Originally Posted by Frank S
If you limit your speed to 55mph a lot of vintage autos could be considered. Frank S
Here are a few captions from articles....
At Riverside Racetrack a 67 Chev Caprice with a 30' Airstream in tow does some " pushed to the limit offroading" on hilly, uneven, terrain.....No problem.
Motorcade magazine test a 65 Dodge and a 4,500lb., 30' Airstream and reached 94MPH. Conclusion...The Dodge made an excellant tow vehicle for this TT. Towing the Airstream was a solid and steady, an almost effortless delight.
Road Test of 1955
, 188HP, Mercury towing a 30' Airstream.... On a straight course 91 MPH was reached.
In the 70's Caravaner's Insurance company did some testing. A Dodge Coronet towed a 30' Airstream at 115 MPH and stayed true.
Independant testing in the 90's: Quote: In the interest of science I have towed Airstreams with cars (performance tires installed) at 100MPH Quote:
Not that one would consider towing an Airstream at such sppeds but it does illustrate the capabilities.