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1895 Knight
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No: 6936   Contributor: John Southall   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Other   Country: United Kingdom
1895 Knight

14/6/2011. National Motor Museum - Beaulieu.

1895 Knight.

1cyl - 1565cc - 8mph.

This car is believed to be the first purpose built British petrol-driven car to run on public roads. It was originally a three-wheeler, the builder being John Henry Knight of Farnham, Surrey. In October 1895, Knight was fined five shillings for not having a traction engine licence, or a man walking in front. The car was shown at the 1896 Crystal Palace Motor Exhibition.
Picture added on 27 June 2011 at 10:37
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Beaulieu - National Motor Museum, United Kingdom
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