Used Car of the Day: 1972 Opel GT
We're going back to the '70s today -- this 1972 Opel GT appears to be in car-show shape.
It's had a complete engine rebuild and the brakes have also been rebuilt.
There's no rust, a re-done interior, new wiring, new exhaust, new clutch and clutch plate, new radiator, new tires, and a cleaned and coated fuel tank.
Despite this, the owner says the car is not perfect.
The asking price for this good-looking but apparently imperfect Opel is $16,500. Click here to give it a look.
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Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at Web2Carz.com. He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for About.com, CarFax, Vehix.com, High Gear Media, Torque News, FutureCar.com, Cars.com, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as AutoGuide.com, Off-Road.com, and HybridCars.com. He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.
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