What was the first car in the world?
Who invented the first practical automobile?
- In 1885, German mechanical engineer, Karl Benz designed and built the world's first practical automobile to be powered by an internal-combustion engine.
What was the first car with a combustion engine?
- Benz’s three-wheeled vehicle, which he first drove in 1885, was the first to combine an internal combustion engine with an integrated chassis, while Daimler’s motorized carriage (invented with his collaborator, Wilhelm Maybach) was the world’s first four-wheeled automobile and featured the first high-speed gasoline engine.
How old is the history of the automobile?
- This question does not have a straightforward answer. The history of the automobile is very rich and dates back to the 15th century when Leonardo da Vinci was creating designs and models for transport vehicles. Das erste praktisch brauchbare automobil der welt, das Benz-Dreirad von 1885. Photograph shows the Benz three-wheeler, made in 1885.
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