Gottlieb Daimler applied for a patent for an engine with a vertical cylinder which he had developed together with Wilhelm Maybach from the 1883 horizontal test engine
Patented on 1 April 1886 under patent DRP No. 3492, the engine represented a fundamentally new design, since for the first time the crankshaft assembly and flywheel were enclosed in an oil and dust-proof crankcase.
Emil Jellinek and Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft agreed a contract on the sale of Daimler automobiles and engines. That same month, Jellinek ordered 36 vehicles at a total cost of 550,000 Goldmarks.
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31.03.2010 Mr. Gottward Bruns from Austria visited the Mercedes-Benz Museum. (more…)
Mercedes-Benz confirmed today, for the first time, its upcoming C-Class Coupe. Set to replace the current CLC sports coupe, the new C-Class Coupe will go on sale in 2011 and will be the second two-door based on the existing C-Class, but the first to take its name into production. (more…)