The 1965 Opel Diplomat V8 had a very nice rear indicator light solution, I think. They even sort of look like little arrows! That’s some classy turn indicating. It’s the equivalent of approaching a person, placing your hand on their shoulder in a warm and comforting manner, fixing a caring and determined look right into their eyes and saying “Hello, friend. I intend to turn left.”


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Opels from that era are my weak spot. Mainly because of the Chevrolet Opala, a Opel Rekord C coupe with 151/230/250in Chevy engines, sold in Brazil.

And I thought taillight tuesday was yesterday.