1886 Mercedes Benz: The World's First Automobile

Mercedes-Benz builds perhaps the most renowned, luxurious, and perfectly functioning automobiles on the planet, and the reputation it has is not by chance.

It's the return of decades of experience, hardworking of a professional and dedicated team, brilliant designers and their limitless imagination. With all of these values, Mercedes-Benz is manufacturing innovative and technologically groundbreaking vehicles since Karl Benz, the founder of this giant company, introduced what's known to be the first petrol-powered car in 1886. This rear-engined, three-wheeled vehicle has changed human transportation forever and opened the way that reaches the automobiles we see and drive on the streets today. To understand the development of modern automobiles, it's essential to know about this revolutionary vehicle. In today's video, we're going to take a look at it. On January 29, 1886, Karl Benz applied for a patent for his "vehicle powered by a gas engine" and this vehicle was the world's first automobile. Benz Patent Motor Car was a one stroke, two-cylinder, three-wheeled unit which looks like something a bit larger than a bicycle. On July 3, 1886, the great mind behind the world's first automobile drove the car he designed and patented in Mannheim, Germany. The car has reached a top speed of 16 km/h (10 mph).

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