FARO, Portugal — The new Opel Speedster presents Europe's driving enthusiasts with an unexpected conundrum: to drive or not to drive. This is a car that surely begs to be driven fast, but because it's being built in limited quantities, it may be shelved in several private vehicle collections for safekeeping. To tempt drivers, General Motors Corp.'s Adam Opel AG installed its peppy aluminum 2.2L 147-hp powerplant mid-ship in the radically-styled sportscar, known in the U.K. as the ...
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