This next Midas IH Scout comes as a tip from Hugh who writes: Including photos of the inside of the engine, but not with oil? These were pretty over the top back then, seems pretty cheap. This IH Scout II is in decent shape and is one of the rare “Midas Edition” version that offered some luxury bits inside the rugged beast. Find this 1977 International Harvester Scout Midas bidding for $14,000 in Mansfield, TX via ebay.
The early 1970s fuel crisis hit small domestic automakers (like International Harvester from Fort Wayne, Indiana) hard and they didn’t have the resources to retool their entire fleet to meet the new requirements for emissions and fuel economy. So…what did they do? Only the most logical thing, which was to enter a joint venture with […]
The International Harvester Scout was a big SUV built in Fort Wayne, Indiana starting in 1961 and continuing all the way to 1980. The Scout II was introduced in 1971 and there were a number of special editions over the years, including the sweet Midas Edition. Find this 1980 International Harvester Scout II Midas Edition currently […]
The Independence from Boring celebration continues with a piece of rare steel from Fort Wayne, IN built by the International Harvester company around the bicentenial celebrations of 1976. International celebrated our nations 200th birthday by producing a number of limited editions of the Scout II SUV. The Spirit of 76 edition and Patriot editions added […]