When was the first V8 engine built?

Answer In 1902, French inventor Leon Levavasseur patented the first V8 engine. It was used to power airplanes and racing boats. Henry Ford unveiled the first mass-produced V8 engine for cars, dubbed the F... Read More »

Top Q&A For: When was the first V8 engine built

Who built the first automobile engine?

The first self-propelled vehicle was a steam-powered military tractor built for the French army by inventor Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot in 1769. But the modern car is more properly dated to 1885, when Ka... Read More »

When was the first IBM PC built?

The first IBM PC, also known as the 5150, was released in August of 1981. The development of the 5150 personal computer began one year prior in IBM's Boca Raton, Florida, location.References:IBM A... Read More »

When was the first chevy built?

Chevrolet built its first model, the Chevrolet Series C Classic Six, in 1911. People who worked on the car included entrepreneur William C. Durant, race car driver Louis Chevrolet and designer Etie... Read More »

When was the first jet plane built?

The first jet plane was built in 1939. The Heinkel He 178 took its first flight that same year on Aug. 27. It was the product of German plane builder Ernst Heinkel and German physicist Hans von Oha... Read More »