GM Futureliner
GM Futureliner. One of 12 ever made by GM for the "Parade of Progress" cross country tour in the 50's. Caught it in socal. It may not be abandoned, but whether or not it will ever see the road again is definently questionable.
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bunrithbuth  - February 28, 2019
is this working
ccpanel  - October 1, 2013
best rig ever.
chromenfins  - March 3, 2013
I saw these in a documentury i watched about gm and the fifties
aged1  - August 5, 2011
There is one at the Coopersville Car Show on August 13th 2011 during the Del Shannon Days car show. I think it has been there a few years in a row. They let you climb up in the cockpit (2 story) and everything, makes for a cool picture.
sissyh20  - September 3, 2010
stumbled on this website while looking for truck parts,,started looking in the rusty trucks and found the futurliner,,i spent four hours last nite reading all i could find..i want to thank you for the hookup..what a story..the parade of progress and the telling everyone..too bad all these old trucks arnt honered and restored..
wjk54  - April 8, 2010
Ron Pratte paid 4 million for it at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale Az. it is in his museum in Chandler Az.The same guy that paid 5 mill for the Carroll Shelby (Snake)at Barrett.
buddyhollysedselgirl  - July 24, 2008
My dream bus! The most ugly classic bus ever-gotta have one!
niftyfifty  - April 9, 2008
Thanx kettlekeeper....I will check out that web site as this really peaks my interest
kettlekeeper  - December 23, 2007
This is #10 out of 12 produced by GM. It has been restored and completed in 2006. Check out the progress of this restoration at
myhot56kustom  - November 16, 2007
why hasn't this been restored?we need to preserve our automotive history now before all the tree huggers erase it.
daves  - August 22, 2007
I saw these trucks in 1954,in London Ont. Our High school class went to the Parade of Progress,The right side opened up and you accessed the driver's cab up a ladder,If I remember the driver sat in the middle of the cab.We thought they were right out of the Space Age.GM had their Concept cars in them,Pontiac Firebird,Buick LeSabre etc.
crazyforholleys  - May 20, 2007
yeah ineed a little info on this bad boy!! chaching!
55pickup  - May 1, 2007
don't know alot about these babies...can anybody enlighten me?
fenderuse22  - April 24, 2007
This would be totally awesome to try go through the "drive thru" at Wendy's in! hehehe
panelguy  - April 11, 2007
out of the original 12....9 have been accounted if this is one the missing should go to Natmus to be restored...look at the website to see what they
panelguy  - April 10, 2007
these things are sooooo just gotta check out the futureliner website...
hotroddad  - April 8, 2007
There's one of these in Teal on the side of I-70 west near Kanas City
jocko13  - April 4, 2007
can you say millionare?
got2haveajeep  - March 27, 2007
Please bring it back to life. It would be cool to see another one of these being sold @ Barrett-Jackson.
v8shadow  - February 22, 2007
Whatever its worth, it is UGLY.
vibesup  - February 22, 2007
It's worth every penny of $1 Million in its poor condition. Heck, $500,000 rusted out completely
corvairscaddys  - February 13, 2007
I'll bet he wants one million for it know!
shooter  - January 28, 2007
I know EXACTLY where that thing is...and it is NOT for sale. Neat to see! And it is in SoCal.
tcchuck2005  - January 2, 2007
The Futureliner sold at Barret Jackson in January 2006 for $4,320,000. The highest price ever paid at B-J. It had been restored in the 90's and used as promo for a Canadian cell phone company. It had safety cameras, remote control lights, and video monitors.
digger  - December 21, 2006
where is it at i would love to see it
47chevjyd  - December 15, 2006
wat is it??????
johnnyb75  - December 1, 2006
Old cars Weekly did a story on this about a year ago. I'm sure it's possible to get a copy of the story. Also, there was a junk one behind the car museum in Auburn, OH I saw about 11 years ago.
66gmcal  - November 20, 2006
i belive there was 12 of these built
rusto44  - November 18, 2006
There was about 4 or 5 of these built by GMC in the 50's they were part of their futerama displays across the country.
gkrantz5959  - November 2, 2006
I was in grand rapids michigan about 6 years ago getting parts for my 33 chevy at an old parts place. They had this picture on the counter and were asking for donations to restore it. At that time I think it was in Muskegan Michian but I remember the NATMUS thing, it rings a bell. Last year I saw the auction where the guy bid I think 4 million for the one at barrets
robertob  - October 1, 2006
rustyoldman  - August 3, 2006
Not only should be SO fue out their must be resored!
brady381need68c10  - July 17, 2006
that tv auction u saw it on was jackson barret
churchtoolman  - July 11, 2006
This may be the one that is being restored for a museum in Auburn In....The NATMUS museum to be exact. They do have one but I haven't kept up on it's progress.
ducksrus1983  - May 19, 2006
i seen one of these go for sale on tv auction for a couple million restored
rustyrides  - January 22, 2006
Vehicles pictured in Rusty Rides are not for sale! Rusty Rides serves as a tribute to classic vehicles that have been left to rust away in barns, fields, yards, and along roads. Please visit our classifieds for vehicles that are for sale.
mmalleck  - January 20, 2006
I would like to know who owns this beast and where it is located. Interesting vehicle...
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Created: May 02, 2008 By: oldride
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