Daimler wire-wheel car delights Paris

  • Date
    October 1889
  • Description
    At the Paris World Exposition, at which a Benz Patent Motor Car is also exhibited, Daimler and Maybach present their V-engine and the motorised quadricycle (the wire-wheel car). This heralds the birth of the French automobile industry. The wire-wheel car is equipped with the four-speed, gear-only transmission invented by Maybach.
Daimler wire-wheel car, 1889
Daimler wire-wheel car