Like the Buicks mentioned above, Scripps-Booth cars also shared a place in the spotlight at Cranbrook. The developer of this car, James Scripps Booth, was an artist, car designer, a self-taught engineer, and an automotive industrialist. He was also the son of the founders of the Cranbrook Educational Community. The advanced features of the Scripps-Booth Model C included an electric starter, a steering-wheel-mounted horn, and automatic spark advance. Particularly noteworthy was the “step down” construction of the floor, featuring a toe board that was lower than the frame. Hudson popularized this feature in its behemoth Hornet some 30 years later. This car is owned by the grandson of James Scripps Booth.

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