OPEL mod. 5/12 HP

(Germany 1912)

Established at Rüsselsheim in 1862 to manufacture bicycles and sewing machines, the Adam Opel company began to make cars under licence from the French firm Darracq in 1900.

The firs true Opel appeared in 1902 and fathered a long dynasty of models. Opel has been the German arm of General Motors since 1929. The 5/12 with its spider coachwork was widely sold and also appeared as a sports version.

Engine: 4 cilindri
Capacity: 1301 cc
Max power output: 12 CV  a 1200 giri/min.
Max speed: 50 km/h
Weight: 520 kg

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