In this modern world filled with all kinds of SUVs and Crossovers, the classic station wagon is basically an extinct spices. Once symbols of suburban America, station wagons were a common sight in millions of mid-class driveways and on shopping mall parking all over the country. However, the SUV craze of the late `90s killed this segment and today only a few manufacturers sell station wagons in America. The situation is more or less the same in the rest of the world.
That is why we have compiled the list of 25 best and most memorable station wagons ever produced. From the early days of motoring to last surviving cars of this kind, the station wagons represent a stylish blend of practicality and elegance and cannot be forgotten so easily. Some of them even had powerful engines and were fast not just utilitarian. For all of those who grew up in the `60s, `70s, and `80s this will be trip down the memory lane and for those who are not familiar with these cool vehicles, this will be a reminder why we shouldn’t let them disappear. So, here we go.
1. Pontiac Bonneville Safari
One of the coolest American station wagons is definitely the late 1950s Pontiac Bonneville Safari. Interestingly, Pontiac always named its long roof models “Safari” and made them pretty special compared to similar GM products.
One of the things that made the 1959 Bonneville Safari very desirable is the 389 V8 with 300 HP which transformed this family cruiser into a proper station wagon muscle car.