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Daimler motorized handcar.

Daimler motorized handcar.

This handcar was the first rail vehicle to be given a gasoline engine. It was powered by the small high-speed engine, the so-called Grandfather Clock, and first tested between Esslingen and Kirchheim/Teck in the summer of 1887.

  • Cylinders 1
  • Displacement 28 cu in
  • Output 1.1 hp (0.8 kW)
  • at engine speed 650/min
  • Top speed 12 mph
  • Seats 4

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