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Rekord P1 and Astra GTC: 50 Years of Dream Cars with Panorama View | by gmeurope
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Rekord P1 and Astra GTC: 50 Years of Dream Cars with Panorama View

the mid-1950s the German economic miracle was in full swing and industry was booming – and with it automobile production. Exactly half a century ago, in 1957, a new mid-size class model from Opel, the Olympia Rekord P1, made its premiere at the IAA in Frankfurt. It made a splash thanks to its styling and contemporary design combined with comfort and safety elements such as the innovative panorama windshield. Even back then, Opel demonstrated its expertise in developing innovative “panorama view solutions”. Today, around 50 years later, the extraordinary enhanced windshield made its comeback as an exclusive novelty in the Opel Astra GTC. read more>>

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Taken on June 8, 2005