Panhard et Levassor Phaeton 1891


Panhard et Levassor Phaeton 1891


Panhard et Levassor Phaeton 1891

  • Origin France
  • Engine 1,060 cc, straight-two
  • Top speed 12 mph (19 km/h)

Renè Panhard and Èmile Levassor offered their first car in 1890, building a Daimler engine under license. They pioneered sliding gear transmission and front engine with rear drive among other modern features.