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With his Opel Regent eight-cylinder Coupe, Fritz von Opel wins first prize in the Baden-Baden beauty competition, 1928.

Kurt C. Volkhart at the wheel of the first rocket car, Opel RAK 1, 1928.

Following the record-setting launch of June 23, 1928, the rocket-propelled rail vehicle RAK 3 is tested again near Burgwedel.

The world’s first rocket flight, on September 30, 1929. Pilot: Fritz von Opel.

Replica from 1999 of the rocket-propelled aircraft RAK 1, constructed by Julius Hatry in 1929.

Fritz von Opel wins the first car race on the Berliner AVUS, in an eight taxable horsepower race car.

A procession comprising the daily production quota of 125 “Tree Frogs” on the Opel Racetrack, 1924.

Southern German race tour, including the 24-hour Taunus race, June 18–28, 1926. Driver: Senior Engineer Bergmann; Navigator: E. Zoogmann.

The Opel Regent Luxus Limousine, featuring an eight-cylinder, in-line engine, 1928.

On June 23, 1928, the rocket-propelled rail vehicle RAK 3 is test- driven near Burgwedel.