Lot 210

Open Roads, February 2022

1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen Replica


Sold After Auction

United States | Bridgeport, Connecticut



Chassis No.
Bill of Sale Only
  • A beautifully crafted tribute to one of the most important machines in automotive history
  • One of approximately 90 exacting replicas commissioned by Mercedes-Benz Classic in 2001 and 2002, to be used for educational and promotional purposes, as well as museum and public exhibits
  • Built to exacting and accurate standards by John Bentley and Sons Limited in Dungannon, United Kingdom
  • A running and driving replica with fully functional, 954-cc, horizontally mounted, single-cylinder engine
  • Equipped with leather-lined, two-seat bench, tiller-handle steering wheel, and 31-inch rear wheels
  • Previously on display at a Mercedes-Benz dealership