Bi-Autogo (engine cover removed for display purposes).
|Manufacturer||Scripps Automobile Company|
|Designer||James Scripps Booth|
|Body and chassis|
|Curb weight||3,200 lb (1,500 kg)|
Designed and built by Detroit artist & engineer James Scripps Booth, it had the usual two wheels (wooden-spoked, 37 inches (940 mm)), plus two pairs of smaller, retractable outrigger wheels (an idea that has resurfaced since) in the three-seater body. Fitted with wheel steering, it had a 45 hp (33.5 kW) V8 engine (3.5 in × 5 in (89 mm × 127 mm), 384.8 cu in (6,306 cm3)), the first of its kind from a Detroit company, with an external copper tube radiator, and a weight of 3,200 pounds (1,500 kg). Just one was built. it is in the collection of the Detroit Historical Society. The Bi-Autogo was restored in 2017 by Mobsteel in Detroit.
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- "Automotive Showplace | Detroit Historical Society". detroithistorical.org. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
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