Monday, March 23, 2015

10k: Super Sized: 1964 GMC Suburban Custom

 The sixth generation Chevrolet/GMC Suburban was sold from 1960 to 1966 as full sized extended length sport utility vehicle. The Suburban name is actually the longest running automobile nameplate in production in the history of the world, with the name first used for the 1935 model year.  Today's example has been modified by Armbruster-Stageway (first established in 1880 in Arkansas to build stage coaches for pioneers heading west) who added a few sets of doors and stretched the wheel base considerably and then opened the top for the ultimate safari/tour vehicle.  Find this 1964 GMC Suburban Custom offered for $9,500 in Marysville, CA via craigslist.  Tip from Chebby.

 The Armbruster conversion added 5 rows of seats to the already large Suburban, and a total of 4 doors on the passenger side.  It still only used one door on the driver's side, so adding the twin rear doors for a total of 7 doors.  According to the seller this one was used as a tour vehicle at Yosemite National Park, but it looks perfect for running tours at a safari park or maybe an Uber Black service.

See another oddball custom for cheap?


  1. Now that's what I call Suburban sprawl...

  2. Insert joke about Utah reality show.


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