The monster Class A motorhome you see trundling down the interstate has an ancestor. It’s GM’s wild Futurliner, over 11 feet tall and weighing around 13 tons. And guess when this baby first appeared?
No, it’s not a new model from the folks at Jackson Center. It’s a beautiful old 69er converted into a cigar-smoker’s paradise—complete with classy ‘Cigarista’ girls to pour your drink and light your stogie.
The Love Bus is still alive. VW Brasil ships its new Type 2 Kombis to Britain, where they’re turned into campervans and sent off to ramble around The Shires.
It’s Thunderbirds and The A-Team rolled into one, a low and sleek sportscoach that stunned the RV industry when it launched in late 1972. Today, exactly thirty years after production stopped, the GMC Motorhome is becoming a cult icon.
Style mavens and rockabilly freaks rejoice! There’s a new alternative to the Airstream: the very retro and very cool $20,300 Shasta Airflyte 12 from Coachmen.
There’s no shortage of online information about these vehicles: ‘airstream’ is one of the most common Google searches relating to RVs. The biggest issue is how to find the really useful stuff.