A piece of American automotive history, the GM Futurliner Bus to be auctioned


General Motors has not been have a good time lately, and to top that off, they are now putting a part of their historic Parade of Progress, under the hammer. A line of 12 Futurliner double tired buses which were 33 feet long, 11 feet high took to the roads in the 1940s and 50s to show of GM’s automotive finesse. Today, eight of the original sets are still around and one of them hoes under Auctions America’s hammer, courtesy of well known GM Motorarama car collector Joe Bortz.

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The bus is estimated to garner between $450,000 and $650,000. About the bus, Bortz added, “These Futurliner buses represent the largest artifacts remaining from GM’s great Motorama era and hold a significant place in American automotive history.”
[Autoguide]