Remember the good old days when cars were cars and men were men? Well, now thanks to eBay you too can go back to a time when the massive road beasts of yesteryear roamed the streets. Thanks to a bizarre affinity for station wagons, I always find myself searching sites like Craigslist and Ebay for these old battle tanks. Maybe it’s because that’s what I grew up with as a kid, or maybe I just like the fact that they’re 20-feet long and made of true Detroit steel. Either way though, I’m constantly diggin’ on these things.
While perusing the pages of eBay I came across this brown beauty. Clad in its original dark brown paint with simulated wood paneling, this car just screams ROAD TRIP!! This is a 1972 Chrysler Town & Country Wagon and is one of only 6,473 ever built. It comes equipped with Chrysler’s bulletproof 7.2-liter 440 V8, an automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, factory air conditioning, power door locks, tilt/telescopic steering wheel, cruise control, dual power seats, AM/FM stereo and luggage rack. That’s pimpin’ right there people.
It also has enough room for you and three of your buddies to go and romp around the United States in old school classic comfort. Plus it’s got plenty of room to haul all your crap. I can tell you from experience that if you’ve never driven a true piece of classic American iron then you’re missing out. They don’t drive in as much as they “float” down the open road, plus, if you ever hit anything you know that you’re going to come out on the winning end of things. Now if I only had some extra room…