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the stout scarab

while we were in maine last month, we visited the owls head transportation museum.

one of the pieces on display was a 1935 Stout Scarab. a handbuilt car of which only a handful were ever produced. it was ridiculously expensive for the time.

1935 stout scarab

i finally remembered to look it up – get this. rear engine, cab-forward driving position. flexible seating with a small table that can be deployed. unit-body construction. four wheel independent suspension.

what was that year again? 1935.

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