100 Years Of The Automobile

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Next time you kick the tires on that old clunker in the driveway, just be thankful it’s (hopefully) a modern automobile. Cars made a hundred years ago (and even longer!) were little more than stagecoach carriages attached to lawnmower engines. So, have a look at what people were driving over a century ago and, suddenly, that ‘96 Taurus station wagon starts to looking like a really sweet ride…
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1888 Benz

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1900 Napier

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1901 Columbia

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1901 De Dion Bouton

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1902 De Dietrich

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1902 Panhard et Levassor

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1903 Mercedes

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1904 Gardner Serpollet Steam Car

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1904 Lanchester

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1904 Sunbeam

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1905 Vauxhall

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1906 Renault

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1907 Grand Prix Itala

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1910 Delaunay Belleville

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1911 Austin

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1912 Alfonso Hispano Suiza

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1912 Delahaye

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1914 Sizaire Berwick

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And, Finally…

The car that started it all: The 1915 Ford Model T. Suddenly, nothing was ever the same again…
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