While it's easy to understand the appeal of watching a fast car run a blisteringly fast 1/4, occasionally it's fun to watch a vehicle run a painfully slow 1/4. That is of course as long as the vehicle in question is a 1954 GM Futurliner.
The kids over at BoingBoing have some interesting facts about the Barrett-Jackson-wowing Futurliner that we didn't know. Of twelve originally constructed for GM's shows, the first of the big buses was built in 1940. The internal displays included everything from cutaway jet engines to the latest and most fab-tastic…
Our top-secret Barrett-Jackson correspondent reports on the sale of GM's Futurliner — a mega-bus designed by Harley Earl and built for GM's Motorama presentations in 1950.Example of GM's post-war market dominance and technological prowess, or glorified Oscar Meyer Wienermobile? You make the call. [.]