What engine was in the GM Futurliner?

GM Futurliner
Engine 4-cylinder diesel (1940–1946) GMC 302ci 6-cylinder (1953–1956)
Transmission Manual (1940–1946) 4-speed hydramatic and 2-speed manual gearbox (1953–1956)
Wheelbase 20 feet 8 inches (6.3 meters)

How much is a GM Futurliner worth?

A rare, and enormous, 1950 General Motors Futurliner bus sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction Saturday for $4 million. The money will benefit a charity for military members and their families. The bus sold as part of the automotive collection of Arizona-based real estate developer Ron Pratte.

What happened to the kindig GM Futurliner?

Photos via MAG Auctions. While a much-hyped and fully restored Futurliner consigned to auction apparently failed to sell over the weekend, another one of the 12 GM Parade of Progress buses recently found a new home after traveling from California all the way to Germany.

What is a GM Futurliner?

The GM Futurliners are custom built vehicles that were styled by Harley Earl in the 1940s; they were also a very important part of the Parade of Progress. Front right of Futurliner #3 on display in Salt Lake City, UT.

Does kindig own the Futurliner?

The 1939 Futurliner No. Each numbered Futurliner covered a different topic from jet engine technology and agriculture to stereophonic sound and microwave ovens. According to Dave Kindig, owner, president and designer of Kindig-It Design in Salt Lake City, this piece is “35,000 pounds of history.”

How much is kindig-it worth?

Dave Kindig Net Worth

Net Worth $2,500,000
Height 5’5”
Country of origin U.S.
State/City of origin Salt Lake City, Utah
Last Updated 2019

How much did the kindig-it futurliner restoration cost?

In 1939, GM introduced 12 Futurliners, hand built buses that could house each technological display in its main body. The estimated cost of each Futurliner in 1939 was said to be $100,000 each.

How many futurliner still exist?

12 Futurliners
The Futurliner is an impressive behemoth of a vehicle, a symbol of the American automotive industry. Currently, there are only 9 of the original 12 Futurliners that still exist and the National Automotive and Truck Museum located here in Auburn, Indiana displays one of them.

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