Tech experts use this image to illustrate the idea of a minimum viable product. Not once did I hear someone point out that it is historically backwards. Why not?
The wisdom of the principle lies in making the product gradually more sophisticated, each iteration technically building on the previous one to deliver more value.
The problem is that the car came sixty years before the motorcycle
More important, neither were the first commercially successful application of the steam engine. It was the train.
Our intuition to start small and grow can be misleading. Technology is tricky because it tends to be big and expensive before it can be made smaller, cheaper, simpler, and better in many ways.