Back in 1932, the small American company Stout began to market an unusual vehicle with movable seats that could be configured in many directions by the owner. However, the $5000 price during the depression years did not sell many example when a Chrysler Airflow could be purchased for less than $1400 by the mid-30’s. But, the vehicles did seem to inspire the later generations of future minivans.stout-scarab-2