Happy 35th to “Vacation” and the awful Wagon Queen Family Truckster


It was nauseatingly awful, and that made it a star. Thirty-five summers ago, Americans became oddly fascinated with the fictional Wagon Queen Family Truckster, a Metallic Pea-painted, faux wood-paneled, eight-headlight monster of a station wagon that required a strong constitution to look at and a tremendous amount of courage (or total lack of ego) to drive.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/08/08/happy-35th-to-vacation-and-the-awful-wagon-queen-family-truckster