Most car collectors tend to prefer, well, cars. From sleek sports cars to powerful muscle cars, most collectible vehicles are defined by their low profile. However, there are plenty of people out there who wouldn’t consider driving anything other than a pickup truck.
For that crowd, the 1972 Chevrolet C10 is a perfect blend of collector quality and truck style. In the past few years, this market has been picking up as more people consider making a truck their next garage gem.
It’s In The Details
The Chevrolet C10 is a pretty interesting vehicle. Thanks to the fact that it’s easy to swap out parts, few are still in their original factory condition.
This particular vehicle went through a frame-off restoration to achieve its showroom look. The stunning paint job is the result of it being stripped to bare metal and completely redone.
Under the hood, it features a Built 396 engine and an aluminum radiator with dual electric fans. Power steering and a rebuilt brake system keep you in control despite the fact that this truck is nearly 50 years old.
The 1960s were undoubtedly the era of the pickup truck. With makers like Chevrolet and Dodge leading the way, pickup trucks found their way into suburban neighborhoods and not just the farm. Throughout the decade, buyers started to seek more comfort and style from their trucks rather than just valuing performance.
In this 1972 C10 that is apparent. Its strong stance doesn’t hide the fact that it was built with some style in mind. One could drive this truck downtown in style then turn around and haul hay with it the next day. As a perfect two-in-one, it pays homage to the era that popularized it.
For car collectors with a passion for trucks, this one is a beauty. Learn More