Meet Gottlieb Daimler: Father of the Gas-Powered Car: Gottlieb Daimler sitting in a motor vehicle (constructed by himself). Photography. 1886

Meet Gottlieb Daimler: Father of the Gas-Powered Car

Meet Gottlieb Daimler: Father of the Gas-Powered Car: Gottlieb Daimler sitting in a motor vehicle (constructed by himself). Photography. 1886

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In 1885, the so-called riding car was built in Gottlieb Daimler's workshop as a test unit to prove the suitability of Daimler's and Wilhelm Maybach's gas or petroleum engine.

In 1885, the so-called riding car was built in Gottlieb Daimler's workshop as a test unit to prove the suitability of Daimler's and Wilhelm Maybach's gas or petroleum engine.

Gottlieb Daimler, né Däumler en 1834 mort en 1900, inventeur des moteurs à essence, pionnier de l'automobile, inventeur de la moto en 1885, et fondateur de la marque d'automobile Daimler rebaptisée Daimler-Benz, puis Mercedes-Benz en 1926.

Gottlieb Daimler, né Däumler en 1834 mort en 1900, inventeur des moteurs à essence, pionnier de l'automobile, inventeur de la moto en 1885, et fondateur de la marque d'automobile Daimler rebaptisée Daimler-Benz, puis Mercedes-Benz en 1926.

In November 1885, Gottlieb Daimler installed a smaller version of an engine in a wooden bicycle, creating the first motorcycle (Patent 36-423impff & Sohn “Vehicle with gas or petroleum drive machine”). It was named the Reitwagen (“riding car”). Maybach rode it for three kilometers (two miles) alongside the river Neckar, from Cannstatt to Untertürkheim, reaching 12 kilometres per hour (7 mph).

In November 1885, Gottlieb Daimler installed a smaller version of an engine in a wooden bicycle, creating the first motorcycle (Patent 36-423impff & Sohn “Vehicle with gas or petroleum drive machine”). It was named the Reitwagen (“riding car”). Maybach rode it for three kilometers (two miles) alongside the river Neckar, from Cannstatt to Untertürkheim, reaching 12 kilometres per hour (7 mph).

Paul Daimler né en 1869 mort en 1945, pionnier de l'automobile, patron héritier de Daimler, pionnier de Mercedes-Benz, fils de Gottlieb Daimler co-inventeur des moteur à explosion en 1883.

Paul Daimler né en 1869 mort en 1945, pionnier de l'automobile, patron héritier de Daimler, pionnier de Mercedes-Benz, fils de Gottlieb Daimler co-inventeur des moteur à explosion en 1883.

Daimler DB 18, 1935 by Gottlieb Daimler. Afghanistan Post stamp  1984

Daimler DB 18, 1935 by Gottlieb Daimler. Afghanistan Post stamp 1984

In 1885, the so-called riding car which is today regarded as the world's first motorcycle. It was built in Gottlieb Daimler's workshop as a test unit to prove the suitability of Daimler's and Wilhelm Maybach's gas or petroleum engine for everyday use.

In 1885, the so-called riding car which is today regarded as the world's first motorcycle. It was built in Gottlieb Daimler's workshop as a test unit to prove the suitability of Daimler's and Wilhelm Maybach's gas or petroleum engine for everyday use.

Gottlieb Daimler von seinem Sohn Adolf in der Motorkutsche chauffieren. Einen Führerschein hatte keiner der beiden. Carl Benz hingegen ließ sich 1888

Gottlieb Daimler von seinem Sohn Adolf in der Motorkutsche chauffieren. Einen Führerschein hatte keiner der beiden. Carl Benz hingegen ließ sich 1888

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