The Manta was introduced by Opel as a result of public demand for something other than a box on wheels
Coming after the Capri, Opel needed to be sure of having the right car, especially from the styling point of view. Initial reports were good, if not enthusiastic. There were several engine options and a sophisticated suspension gave good handling and road holding. This is a book of contemporary road and comparison tests, specification and technical details, model introductions, extended use survey, owner''s survey, buying second hand. Covers the 1.6, 1.9, 2.8L Rallye, Luxus & CoupT.