"1892 Benz - Vis-a-Vis - This is one of the oldest automobiles on display in the Unites States. Although there were earlier experimental and custom-made automobiles, this was one of the very first cars produced in any quantity for resale. It is an ancestor of the present day mercedes Benz. The first Benz was built by karl Benz in 1885 and was a three-wheeler." 5 Horsepower from a 1-cylendar, water cooled, gasoline engine. Made in Mannheim, Germany.