Here is a quick story of the innovative Walter Baker, his electric cars and ground breaking record racers, including 1902 Baker Electric ”Torpedo Kid”, as told in Popular Science Monthly, Volume 88, January 1916.
For further information don’t miss a great article by Michael Lamm at The Old Motor!
Let’s find out as much as possible about this ground braking car! All contributions by anyone who know or can find any additional historic or technical information, pictures, drawings articles etc. of the original Baker Electric Torpedo kid is greatly appreciated!
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I have found a few historic pictures of the Torpedo kid.