1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen Replica

Estimate: $70,000 - $90,000 | Without Reserve
SOLD $52,640
Engine: TH191017
*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.

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

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

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