1898 Daimler Truck

Featured in the January/February 2019 issue of The Star, the Mercedes-Benz Club of America’s Magazine! Many thanks to The Star for graciously allowing us to re-post the article. Written by Gary Anderson with Bill Eggers and Jennifer Ortiz and photos by Sean Aryai and Bill Eggers. You can read more about the 1898 Daimler–from framing to final construction–by clicking here or turn to page 50 in your magazine!


Birth of the first conventional platform truck (pick up truck) with the engine located over the front axle.

Three speeds and reverse, water-cooled, 5 HP – 2 cylinder gas engine and rear shoe brake. Used mainly for delivering beer from Germany to London.

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