Da Vinci "Pup" cyclecar and Bi-Autogo
View of a Da Vinci "Pup" cyclecar and a Bi-Autogo, designed by James Scripps Booth. Typed on back: "Subject: Da Vinci 'Pup' and Bi-Autogo, as displayed in 1935. Collection: MS10/James Scripps Booth Collection. Date: 1935. Location: Detroit, Mich. (at Terminal Avenue shop) Photographer: John or James Booth? Source: John M. Booth. I.D.: As above." Handwritten on back: "Took blue ribbon first prize at Auto Jubilee, 1946 for most popular old car even over original old Ford. Large two wheel Biautogo, 1911-1912. First 8 cyl. [undecipherable] engine in Detroit (before Cadillac). First folding arm rest in body. First invisible door hinges on a car. Compressed air starter, weight 4300. 140 inch wheelbase, designed and built by James Scripps Booth. Small Da Vinci 'Pup' cyclecar, 1150 lbs, speed 90 mph, belt driven, built by James Scripps Booth, 1929-30, cost 30,000.00."
- Resource ID:
- Experimental automobiles
- Booth, James Scripps, 1888-1954
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
- MS10/James Scripps Booth Collection, Folder 9, Da Vinci "Pup" automobile, 1929
- Physical rights are retained by DPL. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.