Ringbrothers Bought The Rat Rod Winnebago. What Should They Do With It?

You probably know custom-car shop Ringbrothers from their high-end Mustang builds. The Wisconsin-based outfit just bought that slammed Winnebago I fell in love with at Barrett-Jackson this week. What should they do with it? » 1/18/14 11:00am 1/18/14 11:00am

NHTSA Recalls 2,944 Winnebagos For Electrical Fire Risk

A Winnebago can be a great place to spend a vacation, but for nearly 3,000 2009-2013 models, replacing a fuse with the wrong type could result in, you guessed it, fiery death. We're pretty sure that at this very moment, Winnebago Man is flipping his shit. » 12/17/12 5:40pm 12/17/12 5:40pm

You Can Own The RV Where Dana Plato Died

Are you a Diff'rent Strokes superfan? Do you write erotic Arnold/Dudley slash fiction? Then boy are you in luck, because the Winnebago Dana Plato overdosed in is for sale. » 5/31/12 3:00pm 5/31/12 3:00pm

Watch "Winnebago Man" for free and talk to the producer

Jack Rebney's bad day was nothing but backroom lore until the web made him Winnebago Man, a.k.a. the angriest man alive. Director Ben Steinbauer tracked down Rebney for the documentary "Winnebago Man," which we're featuring as our first Gearhead Film Friday feature. » 8/12/11 4:00pm 8/12/11 4:00pm

"Winnebago Man" Gets A Documentary

If you're an online denizen you've seen Jack Rebney let fly with hilarious strings of outraged profanity in his "Winnebago Man" series of clips. Now his story has been captured in a documentary of the same name. NSFW language. » 6/08/10 4:30pm 6/08/10 4:30pm

Kamper Krisis: Winnebago Profits Plunge 73%, We Offer Suggestions

RV manufacturer Winnebago has seen sales decline 40% in the third quarter, dragging profits down by an astonishing 73%. But what should the manufacturer of hulking, bricklike houses on wheels with no immediate potential for improved fuel economy expect? Although abandoned RVs have become popular housing options in the… » 7/02/08 9:40am 7/02/08 9:40am

Kid Car Design Contest: Get Ready for Dinosaur Jet Sleds and…

"We want to ignite a passion for design among American children and also raise money to help families cope with serious illnesses." Thus spake Carroll Shelby, announcing his partnership with Road & Track and the Automotive Fine Arts Society to sponsor the sixth annual Kids Automotive Art Contest, which has been on… » 1/25/08 3:15pm 1/25/08 3:15pm

Winnebago Salesman Goes Crazy Shooting Commercial, NSFW


This is definitely NSFW, unless your fellow employees like constant profanity. We've all had bad days at work and maybe let a few F-bombs drop. This star of a Winnebago video brochure, who admits to writing the script for the commercial, is suddenly unable to finish a complete scene without suddenly collapsing into… » 1/02/08 3:30pm 1/02/08 3:30pm

Where'd These TV and Film Cars Go?



Hemmings blogger David Traver Adolphus got to wondering whatever happened to all this season's hero cars of yesteryear, including the Pretty in Pink Karmann Ghia, the Stripes RV and Tom Cruise's Kawi from Top Gun. We'll chime in and add that we're curious about the whereabouts of the Lone Starr's Winnebago from … » 7/18/07 7:00pm 7/18/07 7:00pm

The A-Team Winnebago on eBay!

In 1972, Winnebago produced a sleeps-six recreational vehicle called the Chieftain. This motorhome was promptly adopted by adventurers who wanted to see the world and sleep where they parked. Today, still wanted by vintage-RV collectors, this model survives in tribute to a fictional band of soldiers of fortune. If… » 7/07/06 6:00pm 7/07/06 6:00pm