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The Stout Scarab

This nice and clear press photo, shows us one of the nine Stout Scarab’s which were built before WWII by William B. Stout who was a very forward thinking individual. Which one of the nine this is, we do not know as each one was a bit different. This Detroit area press photo is dated…

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The Stout Bus – A Scarab for the Masses

The first snub nose transit buses hit the streets of the U.S. in 1931, but these were heavy, flat-faced, low speed affairs that didn’t need to take aerodynamics into account. Looking perhaps more like something out of Jules Verne than GM, our photos today show an example of the first generation aerodynamic intercity buses built…

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William Stout Has a Bad Hair Day

This press photo is from April of 1946, when William B. Stout was introducing his new creation to the Detroit area press. Stout was a man who thought outside the box and had already designed and built the famous Stout Scarab. The first nine prewar cars he built were steel framed, which was skinned with aluminum…

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