Lot 110

1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen Replica

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SOLD $52,640


$70,000 - $90,000| Without Reserve



Car Highlights

Fully Functional Precise Replica of the First Patented Automobile

Exhibits Mechanical Design Principles Still in Use Today

Recently Uncrated and Assembled

A Fascinating Artifact Commemorating the Dawn of Motoring

An Essential Part of Any Mercedes-Benz or Historical Collection

Technical Specs

954 CC Horizontal Single-Cylinder Engine

Sleeve-Valve Evaporative Carburetor

0.75 HP at 400 RPM

Variable-Torque, Belt-Drive, Single-Speed Transmission

Lever-Actuated, Mechanical Rear Brakes

Front Rigid Suspension

Rear Elliptical Leaf-Spring Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this vehicle is sold on a Bill of Sale. Please also note that Gooding & Company has an ownership interest in this vehicle. In addition, the photographs for this lot were taken of a vehicle that is identical except in color. This vehicle is black.

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