Here at Jalopnik, we know we have a (justly earned) reputation for being brown manual wagon stans. But we’re so much more than that. We love brown vans, campers, supercars, coupes, trucks… anything! As our departed colleague Davey G. Johnson was keen to note, brown is the spice of life, and this former SEMA beauty queen for sale in Grand Rapids, Michigan, might just be the spiciest such vehicle ever featured on this humble rag.
Check out the glorious layer cake of burnt sienna, coppers, gold and chocolate stripes on this custom-built 1983 Chevy C30 Camper. No wonder River City Rods, the shop that created this retro masterpiece for the 2019 SEMA show, dubbed its creation “Brown Sugar.” This camper made it to SEMA’s top 40 Battle Of The Builders and was featured in several industry mags.
But this camper isn’t just a pretty face. Sugar here comes