130 Years ago today. 29th January 1886

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    I wonder what his feelings were towards this new contraption. :bannana: Maybe?
     
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    Way ahead of its time. Huge diameter wheels and low profile tyres - the man had vision.

    The greater achievement though was Nikolaus Otto's. Without it, Carl would have been hitching a horse to his wagon.
     
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    He was an early adopter...in about 1900.
     
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    He has a lot to answer for !!!
     
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    He should be on here, mainly complaining about the "new W124" not being a proper Benz without a cranking handle.
     

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