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1928 Opel RAK 1

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The curious rear aspect of RAK 1 which made its first run secretly on the Opelbahn at Rüsselheim on 11 April 1928. Powered by 12 dry powder rockets – one of which five failed to ignite – it zoomed from zero to 60 miles per hour in less than eight seconds. Peter Holthusen.

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