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The Opel two-cylinder luxury motorcycle with 3 1/2 hp and electromagnetic ignition, from 1905.

Image-building ad from 1907, Carl Jörns is honored by Kaiser Wilhelm II with the Kaiser’s Prize.

In March 1901, Opel scores its first victory in motor sport, when Heinrich von Opel wins the Königsstuhl hill climb.

This emblem adorns the first vehicle constructed entirely by Opel, the 10/12 hp model from 1902.

The Opel logotype in the expressive style of 1909 proudly graces the radiator grilles of Opel’s 4/8 hp “Doctor’s Car” and the 6/16 hp model.

The Kaiser’s Prize Race takes place on June 14, 1907. Carl Jörns pilots Opel’s entry.

Carl Jörns and Christian Michel proudly display the Kaiser’s Prize Cup.

Carl Jörns with the Kaiser’s Prize Cup, contributed by Kaiser Wilhelm II.