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Car Spotting: Giving this one the boot

Meet the Bootmobile

No, I do not mean the Batmobile. Outdoor retailer L.L. Bean decided that it needed something to celebrate its 100th anniversary by creating this memorable vehicle. I was stopped at a major intersection not far from my home when I spotted it across from me in the oncoming lane. I could not get my phone up fast enough to grab this picture and I’m sure that’s the thought behind it.

Imagine the looks this gets in traffic.

The Bootmobile is 20.5 feet long, 7.5 feet wide, 13 feet tall, and of course, street legal. The base vehicle is a Ford F-250a Super Duty Power Stroke with a fiberglass body. What size would this be in real life? Picture a man that’s 143 feet tall.

I love different looking cars

This comes from a guy who owned a Gremlin and Pacer

amc gremlin, american motors gremlin, american sub compactsBy Paul Daniel

Some called them weird but there is a line. A different car is more than a one and done. It’s a car with a production over several years, in the case of the Gremlin 70-78, and selling hundreds of thousands of units, 671,475 for the Gremlin. Continue reading I love different looking cars