Fuel efficiency? Who needs fuel efficiency when you can split the gas money among nine passengers. Today, we pay tribute to the ultimate summer road trip vehicle–the station wagon.┬áChances are your grandma’s grocery-getter wasn’t near as cool as these wagons we spotted at Hot August Nights.

red custom 1957 chevy bel air nomad
1959 ford station wagon with bike on its luggage rack
1955 chevy nomad station wagon
plymouth station wagon muscle car
custom blue 1955 chevy nomad station wagon street rod
red late 1950s custom chevy station wagon
green 1950s era ford Fairlane 2 door wagon
red 1957 chevy bel air nomad wagon
custom red 1964 chevelle station wagon
late 1960s chevelle wagon on street
altered wheel base 1957 chevy bel air wagon
custom 1956 chevy nomad wagon street rod
1955 chevy wagon with a canoe on its roof rack
gasser style 1964 chevelle wagon nostalgia drag car
side view of a customized blue 1956 chevy nomad bel air wagon
red 1958 chevy sedan delivery panel wagon
yellow 1955 chevy nomad station wagon
1950s era ford fairlane four door station wagon
turquoise blue 1957 chevy bel air nomad wagon
ford falcon panel wagon, 1960s era
1950s era ford station wagon in two tone blue
1960s era ford country squire woody station wagon
1955 chevy nomad wagon gasser nostalgia drag car
custom 1956 chevy station wagon
1957 coral pink chevy bel air nomad wagon
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Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.