circa 1928: The fastest car in the world, an Opel driven by 24 rockets situated in its tail end (possibly the Opel-Rak 1). Designed by Herr Fritz von Opel and first driven in Berlin. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

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Celebrate Opel's anniversary with the story of Fritz and the RAK
From sewing machines to rocket cars in 60 years: How Fritz von Opel's stunts propelled a sewing machine maker into the business of building cars.