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Old 01-06-2009, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by curtis73
It doesn't show up in the Standard Catalog of American Cars, but its possible
That's because it's a truck.

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Originally Posted by curtis73
I think I recall that from a GMC pickup... and the Oshawa plant is in a suburb of Toronto.
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Originally Posted by scrimshaw
Did GMC make a passenger wagon called the gaucho, also called the Beaville in some places.
You're both on the right track, but Curtis was the first to mention GMC, which is the answer I was looking for.

The Gaucho was one of the models of G series full-size vans offered by GMC in the mid 1970's. I suspect that the Gaucho was a Canadian market vehicle, but I'm not sure. They are very rare. This is the best picture I could come up with on a Google image search:

(seriously, that's the best I could find)

My neighbor had one of these when I was a kid. It is the only one I've ever seen. In my area, they called this a GMC Rally or Vandura, and it's Chevy equivalent was the Beauville. Beauvilles started as a 4 door Bel-Air station wagon in 1955.

In case anyone's wondering, the Caballero Diablo was one of the GMC versions of the El Camino. It had a huge decal on the hood similar to what a Firebird had.

Wow, I thought this would have been an easy question.

Curtis, the floor is yours....
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