1910 Whiting Model A Roadster - James Whiting, president of Flint Wagon Works, built his first car in 1910 after having bought Buick in 1903. William C. Durant, of early GM fame, bought the Whiting line in 1911 and discontinued its production in 1912. He then revamped the Whiting model into the Little Automobile, then took the best features of that Little and combined them w/ a prototype by Louis Chevrolet to create the new Chevrolet Light Six. This car has a 4 cyl., 20hp, 116ci. engine.