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Irmscher i2800, 1978 “Who would think it were possible to construct a six-cylinder engine with 2.8 liters of displacement that fits perfectly under the hood of a Commodore, as well as a Manta B? My father somehow managed to achieve all this together with his team. This sports coupé really took off. Overall, this model made it necessary to develop our own inhouse models, which meant that we decided not to label it as an Opel or Manta, but to become Germany’s thirteenth car manufacturer instead. The ‘i2800,’ which we also produced as a limited-edition series, was our first car with the Irmscher logo on the grille. We treated ourselves to this gift on the tenth anniversary of our company.”