Johnny Cash’s tour bus, which he used from 1979 to 2003, was restored to its original condition by CMI. The bus was Johnny Cash’s personal touring bus, which he purchased for $553,000 from Custom Coach Corporation in Columbus, Ohio. He used the vehicle for all his tours, including the 1991 Highwayman Tour, where the vehicle also ferried Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson.
TCalled the “JC Unit 1,” the bus is on its second engine, with 370,000 miles.
The walnut in the stateroom comes from Johnny’s farm in Tennessee, which was used by Ulysses S. Grant as his headquarters during the Civil War.
There’s a center galley with sink, stove, refrigerator, freezer and dinette.
The rear stateroom has two sleeper sofas.
The interior has black leather and brown velour, but reflects the normal wear-and-tear from 20 years of heavy touring..
The vehicle has four separate rooms, all with their own TVs, VCRs and radios.