The Cricket III incorporated many of his ahead-of-the-time ideas: torsion-bar suspension, stainless steel body, one-piece frame, rear-mounted engine, aircraft type control column for steering and braking and no-glare, slotted headlights. Among his many patents was an engine which would run on any fuel. In 1933 he built Boston’s first parking garage.
Specifications: This vehicle was a test bed (a vehicle used for testing new equipment, components, systems, engines, etc.), so the specifications varied widely.
Accession no. 1994G17