Go Back In Time With This Groovy Supervan From ‘Back To The Future II’
It’s a straight-up Love Machine.
Among the many crazy creations of the late custom car builder George Barris, the SuperVan stands tall as the pinnacle of his far-out design vision. This incredibly strange machine is going on the block at the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.
It was originally built as the “Love Machine,” from a 1966 Dodge Tradesman A-100 van, but was then tweaked into its current form as the star of the 1977 movie SuperVan. It also appeared in Solar Crisis, Sea Quest and as a school bus in Back To The Future II. The freaky vehicle has since been restored to its original SuperVan appearance.
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It’s powered by the original Dodge 318 V8 engine and has a three-on-the-tree manual shift transmission, so you may need to brush up on some old school driving techniques as well as “The Hustle”. There’s even a disco ball hanging inside, should you feel the need to bust some ’70s dance moves.
There’s no estimate of how much this one-of-a-kind vehicle will bring in, but Barris’s signature can only help.
Needless to say, don’t come a-knockin’ if this van’s a-rockin’.