526 Years On, Da Vinci’s Clockwork Car Constructed

Professor Paulo Galluci and his team have built a working model of Leonard Da Vinci’s clockwork powered car, designed in 1478. Previous attempts have been made to create the vehicle, but they failed to work properly. This is thought to be due to a misunderstanding of the original design, which is corrected in the new model. Apart from the 1/3 scale replica, the team have also made a full size model but have not dared to test it. Professor Galluzzi explained; It is a very powerful machine. It could run into something and do serious damage

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