The Oldest Car in the World, Auctioned for 1.6 Million Pounds
1.6 million pounds. The owner expects the oldest cars in the world to receive next month when its jewelry auction on four wheels.Dubbed the “Marquise“, the vehicle was built in France in 1881, ie 12 years before Henry Ford to assemble the first car.The maximum speed that can run the old lady is 36 kilometers per hour. But she needed 45 minutes to start and is supplied with paper, wood and coal.
Called the “Marquise”, the car was built in France 123 years ago and has a steam engine. Will be auctioned next month in California and expects to sell with two million dollars.More than 120 years since it was built, “Marquise” working copy. It can even reach speeds of 54 miles per hour. The car is French Count De Dion and creation was made in 1884, a year before building the first gasoline-based car. The engine is a steam machine and can be supplied with wood, charcoal, or paper. But it has need half an hour to start.In 1887 was presented for the first time the public and has come a distance of 27 kilometers by 40 kilometers per hour. Spectators, who knew only bicycles or horses were shocked.On 19 August, on a beach in California, “Marquise” will be auctioned. The starting price will be a million and half dollars.