Daimler motorized truck.

  • Legend 1: Daimler motorized truck

  • Daimler Motor-Lastwagen.

    This motorized truck from the year 1898 is the world’s oldest goods vehicle still in existence. Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft had built the world’s first truck as early as 1896 and sold it to England. Among the first buyers in Germany were breweries which used the trucks for beer deliveries.

    • Cylinders 2
    • Displacement 93 cu in
    • Output 5.6 hp (4.1 kW) at engine speed 720/min
    • Top speed 7 mph
    • Payload capacity 2755 lbs