From the Archive: 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen Replica | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a replica of an 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Benz Patent-Motorwagen was the world’s first production car. Only 25 were made, and they were made between 1886 and 1893. The engine is a 0.9 liter 1 cylinder engine that produces 0.73 horsepower. The top speed is 10 mph. This car sold for $37,950.

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