The motorized monstrosity you see before you is a very rare 1986 Lands Motor Company Precedent. Only two were ever known to have been built, at a cost of more than $1 million, which 20 years ago was real money.

The Precedent might be considered an early hybrid, mating a Ford 5.0L engine to a Corvette rear end enclosed in a fiberglass body with Citroen doors. Inside, there's leather seating for six and, 20 years before Chrysler thought of it, rear seats that swivel! The interior is paneled in real rosewood, which, combined with the electric liquor-dispenser and minibar, makes the Precedent more of a tall, ungainly limousine than a tall, ungainly minivan. Back seat entertainment is provided by the period-correct, possibly black and white 8" television.

A Google search turns up very little information about either the Precedent or the company that built it, but some lucky Precedent collector (of which we're guessing there could be fewer than two) could take this beauty (a relative term) home for only $35,000! That's a $465,000 discount not even factoring in inflation.

[Source: Craigslist via Jalopnik]


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