Sometimes you find a car that just makes sense in the first photo. You know what it is, what it does, and why it exists. And then there’s this next car. Each time you click the little “next photo” arrow, you are met with more confusion. What am I looking at? What part of a car is that? Why would…what is…who…where…? Hot tub? Seriously? I’m just so completely confused with this next car…but that doesn’t mean I would drive it every day. Find this 1987 Chevrolet Astro Van offered for $18,500 CAD ($14,858 USD) located in Stratford, ON, Canada via kijiji.ca.
It happens three or four times a month without fail, strangers approach me in hushed tones and ask “what is the best platform for an engine swap?” At first, I’m taken back by the fact that I’m being asked such a strange question in the middle of Sunday Mass, but then I shrug my shoulders […]
If there were ever a car that screamed “hey hold my beer and watch this” — this next thing is it. This isn’t the first Astro Van to be equipped with a few extra horsepower…but…just take a closer look.. Find this 1985 Chevrolet Astro Van offered for $16,500 in Fredericksburg, VA via craigslist. Tip from […]
The GMC Safari was a badge engineered version of the popular Chevrolet Astro, but it could be optioned without the tall greenhouse and glass windows — instead it has the panel sides of a creeper work van. The Safari/Astro/Express wasn’t a large van, but it offered a frugal driving experience compared to a full sized […]
This next feature comes from Marve Harwell, who raised his hand when we recently asked for contributors. Take it away Marve! What if your life suddenly became a country song; you lost your job and your dog drove away with your wife and pick-up truck, leaving you with nothing but bad credit. You have to […]
The Chevrolet Astro/GMC Safari was a medium sized van that used light truck power trains in a unibody van chassis. Its rear drive setup separated it from the front-drive mini-vans, but the size (and mass) of the Astro/Safari was closer to the minivans, which makes them the perfect car for a righteous engine swap. Find […]