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Under The Influence: Pop Top Can Cars are tin cans on wheels

by Chris Tutor (RSS feed) on Sep 17th, 2009 at 7:27PM

Driving with a beer in hand is just bad form. But driving a beer? Well, that's just cantastic! Our colleagues at Hemmings Auto Blogs turned up a keg's worth of photos and information about these Beetle-based beermobiles from the 1980s. A Florida company called Automotive Innovations owned by Ron Wharton created the cars for the Stroh Brewery Company for promotional use, with one leading a daily parade at the 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville, Tenn. The builder was granted an exemption from federal safety standards and were limited to building only 300 of the fiberglass-bodied cars a... Read More

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