Opel Sintra etymology: What is it named for? What does its name mean?

Opel Sintra etymology: What is it named for? What does its name mean?

Posted: Apr 6, 2019

The Opel Sintra, sold between 1996 and 1999, is an unloved American minivan sold in Europe, but what does its name mean. And, is it named after anything?

Opel Sintra Flickr (1996-1999, first generation, on the street) photos

Opel Sintra Flickr (1996-1999, first generation, on the street) photos

Posted: Apr 5, 2019

The 1996 to 1999 Opel Sintra is a short wheelbase version of the Pontiac Montana minivan. Built in the US, it was fitted with smaller Opel engines.

Sintra, Portugal photos

Sintra, Portugal photos

Posted: Apr 5, 2019

Sintra, Portugal, is a town in the Portuguese Rivieria, and is full of stately homes and castles, which used to home for royalty.