Opel Patent Motor Car
|Opel Patent Motor Car, System Lutzmann|
1.5 liter, 3.5 PS (3.5 hp)
|Wheelbase||1,350 mm (53.1 in)|
|Length||2,150 mm (84.6 in)|
|Width||1,440 mm (56.7 in)|
|Height||1,350 mm (53.1 in)|
|Curb weight||520 kg (1,146.4 lb)|
The Opel Patent Motor Car, System Lutzmann (Opel Patentmotorwagen „System Lutzmann“ in German) is the first car from the German automaker Opel, after the company went into the automobile business in 1899. The vehicle was built at the Rüsselsheim factory from 1899 to 1902.
In three years of construction, 65 vehicles were built, then the production was discontinued due to the outdated design.
Marcus Schneider: Deutsche Automobile. Edition XXL, Fränkisch-Crumbach 2005, ISBN 3-89736-327-5, S. 270 (German)
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- The Opel Patentmotorwagen „System Lutzmann“ in Sachsen-Anhalt-Wiki (German)