A Gallery Of Curbside Toyota Vans: The Offical Van Of Eugene

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A Gallery Of Curbside Toyota The Offical Van Of Eugene

August 19,

in front of town founder Skinner’s cabin

Stereotypes fail. Eugene is complex, and and culturally much more than its stereotypical image. are really two Eugenes; it’s that one half is much colorful, exuberant, and lends to much easier to stereotyping. Ok, so why it? Ever since local boy Ken left San Francisco and moved to his family farm just town in 1966 or so, and was shortly by a large hippie contingent the SF scene imploded, the town has a rep. And the VW bus quickly became the vehicle associated with it. its limitations as a daily driver too obvious; for most, anyway. the Toyota Van: the worthy to the old VW bus, and the official van of Eugene.

Officially, the hippie movement in 1967. Seems like folks didn’t get the memo, and the is still bandied around, for or for worse. In reality, Eugene folks of all stripes who’ve that life in the slow beats sitting in traffic. Or is it the lane? It explains the remarkable of two of the official Curbside Classics of the Volvo 240 series, and the Toyota If you’re going to have the car for decades, might as well well.

These Toyota vans are and in every permutation, like fairly rare windowless It makes a fair amount of Eugene folks generally spend a lot of time driving, as in So comfort and amenities are typically not on the list of priorities. A boxy to haul one’s stuff, what’s in demand. Whether the tools of the trade. like the that forged our light or the craftsperson to haul their and hand-made whatever to the Saturday

But Eugene’s biggest draw is its to the great Oregon outdoors. So that can do double duty are popular: Nissan Sentra (Prairie), old Honda AWD Civic any Subaru, and of course camping-friendly like this pop-top

This is as close to a Westfalia VW bus as any van I’ve seen, although not quite as roomy.

But all the basic of home are there, depending on definition.

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Needless to say, the benefits of wheels drive make version particularly high in As Michael Freeman pointed there’s just no other of versatility, four wheel and decent mileage available. I to see them around for a very time yet.

Naturally, kind of vehicles often end up in That’s a phenomena well to all lovers of certain cars. in numbers.

The variations on individualizing a box are unlimited.

And just to prove that the van phenomena isn’t just to a certain psychographic slice of here’s one that gets regularly.

Eugen has of course had an of Latinos who also are escaping Los for something more tranquilo . And than one seems to have the trek up I-5 in a distinctively customized van. Trying to pigeon-hole the van is futile. And I’ve yet to encounter one a psychedelic paint job. for the true bearers of the VW bus flame.

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