1974 opel manta luxus




1974 opel manta luxus

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  • In , the Manta in Luxus trim sold for $3, A Road & Track road test pegged the then-new i at an estimated test price of $9, But the Opel's.

    Any Opel Manta is an oddball these days, but the Luxus luxury edition gets bonus points. The downside is that this one lacks a clutch pedal.

    History of the logo. The company's logo has changed several times in the history. When the Nazis came to the government, the emblem looked like a dirigible flying through the letter "O". Since 1964, the famous lightning has been fixed as a logo.

    All specifications, performance and fuel economy data of Opel Manta Luxus (56 kW / 76 PS / 75 hp), edition of the year since mid-year for North.

    1974 opel manta luxus

    1974 opel manta luxus

    All-in-all though, this is a really nice 35 year old car. My dad had one once. Both the Ascona B and the Manta B were used for this. There was also the i, which is rarer as only were produced, it is fitted with the i engine block but using a normal eight-valve cast-iron head from the 2. Steinmetz offered a tune-up for rally and motorsport use.

    1974 opel manta luxus

    1974 opel manta luxus

    1974 opel manta luxus

    1974 opel manta luxus

    1974 opel manta luxus

    Opel Manta Luxus

    Any Opel Manta is an oddball these days, but the Luxus luxury edition gets bonus points. The downside is that this one lacks a clutch pedal. Mileage is claimed to be about 60K, though the odometer is non-functional. This Luxus would have come with a vinyl roof, but the sellar points out that this roof is covered in black plastidip.

    We wonder what it looks like up close. We love the rear styling, though. So please read my description carefully and ask any questions that might pop up. Selling our Opel Manta Luxus, 1. Complete car, unrestored, no bondo, 3 speed automatic on the floor. Has original wheels and tires are not quite 10 years old, have plenty tread left only drove it about 27k miles.

    1974 opel manta luxus

    All technical parts for maintenance and repairs are readily and reasonably available through yes! No filler, no bondo! So the fender can be primed, and then painted. We stopped polishing the oxidized paint two years ago with the plan to prep and paint it fresh, but we never got around to it.

    I have included a photo, how the car shines when simply polished by hand — stunning! The roof is not vinyl, but plastidip, which we put on to protect the roof. I wonder, if it had a vinyl top early in life, because it has the rare chrome strips that run around the base beneath the rear window….

    1974 opel manta luxus

    I bought it from a Navy Vet in Colorado, whose best friend had it from new. It would easily pass inspection might need wipers? Odometer stopped working at , and I am positive, that the Opel does not have more than 61k miles on it at present.

    There is one crack in the dash, and it is in the center. We always have a dash cover on it,which I guess has helped a lot to keep it as beautiful as it is. The fuel gauge is not working, and I do not pay much attention to the clock… Temperature gauge and idiot lights work as well as everything else you need to negotiate through traffic.

    New windshield and gasket, New alternator, Electronic ignition fitted into the distributor New tires back then New brake shoes New corduroy interior seats, rear bench, door panels Regular filter and oil changes as well as the odd light bulb. If you are interested, I have accumulated various Manta-specific spares plastic grill; rebuilt, still wrapped automatic transmission; etc , that you are welcome to purchase from me separately.

    1974 opel manta luxus

    Skip to content Left 1 Left 1. The price may not be right here, but we hope this cool little oddball stays on the road. Front-hinged hood adds euro flair. The front right has made contact with something at some point. Front sears look to be in pretty good shape. Velour was part of the Luxus trim level. Wheel wears a typical wrap and dash appears to have only one crack.

    The back seat appears to be in good shape — not too many shenanigans back here. I wonder, if it had a vinyl top early in life, because it has the rare chrome strips that run around the base beneath the rear window… I bought it from a Navy Vet in Colorado, whose best friend had it from new.

    BEAUTIFUL 70' OPEL MANTA A WALKAROUND



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