On the road again: Willie Nelson's old tour bus for sale in East - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

On the road again: Willie Nelson's old tour bus for sale in East Texas

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share
The 1983 Eagle tour bus gets 7 mpg with the generator running. (Source: Craigslist) The 1983 Eagle tour bus gets 7 mpg with the generator running. (Source: Craigslist)
WHITEHOUSE, TX (KLTV) - Willie Nelson fans rejoice. Now you can take a leaf out of Nelson's book and tour the country in his old bus.

Alen Moffitt said the 1983 Eagle tour bus was purchased by a man in Whitehouse from a private seller in Alabama. Moffitt posted the advertisement on Craigslist for the owner, who buys cars and other vehicles as a hobby. The online listing, which was posted on Sunday afternoon, quickly got out of hand, with calls coming from across the world. Moffitt said he had received over 25 calls on Friday alone.

The bus, which was built for Nelson in the 80s, sleeps eight or more people. It's a gas hog, though - the 92 Detroit Diesel engine gets 7 mpg with the 15 kW diesel generator running. It has four air conditioning units on the roof and Moffitt says the bus is in great working condition.

Moffitt said many people have asked him if the bus smells like marijuana. He said that the owner fixed the bus up and repaired the inside, steam cleaning the fabric so the interior smells fresh and clean.

Bidding for the bus is up to $65,000 as of 1:53 p.m. on Friday afternoon. You can make an offer until midnight on Saturday by calling or texting (903) 262-4950.

Copyright 2014 KLTV. All rights reserved
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Grim details of school counselor's decapitation revealed in hearing

    Grim details of school counselor's decapitation revealed in hearing

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:52:06 GMT
    Although Terrell Johnson told reporters he was guilty as he was being walked into the courthouse, that's not a formal plea and not part of any official record. (Photo source: WLOX)Although Terrell Johnson told reporters he was guilty as he was being walked into the courthouse, that's not a formal plea and not part of any official record. (Photo source: WLOX)

    A Stone County man charged with murdering his mother admitted to reporters that he killed her. But that shocking admission pales in comparison to what he told authorities on the day he was arrested.

    More >>

    A Stone County man charged with murdering his mother admitted to reporters that he killed her. But that shocking admission pales in comparison to what he told authorities on the day he was arrested.

    More >>
  • Jackson County's Acadian Ambulance awarded bronze recognition

    Jackson County's Acadian Ambulance awarded bronze recognition

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:22:27 GMT
    Acadian Ambulance is one of the largest ambulance services in the nation, offering emergency and non-emergency transportation to areas in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. (Photo source: WLOX)Acadian Ambulance is one of the largest ambulance services in the nation, offering emergency and non-emergency transportation to areas in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Acadian Ambulance is one of the largest ambulance services in the nation, offering emergency and non-emergency transportation to areas in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. (Photo source: WLOX)Acadian Ambulance is one of the largest ambulance services in the nation, offering emergency and non-emergency transportation to areas in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The Jackson County branch of Acadian Ambulance received the Lifeline EMS Bronze Recognition Award from the American Heart Association’s Mission.

    More >>

    The Jackson County branch of Acadian Ambulance received the Lifeline EMS Bronze Recognition Award from the American Heart Association’s Mission.

    More >>
  • Officials: Only 10 minutes in a hot car can kill you

    Officials: Only 10 minutes in a hot car can lead to death

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:08:46 GMT
    Officials are highlighting the dangers of hot cars (photo source: WLOX)Officials are highlighting the dangers of hot cars (photo source: WLOX)
    Officials are highlighting the dangers of hot cars (photo source: WLOX)Officials are highlighting the dangers of hot cars (photo source: WLOX)

    Officials say it only takes 10 minutes in a hot car for your body to rise to a deadly temperature.

    More >>

    Officials say it only takes 10 minutes in a hot car for your body to rise to a deadly temperature.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly