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What Am I for Sunday 2/13/11


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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:39 PM
One of the most distinctive rears ever on a bus. Photo from Mike W.

We are still waiting on the correct answer to Saturday's

By ppsyclone - Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:55 PM
Mack
By braketester - Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:59 PM
MACK
By TonyClemens - Saturday, February 12, 2011 3:25 PM
With those tailfins it's gotta be a '59 Cadillac.
By clyde318 - Saturday, February 12, 2011 3:39 PM
Mack here as well. With those fins,maybe a Mackillac?
By Don MacKenzie - Saturday, February 12, 2011 3:49 PM
Prototype MACK built in a failed attempt to get Greyhound as a customer.
By peterj - Saturday, February 12, 2011 3:57 PM
Didn't want to cross breed?
By Richard - Sunday, February 13, 2011 1:23 AM
If you were at Macungie  some years ago, you probably rode in it like I did!
By junkmandan - Sunday, February 13, 2011 4:27 AM
Mack------Currently in the Dick Best collection,New Waterford ,Ohio .
By JLB - Sunday, February 13, 2011 4:44 AM
I saw a whole bunch of similar style buses in Malta this summer, they take pride in maintaining a very stylish fleet.
By chocko - Sunday, February 13, 2011 6:00 AM
A little late for but Mack. It was at Macungie and Gerhart's All Mack Day. If I remember correctly this one or another similar one started with 673 and a du-plex trans. Passengers would be amused if the driver started switching both sticks. Joe D.
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Sunday, February 13, 2011 3:27 PM
Yessir, this is a Mack all the way, and the only one of it's kind ever built. This is the Mack MV-620 built in 1957, in the hope that Greyhound Bus Lines would order a fleet of them. Although this bus was considered an engineering success, a change in management at Greyhound sent orders to MCI, and none to Mack. Mack regained ownership of this bus in 1972 and used it for promotional tours including a special bicentenial paint job in 1976. Mack sold the bus in 1990, but fortunately it has been preserved and restored. The MV620 is the only known example of a pilot/prototype/concept bus that is still roadworthy. Brian Kelly had this 1st; thanks to Mike W for the photos.

Oh, and Joe is right, the MV-620 was originally equipped with a 10 speed Duplex !