Springfield Coach Builders - 1994-present - Springfield, Missouri

    Springfield Coach Builders

1903 N. Packer Rd.
Springfield, MO 65803
Online: www.springfieldcoachbuilders.com

John Bumgarner was the original founder of Executive Coach Builders 1977.  After selling Executive Coach Builders in the eighties, John became active in the pre-owned limousine market.  In 1994 John started Springfield Coach Builders and hired multiple former employees with many years of experience.

Springfield Coach Builders offers 60"-120" Stretch Lincolns, 70”-120” Stretch Ford Excursions, pre-owned Limousines and Lincoln Town Cars. Springfield Coach Builders' mission is dedicated to manufacturing limousines to the highest of standards, ethical business practices, and our trademark reputation of customer satisfaction.  SCB offers a 24 hour service number- we are always just one phone call away. 

Springfield Coach Builders continues to have one of the industry’s highest customer retention ratios.  At Springfield Coach Builders we understand that our customers are our most valued asset.

Springfield was acquired by Ft Lauderdale, Florida's Coach Industries Group in 2003. Bumgarner was appointed Chairman of CIG. Another large limousine manufacturer, US Coach of West Islip, N.Y., was purchased earlier in the year.


    For more information please read:


The Professional Car (Quarterly Journal of the Professional Car Society)

Gregg D. Merksamer - Professional Cars: Ambulances, Funeral Cars and Flower Cars

Thomas A. McPherson - American Funeral Cars & Ambulances Since 1900

Carriage Museum of America - Horse-Drawn Funeral Vehicles: 19th Century Funerals

Carriage Museum of America -  Horse Drawn - Military, Civilian, Veterinary - Ambulances

Gunter-Michael Koch - Bestattungswagen im Wandel der Zeit

Walt McCall & Tom McPherson - Classic American Ambulances 1900-1979: Photo Archive

Walt McCall & Tom McPherson - Classic American Funeral Vehicles 1900-1980 Photo Archive

Walter M. P. McCall - The American Ambulance 1900-2002

Walter M.P. McCall - American Funeral Vehicles 1883-2003

Michael L. Bromley & Tom Mazza - Stretching It: The Story of the Limousine

Richard J. Conjalka - Classic American Limousines: 1955 Through 2000 Photo Archive

Richard J. Conjalka - Stretch Limousines 1928-2001 Photo Archive

Thomas A. McPherson - Eureka: The Eureka Company: a complete history

Thomas A. McPherson - Superior: The complete history

Thomas A. McPherson - Flxible: The Complete History

Thomas A. McPherson - Miller-Meteor: The Complete History

Robert R. Ebert  - Flxible: A History of the Bus and the Company

Hearses - Automobile Quarterly Vol 36 No 3

Marian Suman-Hreblay - Dictionary of World Coachbuilders and Car Stylists

Daniel D. Hutchins - Wheels Across America: Carriage Art & Craftsmanship

Marian Suman-Hreblay - Dictionary of World Coachbuilders and Car Stylists

Michael Lamm and Dave Holls - A Century of Automotive Style: 100 Years of American Car Design

Nick Georgano - The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile: Coachbuilding

Marian Suman-Hreblay - Automobile Manufacturers Worldwide Registry

G.N. Georgano & G. Marshall Naul - The Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles

Albert Mroz - Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Trucks & Commercial Vehicles

Beverly Rae Kimes & Henry Austin Clark Jr. - Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942

John Gunnell - Standard Catalog of American Cars, 1946-1975

James M. Flammang & Ron Kowalke - Standard Catalog of American Cars, 1976-1999

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