The car was presented at the OldCarLand.
Started 6th festival of vintage cars OldCarLand. Among others, it differs in that for the first time in one location has nearly a thousand of exclusive models of equipment from the first radio to the aircraft of the twentieth century.
“The star of this festival is the first car in the world Benz Patent-Motorwagen. It was patented in 1886. This car was not one Ukrainian retropectively. On OldCarLand his present for the first time,” says organizer OldCarLand Paul Lozovenko.
The car Karl Benz designed for two people. Has three wheels with long spokes and frame. It was built of metal tubes.
The car inventor has put a four-stroke gasoline engine with water cooling. Its power 0.9 HP Is allowed to develop a speed of 16 km/h.
The cylinder is located horizontally above the axis of the rear wheels. They moved along one belt and two chain drives. A horizontal flywheel under the engine. He was connected with the crankshaft bevel gear. Electric ignition fed from galvanic batteries.
Karl Benz introduced his invention at the international automobile exhibitions. But fame came to him after a trip his wife Bertha. She, without asking her husband’s permission, went with his sons to another town 90 km away.
It is this journey, the Bertha Benz was advertising for the first three-wheeled car and brought him worldwide fame.
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