World’s oldest car for sale

Steam-powered 1884 car will be auctioned at Pebble Beach in August

By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNNMoney.com staff writer
POSTED: 4:20 p.m. EDT, June 28, 2007

Looking for that second vehicle and looks or speed isn’t top priority, then I would suggest you head out to Pebble Beach, Calif. in August to bid on this steam-powered baby that still runs. 

You might want to run fast I can see Jay Leno drooling as this is a must have for him.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — A steam-powered car, billed as the oldest car in the world that still runs, will be sold in a Pebble Beach, Calif., auction in August.The car was built in France in 1884, about a year before Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz of Germany built their first experimental gasoline-powered cars. (The two were working independently of one another.) Henry Ford, the man many Americans mistakenly believe invented the automobile, built his first car 12 years after this one.

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