1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen
Original price: 600 imperial Deutsche marks for the prototype
Price, as tested: about $60,000
Powertrain: Gas-powered 0.954-liter, four-stroke, water-cooled one-cylinder horizontal engine with open crankcase and cast-iron flywheel; pushrod actuated, with sliding intake valve and poppet exhaust valves; belt-drive to countershaft with idle and fixed disc and integrated differential; rear-wheel drive with fixed-ratio chain drive.
Horsepower: 0.75 at 400 rpmCurb weight: 584 pounds
0-18 mph:45 seconds
Overall length:106.3 inchesHeight: 57.1 inches
Fuel economy:25 miles per gallon
Final thoughts: A star is born
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