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1959 Opel P1
of countless interviews for television, radio, film and print, this is the
world-famous and world-renowned Opel Experimental prototype which holds the
world record to date for a gasoline-powered vehicle of its size and only mild
modification from the original stock pushrod engine. This 1959 Opel achieved
over 376 miles per gallon in
the Guinness Book of World Records as well as many publications (several of
which accompany this car), it had been hidden from the public at the
One of the most significant and milestone vehicles of all time, this petroleum-driven vehicle has held the worlds’ record for more than 35 YEARS. Please read the attached press release and contact us if you require additional information.
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This site contains only information of Opel P1 models: Opel Rekord or Olympia end 1957 ,1958,1959,1960,1961. with a 1500cc or a 1700 cc engine and the opel 1200 cc model 1962.
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