On January 29, 1886, Karl Benz filed a Patent No. 37435 at the Reich Patent Office in Berlin – the first of over 80,000 patents to the Mercedes Benz marque – it is generally regarded as the birth certificate of the automobile.
Benz’ Patent Motor Car had a top speed of 16 km/h, was equipped with a horizontal single-cylinder four-stroke engine, which developed an output of 0.55 kW at 400 rpm.
Happy birthday to the automobile and congratulations to Mercedes Benz!
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