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Buster – The legendary Porsche Transporter

Submitted by on February 1, 2015

Buster Porsche TransporterIt’s one of only two ever made, it was built in 1968 and it remains the coolest Porsche Transporter ever built. Say hello to “Buster”.

Brumos Porsche in Jacksonville (FL) are a lucky bunch. They have in their possession a wide range of truly enviable Porsches, however it is for this 1968 factory Porsche Transporter that they are most nostalgic.

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They call it “Buster”, and it’s a Mercedes hauler orginally converted from a passenger bus. It’s one of just two ever built, and it was used by Porsche to cart countless iconic racing machines to and from race day.

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We could go on about the shapes and sizes of various awesome period machines which spent time in the cargo area of this Porsche Transporter, however instead let’s focus on the incredible character of this lumbering truck.

This video focuses on the meaning of Buster not only in the context of Porsche’s racing history, but to the team at Brumos Porsche today. Having been there during the years of Buster’s service, Hurley Haywood helps explain. E-Garage have done a great job on this one, enjoy.

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