Replica of the riding car in front of the Gottlieb Daimler Memorial in Bad Cannstatt. In 1885, the riding car was built in this workshop as a test unit to prove the suitability of Gotllieb Daimler´s and Wilhelm Maybach´s gas or petroleum engine for everyday use. The riding car is the world´s first motorbike. Gottlieb Daimler applied for the patent on 29 August 1885.