Debut of a Benz Motor ?Velocipede? 125 years ago.

Posted on 30. May, 2019 by in Mercedes-Benz Canada

As of Oct 1899, Benz Cie. simplifies a nomination of a dual models, that are now referred to as a Velocipede and a Comfortable, both of that now come with a 2.2 kW (3 PS) single-cylinder engine as a customary feature. The Velocipede costs 2,500 marks, since a Comfortable is labelled during 2,800 marks. In a Benz catalog from Jan 1901, a Velocipede is no longer listed and instead usually a Comfortable is included. In a final year of prolongation – 1902 – this automobile is propitious with a 3.3 kW (4.5 PS) engine that, according to a catalogue, is able of a tip speed of 35 km/h.

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