Photograph of the first motor car built in the UK driven by an internal combustion engine, built in 1895 by Roots and Venables
The motor car was designed by James D. Roots, weighed 13 1/2 cwt and had two speeds, by epicyclic gear, of 5 and 13 mph. It was driven by a four stroke single cylinder engine using paraffin. The two men in the photo are unidentified. See article in The Engineer 10 July 1896 pp.40-41.
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