Big Fins, Dual-Quad Carbs, Seats Nine: The 1957 Plymouth Suburban

Could the '57 Suburban be the greatest family hauler ever made? It got better gas mileage than present-day monster SUVs, while seating more passengers and looking orders of magnitude more attractive.

Admittedly, the 290-horse 318 Poly engine with the twin 4-barrel carbs was a $320 option (the 301 was standard), but what kind of clueless car buyer wouldn't have wanted that setup on a new Mopar wagon? Plymouth Dealer Quick!

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