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20/09/1893 America's first gasoline powered car is tested


Duryea on the move


Charles Duryea and hill climbing cars


1893 Duryea Automobile Replica

The Duryea Brothers road-tested the first-ever, working American gasoline-powered automobile in a portion of Springfield, Massachusetts that is now Chicopee, Massachusetts. The Duryea's "motor wagon" was a used horse-drawn buggy that the brothers had purchased for $70 and into which they had installed a 4 HP, single cylinder gasoline engine.
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