Mercedes-Benz Enthusiast Drives the First Car Designed by Carl Benz in 1885

Mercedes-Benz enthusiast Mr. Benz amazingly drove the very first car designed by automobile legend Carl Benz in 1885, which has been kept in stellar condition by the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. This vehicle, known as the “Patent-Motorwagen”, was the very first commercially available automobile in history.

In 1885 Carl Benz built the ‘Patent Motorwagen‘, the first modern automotive and production car.

Driving First Karl Benz Car 1885
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