Daimler motorized quadricycle - the “wire-wheel car”.

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  • Daimler motorized quadricycle - the “wire-wheel car”.

    With motorized quadricycle, also known as the wire-wheel car, Daimler and Maybach for the first time designed a completely autonomous vehicle. The latter celebrated its premiere at the 1889 World Exhibition in Paris where it attracted great interest and sparked off the development of the French motor industry.

    • Cylinders V2
    • Displacement 35 cu in
    • Output 1.5 hp (1.1 kW)
    • at engine speed 700/min
    • Top speed 11 mph

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