

GM Authority
A Grand Monday: Volkswagen Passat GL5  Honest John

There are some genuinely interesting cars that have disappeared into relative obscurity, and here's one... The Volkswagen Passat 'B2' debuted in 1981, and as ...

Honest John
Opel Manta and Ascona Celebrate 40th Anniversary  autoevolution

Back in the 1970s German automaker Opel was setting new trends with the launch of the Manta and Ascona models, selling nearly 1.2 million units in only five ...

Impressive line up for this weekends Cavan Rally  Highland Radio

All the major contenders in the Triton Showers National Rally Championship along with many of the other top names in Irish rallying are amongst a strong entry ...

Highland Radio
Opel Insignia Reviews, Specs, Prices, Photos And Videos  Top Speed

When it comes to major automotive offerings from Germany, Opel isn't usually the first name to pop up. But it isn't for lack of trying – the brand is well established ...

Top Speed
The freaks of Hot Rod Drag Week 2017  CarsGuide

Every year Hot Rod Magazine's Drag Week serves up amazing feats of daring and mechanical engineering.

WRC drivers remember their first rally cars  Red Bull

Your first ever racing car is a bit like your first boyfriend or girlfriend – the relationship may have finished a long time ago, and your standards may have gotten a ...

Red Bull
Heritage Day: SA's 120 years of motoring history  Wheels24

'South Africa has a proud motoring tradition, and for more than a century has been a leading developer and manufacturer of vehicles,' writes Ferdi de Vos who ...

Junkyard Find: 1984 Buick Skyhawk Custom  The Truth About Cars

Buick's counterpart to the Chevrolet Cavalier, this 1.8-liter, 5-speed 1984 Buick Skyhawk ends its career in a Denver-area self-*service* wrecking yard.

The Truth About Cars
Walter Röhrl – 5 best videos of the German rally driver  Red Bull

Over the years, Germany has produced some great rally cars. It's given us machines like the Audi Quattro, the Porsche 911 and the Volkswagen Polo R WRC.

Red Bull
Snapshot, 1982: Fear of flying not enough to sideline the 'Querlenker'  Classic Driver

It's June 1982, and Walter Röhrl is powering through his jet-lag to prepare for the seventh race of the World Rally Championship, the 12th Motogard Rally of New ...

Classic Driver
Opel Celebrates 100 Years of Four-Valve Engines [Gallery]  Carscoops

A hundred years ago, Opel launched its first four-valve per cylinder engine in the 1913 Grand Prix Car, paving the way for a series of four-valve engines that ...

VIDEO: Motors & Me: Dan and Anne Barry  Irish Examiner

Dan and Anne Barry from Millstreet, Co Cork show off their 1971 VW Beetle.

Irish Examiner
Legend Boucles de Bastogne 2016 - Photos, Results  Sports Car Digest

Photo gallery, race results and winners from Legend Boucles de Bastogne 2016, held 20-21 February nearby Bastogne, Belgium.

Sports Car Digest
Opel fan takes car collecting to a whole new level  Toronto Star

One man's obsession with European automaker turns homestead into a car museum.

Toronto Star
Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport company car review | Company Car Reviews  FleetNews

Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport fuel economy puts up strong case against petrol cars: long-term test review.

Picture special: Autostadt – inside VW's theme park for cars  Autocar

Located next to Volkswagen's Wolfsburg factory, Autostadt is one of Germany's top tourist attractions – and home to plenty of classic cars.

The real Stig heads our way thanks to Brotton rallyschool boss Chris Birkbeck  Gazette Live

Veteran former world champion Stig Blomqvist will compete in the Trackrod Historic Cup around Dalby and Cropton.

Gazette Live
The most unexceptional cars in Britain on show  Telegraph.co.uk

As with all great motoring shows, Hagerty's Festival of the Unexceptional started in the car park and initially it was touch and go whether my transport – a 1983 ...

Rally Car Hits Brick Building, Demolishes Wall  autoevolution

Back in the early 1980s, Opel, Irmscher and Cosworth created the Ascona 400, an Ascona B-based rally car that scored four WRC wins in an era dominated by ...

Take a Look Back At One of Our Favorite International Drag Weekers’ Incredible Week  Hot Rod Network

HOT ROD Drag Week™ has grown from its humble beginnings in 2005 to include a substantial annual contingent of international racers.

Hot Rod Network
Opel four-valve engines look back on 100-year tradition  Automotive World

1913 Grand Prix car: First Opel with four-valve engine Kadett GSi 16V: First Opel volume-model with four-valves per cylinder Calibra Turbo 4x4: First Opel.

Automotive World
Philippine motor sports history  The Manila Times

History repeats itself is a popular saying. It is mentioned over and over again in our school days and is even very relevant up to now. It is also very appropriate in ...

The Manila Times
Thursday want: £1000 Opel Senator 2.5E  Honest John

2: Opel Senator 2.5E manual. There was a time when the UK's roads were full of them - and the sight of a white Senator would strike fear into your hearts.

Honest John
MOTORING | Group B Rallying Child’s Play  The Gay UK

Group B rally cars were fearful monsters of rallying when you had formula 1 power raging through the woods and villages all over the world. A succession of ...

The Gay UK
Kelly and Barrett lead the Donegal International Rally after day one  Donegal Now

Manus Kelly and Donall Barrett lead the Joule Donegal International Rally at the end of an exciting first day. But hotly fancied Donagh Kelly and James O'Reilly ...

Donegal Now
The 40th anniversary of the WRC: picture special  Autocar

Since 1973, the World Rally Championship has been regarded as the ultimate sporting test of man and machine. It's a championship which has seen the likes of ...

For $2,100, Be Down With The Manta  Jalopnik

I don't know if manta rays prowl the Mediterranean Sea surrounding the Isle of Capri, but I do know that today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Opel Manta once vied ...

Here’s How General Motors Plans To Withdraw From South Africa  GM Authority

As part of a restructuring of its international operations, General Motors will exit South Africa. Here are the details behind the exit of GM from South Africa.

GM Authority
Insignia Heritage: From Victor to Grand Sport  Fleet World

With a new Insignia only weeks away, Alex Grant looks back at the Vauxhall's 60-year history of large family cars.FA Victor (1957-61). Vauxhall FA Victor.

Fleet World

Opel Ascona Videos

OPEL ASCONA B  2.2(REKORD ) TEST *Stare jest najlepsze* -Dokurviator
OPEL ASCONA B 2.2(REKORD ) TEST *Stare jest najlepsze* -Dokurviator
Opel Ascona 400 Restoration & ReBuild Project
Opel Ascona 400 Restoration & ReBuild Project
Opel Ascona 400 - Walter Gromöller
Opel Ascona 400 - Walter Gromöller
Garagem do Bellote TV: Opel Ascona 1.8i
Garagem do Bellote TV: Opel Ascona 1.8i
Обзор Opel Ascona 6 лет реставрации.
Обзор Opel Ascona 6 лет реставрации.
Swedish ULTIMATE Street Car! - NITROUS Opel ASCONA!
Swedish ULTIMATE Street Car! - NITROUS Opel ASCONA!
Opel Ascona 400R Supercharged Build Project
Opel Ascona 400R Supercharged Build Project
Opel Ascona Rally 2016
Opel Ascona Rally 2016
Opel Ascona
Opel Ascona
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Opel Ascona Images

Opel Ascona C - Wikiwand
Opel Ascona C - Wikiwand
Opel Ascona photos #16 on Better Parts LTD
Opel Ascona photos #16 on Better Parts LTD
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File:Opel Ascona front 20080121.jpg
schuco Opel Ascona A Rally #147 'Opel Froelich Team' (1/43 ...
schuco Opel Ascona A Rally #147 'Opel Froelich Team' (1/43 ...
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Index of /data_images/galleryes/opel-rekord-ascona/
Opel Kadett B - Wikipedia
Opel Kadett B - Wikipedia
schuco Opel Ascona B400 #2 Safari Rally 1983 Vatanen ...
schuco Opel Ascona B400 #2 Safari Rally 1983 Vatanen ...
Opel Olympia - Wikipedia
Opel Olympia - Wikipedia
File:Opel Manta front 20080820.jpg - Wikipedia
File:Opel Manta front 20080820.jpg - Wikipedia
Opel Ascona GT | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Opel Ascona GT | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Opel Ascona WebSites

The Opel Ascona was a large family car (D-segment in Europe) produced by the German automaker Opel from 1970 to 1988. It was produced in three separate generations, beginning with rear-wheel-drive and ending up as a front-wheel drive J-car derivative.. The Ascona took its name from the lakeside resort of that name in Ticino, Switzerland, and already in the 1950s a special edition of the Opel ...
L'Opel Ascona è un'automobile di fascia medio-alta prodotta in tre serie, dal 1970 al 1988, dalla casa automobilistica tedesca Opel.Il nome di questa automobile è ripreso dalla cittadina svizzera di Ascona, posta sul Lago Maggiore nel Canton Ticino
Opel Ascona – model samochodu produkowany w latach 1970 - 1988, w różnych wersjach, przez firmę Opel.Pojazd ten brał udział w latach osiemdziesiątych w licznych rajdach samochodowych, odnosząc wiele sukcesów.W 1982 Walter Röhrl zdobył Mistrzostwo Europy samochodem Opel Ascona B 400. W sumie na rynku ukazały się trzy generacje tego modelu
Ascona C. De Opel Ascona C kwam in 1981 op de markt en had naar voorbeeld van de Kadett nu ook voorwielaandrijving. De Ascona was ontworpen op GM's J-car Platform, en was in West-Europa leverbaar als Sedan (2- en 4-deurs) en Hatchback (5-deurs). De 2-deurs is al snel geschrapt, bij gebrek aan belangstelling.
Der Opel Ascona bezeichnet eine Mittelklasse-Baureihe von Opel, die zwischen 1970 und 1988 gebaut wurde und in der Modellpalette zwischen dem Kadett und dem Rekord (bzw. ab 1986 dem Omega) angesiedelt war.Der Name Ascona stammt vom gleichnamigen Ort am Lago Maggiore in der italienischsprachigen Schweiz.. Schon Ende der 1950er-Jahre wurden in der Schweiz einige Sondermodelle des Olympia Rekord ...
Opel Ascona A Marque Opel Années de production 1970 - 1975 Classe Familiale Châssis - Carrosserie Carrosserie(s) Berline 2 et 4 portes Break 3 portes Chronologie des modèles Opel Olympia Opel Ascona B modifier L' Opel Ascona A a été produite de novembre 1970 à juillet 1975 à 691 438 exemplaires dans l'usine d'Opel de Bochum sur la base de l'Opel Manta A (sortie en Septembre) Elle se ...
Der Ascona C ist ein Mittelklassewagen, den die Adam Opel AG von August 1981 bis Oktober 1988 herstellte. Er war die Opel-Variante der in zahlreichen Ländern produzierten sogenannten J-Car-Modelle von General Motors
Opel Ascona 400 MC Rallying Bodykit, Rally parts, Rear Spoiler, Wings, Panels, Bonnet, Front Bumper, Rear Bumper, Front spoiler, Side skirts, Sills - UK
Opel (Opel, pronounced ) is a German automobile manufacturer, subsidiary of French automaker Groupe PSA since August 2017. From 1929 until 2017, Opel was owned by American automaker General Motors.Opel vehicles are sold in the United Kingdom under the Vauxhall brand.. Opel traces its roots to a sewing machine manufacturer founded by Adam Opel in 1862 in Rüsselsheim am Main.
Great and handsome cars, those Asconas, but don’t forget that instead of modeling its cars after the successful Opels, GM forced its American design onto Opel later on by way of the J-car, or the third (and last) Ascona.

Opel Ascona Wiki

The Opel Ascona was a large family car (D-segment in Europe) produced by the German automaker Opel from 1970 to 1988. It was produced in three separate generations, beginning with rear-wheel-drive and ending up as a front-wheel drive J-car derivative.The Ascona took its name from the lakeside resort of that name in Ticino, Switzerland, and already in the 1950s a special edition of the Opel Rekord P1 was sold as an Opel Ascona in Switzerland, where the name was again used in 1968 for a locally adapted version of the Opel Kadett B into which the manufacturers had persuaded a 1.7-litre engine borrowed from the larger Rekord model of the time. The Opel Ascona A launched in 1970 and sold across Europe was, however, the first mainstream Opel model to carry the name.The Ascona was introduced in September 1970 and ended production in August 1988, to be replaced by the Opel Vectra A.In motorsport, Walter Röhrl won the 1982 World Rally Championship drivers' title with an Ascona 400.