Bertha Benz, wife of the inventor Karl Benz. She invested in Benz' business in enabling him to develop the first patented automobile, and in 1888 she was the first person to drive an automobile over a long distance.
Click visit to take the full quiz! Company founder Karl Benz and his wife Bertha created the first gas-powered vehicle, the Benz Patent Motorwagen. In which year did it debut? The Benz Patent Motorwagen debuted back in 1885. -- Answer: 1885 -- #Cars
The original Benz Patent-Motorwagen, first built in 1885 and awarded the patent for the concept