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Junkyard Gem: 1968 Opel GT

GM's mini-Corvette for Europe, now at the end of its road in Colorado

GM's mini-Corvette for Europe, now at the end of its road in Colorado.

Opel GT Concept: Oh man, do we want it

We try to make a case for the Opel GT Concept's production, then go a step further and explain why we'd love to have it in the US.

The Opel GT is the concept General Motors should build for the US

Plus: Analysis on the Ford Bronco and Lamborghini's game of thrones.

We curate the week's events with a focus on the Opel GT that's set to star at the Geneva Motor Show. We think it should come to the US as a Chevy.

Opel reveals the GT Concept's futuristic interior

The Opel GT Concept utilizes artificial intelligence software that can learn drivers' preferences and tailor the vehicle to them.

Vauxhall cryptically teases GT concept for Geneva

Vauxhall and Opel have another tease for the GT concept at Geneva, but this time they briefly show the car.

GM has a new Opel GT concept in store for Geneva

Opel is bringing back the GT nameplate for a new concept car set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show. It could be a preview of a new halo car for the brand.

Tauro puts Spanish flavor, Corvette engine into Pontiac Solstice

While it may have had its fans, we have to say we don't much miss the roadster family which General Motors based on its Kappa platform. Sold alternately as the Pontiac Solstice, Saturn Sky, Opel GT and Daewoo G2X (depending largely on the market),

Opel pondering Manta redux?

On the one hand, Opel continues to pump out good looking sedans, hatches and wagons with some gumption and motoring chops. Meanwhile, there have also been so many proposed new products and segment competitors for the German brand (Calibra, Jonathon Ramsey

1969 Opel Aero GT is rarer than you think

1969 Opel Aero GT – Click above for high-res image gallery

Rumormill: DeLorean Motor Company considering rescuing Pontiac Solstice?

DeLorean Motor Company Pontiac Solstice renderings – Click above for high-res image gallery

Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky could live on... with different parents

Pontiac Solstice Coupe - Click above for a high-res image gallery

Sky's the Limit: GM intros the Opel GT for Europe

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Brits won't be getting version of Opel GT

The Vauxhaull brand is Britain's own little version of Opel, the General Motors brand sold throughout the rest of Europe. While it may seem cool the Brits don't have to buy the same Opels as the rest of the old country, there are drawbacks. One big one is the announcement recently that Vauxhaull will not be getting a version of the Opel GT, which itself is a version of the Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky sold here in the States. Apparently there's not a good business case for converting the car

V6 Corvette rumors are rumored to be true!

Rumors of a V6-powered Corvette model have been floating around for years but weren't taken very seriously until Motor Trend decided to spend some ink on it a few issues ago and predict the six-cylinder model would revive the "Sting Ray" name. The model would basically be a Chevy-branded version of the Kappa roadster that GM has liberally passed out to such brands as Pontiac (Solstice), Saturn (Sky) and Opel (GT). Chevy's version would be different in that power would come from a V6 rather than

Saturn and Opel to be indistinguishable by 2014

Ward's Auto is reporting that General Motors has begun a plan to completely integrate Saturn and its European Opel brand by 2014. By that time, nearly every car in the lineup of each brand will be "interchangeable," according to Carl-Peter Forster, president of GM Europe. Forster likens what will become of Saturn to Vauxhall, the retail channel for Opel in the United Kingdom.