Great news in History, January 29
135 years ago today, Karl Benz trademarked the first successful gasoline-driven car. The Benz Patent-Motorwagen was built in Karlsruhe, Germany, made to be propelled by an indoor combustion engine with an unique cost of around $150 (equivalent to $4, 268 today). Benz’ s wife, Bertha, financed the development of the 3-wheeled automobile, which had a rear-mounted engine […]
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