The Opel GT Concept continues the brand’s strong concept car tradition and embodies avant-garde design in a purist form. A value now also been recognized by the German Design Council, organizer of the renowned Automotive Brand Contest whose jury chose the sportscar of the future in the “Concepts” category for the “Best of Best” award.

For the Opel GT Concept Mark Adams, Vice President Opel/Vauxhall Design, will accept the award on September 29 at the Paris Motor Show. «The GT Concept is a dream car that takes Opel’s philosophy ‘sculptural artistry meets German precision’ to the next level. The feedback has been simply overwhelming. My team and I are proud that our sportscar study is being honored as the best concept car of 2016 with the Automotive Brand Award», says Mark Adams.

First presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the GT Concept pays homage to the sports coupé icon, the first Opel GT, and is a trendsetter for the brand’s design language further development: bold, emotional and sporty. The study with compact dimensions is avant-garde yet purist.

The Automotive Brand Contest is an international design competition for automobile brands. Established as a foundation in 1953, the German Design Council honors outstanding product and communication design and draws attention to the fundamental importance of brand design in the automotive industry.