In keeping with its Mecum Auctions Orlando 2022 itemizing, it is referred to as a 1990 Kingsley Coach Motorhome. The now-defunct producer, Kingsley Coach, may need constructed about 100 of those truck-in the-front, bus-in-the-back motorhomes. The corporate apparently constructed one for LeAnn Rimes, which naturally drew consideration to the corporate. The Mecum instance was apparently the primary Kingsley motorhome constructed for 1990, claiming serial quantity 1001.
So what precisely is it? It is a 1990 Peterbilt 379 semi-truck with an MCI bus hooked up to the again. In fact, the bus portion has been remodeled into a full-on lavish residing area with all of the facilities of recent Class A RVs. Like an RV, the truck cab and residing quarters are linked, as in, the driving force can go pee with out getting out of the motorhome.
From the skin, the 1990 Peterbilt 379 Kingsley Coach calls for consideration, regardless of its reasonably mundane silver exterior—which, if one needed to get loopy, may very well be remodeled into Optimus Prime for the final word shock-value. It is true that at this time’s stacker-towing diesel pushers are really spectacular setups, but when an enormous ‘ol Peterbilt large rig with its diesel Cummins big-cam 400 and ginormous stacks pulled into the tenting spot subsequent to you, absolutely it could stand out as very distinctive and strikingly unique within the sea of cream beige plain-vanilla soulless motorhomes.
The western-themed inside is totally rad, clad with subway tile, rustic paneling, and a toilet sink bowl that appears prefer it’s straight out of a elaborate Vegas resort. The itemizing says that the inside was stripped in 2020 to obtain some new visually impactful options: 0.75-inch flooring, tongue and groove wooden all through, furnishings, and LED lighting in and out. Different purposeful requirements included a brand new water heater, water tank, 12,500 kW generator, three rooftop air-con models, marine grade wiring, and tires.
Assume this Peterbilt motorhome is out of your league? It bought for solely $154,000. Perhaps we’re simply star-struck, however that does not appear outrageous for one thing so uncommon with low mileage (106,098). Or perhaps we’re simply jaded by the astronomical costs of latest and used Class A and Class C motorhomes, to not point out the extreme value of overland rigs. It is not a poor man’s interest. Should you’re gonna do it, then why not do it with a big-rig RV conversion that handles higher than a motorhome, may be serviced by any Peterbilt service heart alongside your route, and is safer than a motorhome within the occasion of a front-end collision? It is a terrific excuse to drive and personal a semi, a bucket-list merchandise on each accounts.
Benefit from the photos and keep in mind—there’s extra on the market than the beige field.