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Opperman

 

Opperman GB 1956-1959

The Unicar was a 2-4 seater microcar constructed from fibreglass. It had a rear-mounted 2-stroke 2-cylinder engine of just 225 cc or 328 cc.The car was also available in kit form. This miniature GT model, called the Stirling, made its debut at the 1958 London Motor Show. Engine size had grown to 424 cc. Very few were sold.

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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).

Rover P5 (3 litre) 1958-1973

Rover P5 (3 litre) 1958-1973

This was Rover''s first monocoque model. It acquired front disc brakes in 1960. The Mark 2 arrived in 1962. The Coupé version was introduced at the same time.

Rover P5

1958 Rover 3 litre Mk 1

Rover P5

NSU Prinz

NSU Prinz

The 20 horsepower Prinz was introduced in 1958.

NSU Prinz

NSU Prinz I

NSU Prinz II

1958 NSU Prinz II

The Prinz II was the de luxe version.

NSU Prinz

NSU Prinz II

Ford Taunus 12M & 15M 1958-1959

Ford Taunus 12M & 15M 1958-1959

1958 Ford Taunus 12M

1958 Ford Taunus 12M

1958 Ford Taunus 12M & 15M

1958 Ford Taunus 12M & 15M

Jaguar Mk IX (1958-1961)

 Jaguar Mark IX

1958 Jaguar Mark IX

 

Jaguar Mark 9

Jaguar Mark IX

A good-looking Mark 9 photographed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. [© by Phil Seed 2002]

Lancia Flaminia

The Lancia Flaminia was offered as a saloon (berlina), Coupé, GT and Sport.

Volvo PV 544 (1958-65)

1958 Volvo 544

1958 Volvo 544

Auto Union 1000 1958-63

DKW Coupe

1958 DKW Coupé

During 1959 Auto Union introduced a revised car, with a wrap-around windscreen.

Auto Union 1000 S Coupé

DKW SP Coupe & Roadster

Auto Union 1000 coupe

1958 Autoto Union 1000 Coupé

auto union coupe

1958 Auto Union 1000 Coupé

In 1958 Auto Union released the new and sporty-looking Auto Union 1000SP Coupé and Roadster. Note the fins and its resemblance to the Ford Thunderbird.

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