Geneva Motor Show: Opel GT wins the “Cabrio of the Year” Award 2007

One of our favorite roadster to debut in 2007, the Opel GT pleased the crowd at Geneva and won the “Cabrio of the Year.” The 2007 Opel GT has a 2.2-liter direct injection turbocharged engine that produces 264 horsepower giving the roadster the ability to do 0-60 mph in just 5.7 seconds. The Opel roadster will be built at the Wilmington/Delaware plant in the USA, where the Pontaic Solstice and the Saturn Sky are also built.

The first Opel GTs will be on the road in March 2007 and dealerships have been accepting orders since summer 2006. Check out the press release from Geneva below.

Opel GT Gallery (click tumbnail to enlarge image):

Press Release:
07-03-2007

OPEL GT wins the “Cabrio of the Year” Award 2007!
For the 14th time, a completely independant jury, the Comité Cabriolet, composed of 21 motor journalists from 12 countries, has elected the “CABRIO OF THE YEAR”.

The eligible car has to be first shown at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. The price tag of the winning car must not exceed CHF 60’000.- (EUR 38’000.-) in order to avoid the winning of very exclusive dream cars: the finally elected car must be within the reach of a large number of buyers – here and abroad.
 
CABRIO OF THE YEAR
1994 PEUGEOT 306
1995 FIAT Barchetta
1996 BMW Z3 Roadster
1997 MERCEDES-BENZ SLK
1998 CHEVROLET Camaro Convertible
1999 HONDA S2000 Roadster
2000 OPEL Speedster
2001 PEUGEOT 206 CC
2002 MG TF
2003 CITROEN Pluriel
2004 OPEL Tigra TwinTop
2005 NISSAN 350Z Roadster
2006 ALFA ROMEO Spider
2007 OPEL GT
 
COMITE CABRIOLET, March 6th 2007

Source: Geneva

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