With beautiful styling, an efficient gas/electric drivetrain, and badass gullwing doors, the Opel Monza could be the showroom hit of 2013. Except it's just a concept, and nobody will build it.

Designed to showcase what Opel could do if it really gave a crap, the Monza will exist just as a piece of eye candy at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. The whole idea is to give everyone a sense of Opel's future design language. Judging by the smooth curves, handsome grill, and neat proportions, there's a lot to look forward to.

There's also a cool take on the GM Volt drivetrain. The Monza gets the same battery and electric drive system as the Volt and Opel Ampera, only there's a 1.0 liter three cylinder natural gas engine. It's like a Lohner-Porsche brought into the modern age.

But the broad gullwing doors (a concept car staple since the 1950s) will go, the three-cylinder engine will go (reports The Telegraph), and the floating high resolution LED display that stretches across the dash will go, too.

If Opel was a startup car company looking to break into the global market, you could expect these features on their production car. Since Opel is a money-bleeding arm of GM, we'll have to settle for nothing more than styling touches trickling down to the usual standard family sedans and hatchbacks.

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But hey, at least we'll probably get whatever future Opel this turns into as a Buick also.

Photo Credits: AP, Getty Images, Opel