Brickmania Opel Blitz
Brickmania Opel Blitz
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About the Opel Blitz:
The Opel Blitz was the name given to various German light and middle-weight truck series built by the German Opel automobile manufacturer during 1930-1975. During the years preceding WWII, Opel, a subsidiary of General Motors since 1929, was Germany’s largest truck producer. By 1934, there were four base versions offered of the 1-ton basic model, along with 14 versions of the larger 2 and 2- ½ ton trucks. From 1939, the reliable Blitz 3.6 three-ton version was used in large numbers by the German Wehrmacht armed forces during WWII.
In 1952 Opel presented the basic model in a modern rounded design, reminiscent of US pickup trucks. In the following years, Opel produced various vans and trucks with petrol engines, which at the time was much less economical than diesel engines. In 1968, Opel finally offered a 2,100cm Indenor XDP 4.90 diesel engine, but it came too late to regain lost market shares, resulting in Opel GM deciding to not develop a successor. In 1975 the production of Opel commercial vehicles ceased.
Features of the Opel Blitz building kit:
Brickmania's Opel Blitz model captures the essence of the true workhorse truck. The model includes opening cab doors and tailgate, trailer hook, and spare tire. It also includes custom-printed German Army insignia, blackout headlamp covers, "Ogel Blitz" name radiator cover and license plate tiles. This kit is designed for use with the BKM2224 Opel Blitz Canvas Cover Add-On Pack (sold separately).
All Brickmania model kits are made of new-condition LEGO bricks and this one includes compatable weapons by BrickArms. This model comes disassembled and includes completed printed building instructions and comes packaged in a sealed box. This is a limited edition kit and production may be discontinued at any time.
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This set contains small parts and is not intended for childern under 3 years