Publish date: 2016-06-07 08:55:05
Nothing lasts forever except the undying love of Americans to pick-up trucks. Ever since the inception of the first pick-up truck, it easily gained fans and after all these years, these trucks sustained its popularity.
Today, current generation of pickup trucks is characterized by its massive body and powerful engines but even if they totally out powered their predecessors, newer trucks can’t match the charisma of classic pickup trucks. Here are five of the most captivating and highly desirable classic pickup trucks.
1953-1956 Ford F100 Pickups
The F Series pickup was introduced in 1948. This truck was available in different body styles including pickup, panel truck, cab-over engine and conventional truck. In 1953, the second generation F-series was redesigned and it became famous for its legendary front grille. This truck is highly reliable and most of the people back in 1950s chose to buy the F100 because of its high-quality build.
1947-1955 GM Advance Design Pickups
It is one of the most recognizable classic pickup trucks of all time. Mostly, these trucks were modified to become a heavily customized restomods with fuel-injected engines.
This truck was the first redesigned release of Chevrolet after the World War II. Moreover, from 1947 to 1955, it was the most purchased pickup truck in the United States.
1967-1972 Chevrolet C10/C20/K10 Cheyenne Pickups
In 1960, Chevrolet introduced their new light innovative pickup truck and this truck featured many firsts. Its second generation runs from 1967 to 1972 and the design of these trucks were the perfect vehicle to represent the classic trucks.
1948-1952 Ford F1 Pickups
This is the first F-series pickup and it is one of the most collectible classic trucks of all time. Even if it was the first F-series pickup trucks, most of these trucks nowadays were in good condition. Some of them were restored to its original factory specifications while others are restored with modifications to accommodate the modern technologies.
1937-1947 Ford Pickups
These are the ancestors of the F-series pickup trucks. Its design featured rounded corners with horizontal bars in the convex front and hooded-side grilles.
Starting in 1930, Ford pickup trucks were redesigned with sleek styles. Several body options were also added to give their customers a variety. Some of the first trucks from 1930 have deluxe trim; all of them have stainless steel radiator and headlights. However, regardless of the body color, its fender was always painted in black.
The 1937 models of Ford pickup was powered with the new V-8 engine, the 136 cu in engine is rated with 60hp but an optional 221 cu in with 85hp was available.
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