Expedition Portal Classifieds :: 1964 Clark Cortez Coach

Expedition Portal Classifieds :: 1964 Clark Cortez Coach
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In 1969, the Apollo 11 astronauts were transported to their spaceship in a modified Clark Cortez RV emblazoned with NASA logos. It was a historic moment in a historic vehicle. Clark Equipment, the manufacturer of the Cortez, built fewer than 4,000 vehicles between 1963 and the late 1970s, making this unique vehicle a bit of a collector’s item which, over the years, has developed a cult following. Sadly, most of the Cortez RVs that previously cruised the expansive highways and byways of North America have met a rusty demise, forgotten in backyards or driveways where many have deteriorated beyond repair. But there are a few hundred of these vehicles still cruising around the country. Perhaps you’ve even seen one yourself, rolling down the highway at a cool top speed of 55 mph.

 

Here’s your chance to own a piece of history. I am selling my very own 1964 Clark Cortez RV that I purchased in 2016 from a retired diesel railroad mechanic in Woodland, Wa.... Continue Reading at Expedition Portal



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