Vote 2020 graphic
Everything you need to know about and expect during
the most important election of our lifetimes

What's Your Favorite Non-Car (Or Truck) Produced By An Automaker?

Illustration for article titled Whats Your Favorite Non-Car (Or Truck) Produced By An Automaker?
CountersteerYour true stories of good and bad things that happen in cars.

Earlier this week, I was reading BringATrailer as one does and I came across this 1981 Chrysler Sno Runner. Apparently, this little cross between a moped and a snow-mobile was powered by a little single-cylinder Chrysler boat engine and sold alongside the rest of the Mopar product line. While there have been adult toys for sale at Dodge dealers, I had never seen one of these before.

Advertisement

It’s so far removed from the rest of the Chrysler lineup, but it’s still wearing that same Pentastar, and it’s easy to disassemble so you can stick it in the back of your Town and Country (station wagon, of course). It’s an accessory, yes, but it’s also a Chrysler product in its own right. And I think that’s cool as hell.

Illustration for article titled Whats Your Favorite Non-Car (Or Truck) Produced By An Automaker?
Image: Chrysler Corporation
Advertisement

That got me thinking. What other products like these are out there? What other non-car products have automakers designed and marketed under their main brands? I’m not talking about heavy trucks built by automakers, and, to keep it interesting, let’s say motorcycles are out too. But what else like the Sno Runner got built? Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to include images as well!

Max Finkel is a Weekend Contributor at Jalopnik.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

biturbowagon
Biturbowagon

I cannot definitively say that this is my favorite, for I have not yet tried them, but I hope to do so someday:

N.B. I cannot read all replies because these websites have been Kinja’ed for me for over a month now. So, bummer if someone else already mentioned this. I have reported the problem repeatedly, but nothing is fixed. I suspect that an anti-herbal remedy is in order.