Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann just dropped the brand new Vauxhall/Opel GT concept coupe on Twitter, and it’s an excitingly refreshing design that looks like it just set a zero-to-sixty time through a highlighter factory.

Opel is reinventing itself, and they “don’t want you to miss what happens next.” According to AutoExpress, the new Vauxhall-slash-Opel GT concept is a RWD sports car outfitted with a 1.0 liter 3-cylinder good for around 143 hp with a six-speed auto.

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It’s supposed to hit 0-62 in less than eight seconds and a top speed of around 130 mph, so it’s not exactly blisteringly quick—but that wont really matter because the car seems extremely likely to just be a design study for the future of the brand(s).

Check out the teaser below:

The pinkish-redish highlight running from the front wheels up the A-pillar and across the “cubed-sphere” shaped cabin, highlighting what is a conservative but attractive overall shape, is a nice unique touch.

I’m getting notes of Tron and Minority Report, which are two decent sci-fi movies that happen to translate well towards GT concept design, apparently.

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We’ll see everything this March at Geneva. Until then, you can check out Opel’s site on the history of its concept cars here.

Oh yea, and it has really cool doors:

Hat tip to Daniel G.


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