1894 | Benz Patent-Motorwagen Velo
The ideal steed, London to Brighton Veteran run
Marke Benz Modell Patent-Motorwagen Modellbezeichnung Patent-Motorwagen Velo Baujahr 1894 Zustandskategorie Restauriert Karosserieform Cabriolet Karosseriedetail Voiturette Leistung (kW/PS) 1/2 Hubraum (ccm) 1'045 Zylinder 1 Türen 0 Lenkung Mittig Getriebe Manuell Gänge 2 Antrieb Heck Bremse Front Trommel Bremse Heck Trommel Kraftstoff Benzin Außenfarbe Schwarz Innenfarbe Schwarz Innenmaterial Leder
The layout of Benz cars with their horizontal rear-mounted single-cylinder engines and primary drive by belts drew on established engineering workshop practice, but nevertheless from the very beginning the cars were designed as a complete entity and they owed, except in appearance, to carriage practices.
So successful was the basic design that before the turn of the century it was only changed in detail and over 2,300 Benzes of all models had been sold by the end of 1900. Benz created his motorcars for a public that was familiar with horse-drawn road vehicles and the 1894 Sales Catalogue for the Patent-Motor-Wagon “Benz” enticed custom with the slogan: Ersatz für Pferde – a substitute for the horse.
VCC passport and past entrant to the Centenary London to Brighton Veteran run. Owned in the UK subsequently exported to the Netherlands in 1996. We hope to receive a copy of the Original UK log book.
After 30 years ownership the owner is ready for a new custodian to add memories and rallies to the cars history.
The Benz is in fantastic restored condition, with Dutch papers, Vintage Car Club dating passport, starting and maintenance documentation and previous restoration photos.
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