Opel Kapitän 1958-1959

The Opel Kapitän 1958-1959 P 2.5 model was even wider and lower than its predecessor. The new styling was similar to that of the new Rekord. It was built only from June 1958 to June 1959. In addition to the base model there was an "L" version. An optional overdrive cost DM 650 extra. Internally this model was known as the P-model (P for Panorama glass).

1958 Opel Kapitän

1958 Opel Kapitän
 

1958 Opel Kapitan

1958 Opel Kapitän

1958 Kapitän

1958 Kapitän photographed in 1998

Specification
(1958 Kapitän)

Engine
Straight 6, 2473cc

Power
80 hp @ 4100 rpm

Transmission
3 speed manual

Chassis
Unitary construction

Suspension
Independent front and rear

Brakes
Hydraulic drum

Top Speed
144 km/h