Here’s something you don’t find every day: an eight-wheeled Buick motorhome. Called the ShamRockAway, it was built in the 1960s by noted Buick enthusiast and RVer J. Dennis McGuire of Alma, Michigan.
The ShamRockAway was built from four 1962 Buick station wagons into one large, functional motorhome that’s definitely a sight for sore yes. As explained by the late creator, he “kept one wagon whole in the middle, split another in half, and welded the front and back on the one in center.” There are also pieces from two more Buick wagons to make the entire equation come together. The result is certainly remarkable and interesting, to say the least.
In fact, McGuire seems to have coined a slogan in building the ShamRockAway: “Old Buicks never die – they just stack up.”
“Dad’s creation surely brought many smiles to people’s faces. That was dad. An Irishman, with lots of sayings, he enjoyed making people smile,” wrote McGuire’s daughter, Colleen, who provided