9 Six-Figure Chevrolet Trucks

Posted on 21. Oct, 2017 by in GM Canada


9 Six-Figure Chevrolet Trucks

Tracing a many desired selected Chevy trucks sole during Barrett-Jackson auctions

2017-10-19

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DETROIT (Thursday, Oct 19, 2017) ― As selected Chevrolet trucks boost in recognition with enthusiasts, some-more trucks are going adult for auction and sale prices for a many desired trucks keep increasing.

“Vintage trucks, generally Chevrolets, have been gaining recognition with collectors, to a indicate they are rivaling flesh cars,” pronounced Craig Jackson, authority and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. “What’s enchanting is collectors are looking for really opposite vehicles: The many collectible flesh cars are numbers-matching survivors; a many sought-after selected trucks are full tradition builds, and buyers are looking for both singular pattern elements and high-quality craftsmanship.”

“Part of a seductiveness of a selected Chevrolet lorry is a event to build a tradition lorry of your dreams,” pronounced Sandor Piszar, U.S. offered executive for Chevrolet Trucks. “Solid trucks can be found for comparatively low costs, though a sky is a extent in terms of physique work, framework and opening upgrades. As such, Chevrolet trucks are a good choice for collectors of all ages.”

As we demeanour behind during 100 years of Chevy lorry history, here’s a list of a 9 many costly Chevy trucks sole during Barrett-Jackson auctions to date.

Barrett-Jackson will horde a subsequent auction Oct. 19-21 in Las Vegas, with some-more than 60 Chevy trucks on a calendar ― some-more than double any other rival lorry brand. With so many seductiveness in selected Chevy trucks, this list of a many costly Chevy trucks will be changing really soon. 

1. 1957 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Truck, sole for US$214,500 in 2016

This 1957 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Truck, improved famous as “Quicksilver,” is a 2014 Barrett-Jackson Cup leader and has been famous as “one of a excellent tradition lorry builds of all times,” according to Barrett-Jackson Auction House. These honors came with a large cost tag, and a lorry was sole for US$214,500 in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2016. Nearly all on this vehicle, from a 540 Big Block, 650-horsepower Chevy engine, to a handmade and reshaped physique panels, was customized by Hot Rod Garage in Sand Springs, Oklahoma.

2. 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Pickup, sole for US$205,700 in 2017

You’d be hard-pressed to find a singular partial on this 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Pickup that has not been customized. First showcased during a SEMA show, this automobile sole for US$205,700 in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2017. The lorry facilities endless modifications including an all-new TCI tradition framework with eccentric front cessation and a 500-horsepower Chevrolet Performance Hot Cam LS3 bin engine with 4L65E involuntary transmission. The interior facilities a reshaped lurch and a handmade redesigned dais seat, console, doorway panels and headliner.

3. 1957 Chevrolet Cameo Pickup, sole for US$159,500 in 2007

This 1957 Chevrolet Cameo Pickup, finished in full tradition Orange Pearl paint, sole for US$159,500 in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2007. The orange masterpiece facilities a 500-horsepower Big Block Chevy engine and a 400 delivery with Electric Overdrive. Interior upgrades embody a full leather interior, selected atmosphere conditioning, energy steering, energy front brakes, energy windows and a 400-watt stereo.

4. 1957 Chevrolet C-6 Custom Pickup, sole for US$148,500 in 2011

It took 7,000 man-hours and thousands of one-off hand-crafted tools to build this 1957 Chevrolet C-6 Custom Pickup, that sole for US$148,500 in Las Vegas in 2011. This lorry comes with a 402cid LS3 motor, a finish Corvette C6 cessation and drivetrain with a six-speed transaxle and a full Air Ride suspension. The lorry won a GM Design endowment during SEMA 2009 and a Mothers Choice Award during SEMA 2010.

5. 1955 Chevrolet Cameo Custom Pickup, sole for US$143,000 in 2013

This professionally built 1955 Chevrolet Cameo Custom Pickup facilities several eye-catching outdoor modifications including a tailgate desirous by a 1955 Nomad, reformed cab corners to upsurge with a 1957 Bel Air side trim and an engine brook smoothed over with covers. The Titanium Grey and Lipstick Red extraneous is complemented by a red leather interior, finish with Dakota Digital VHX gauges, a graphite-wrapped Billet Specialties circle and a Kenwood stereo system. The automobile is such a prohibited collector’s object that it done a list twice! After offered for US$143,000 in a 2013 Scottsdale auction, a Cameo Custom strike a auction retard again a year after in Las Vegas and sole for US$132,000.

6. 1955 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Pickup, sole for US$132,000 in 2006

With 6 years of customization work and 6 repository appearances, it’s no consternation that this 1955 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Pickup done a approach into a tip nine. This pickup sole for US$132,000 in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2006. The Kandy Orange extraneous is complemented by a tan leather interior, both of that were meticulously minute by Cimtex Rods in Jarrell, Texas. Named by Street Trucks Magazine as one of a tip 50 trucks of a decade, this award-winning lorry can exaggerate about being a Goodguys Truck of a Year 2002-2003 and a Boyds Pro Pick during Scottsdale, Arizona, and Columbus, Ohio, as good as tip awards during ISCA events and Super Chevy shows.

7. 1960 Chevrolet El Camino Custom Pickup, sole for US$126,500 in 2017

This one-of-a-kind 1960 Chevrolet El Camino Custom Pickup sole for US$126,500 in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017. Nearly each square of this automobile has been customized, from a GM ZZ 502ci bin engine with a Ram Jet fuel-injection complement to a entirely tradition leather interior and rarely minute and embellished undercarriage.

8. 1959 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Pickup, sole for US$121,000 in 2014

This gem of a vehicle, a 1959 Chevrolet 3100 Custom Pickup, sole for US$121,000 in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2014. The lorry is totally rebuilt, gripping zero though a physique from a strange vehicle. It was built from a belligerent adult commencement with a high-strength framework finish with a four-link setup, chrome 9-inch Currie back finish with 3.70 gears and a Detroit Tru-Trac differential. A demeanour inside reveals a white leather interior with black accents, combined atmosphere conditioning and green-tinted glass.

9. 1971 Chevrolet C-10 Custom Pickup, sole for US$110,000 in 2014

This 1971 Chevrolet C-10 Custom Pickup, lovingly called “Adel” by a prior owners, sole for US$110,000 in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2014. After being donated to a Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, a lorry was rebuilt and customized to be sole on interest of a foundation. It facilities a Chevrolet Performance LS3 E-ROD “connect and cruise” powertrain with a 430-horsepower LS3, 4L65-E transmission, delivery connection hardware and Chevrolet Performance controller kit. Additional components embody Odyssey Batteries, a finish atmosphere float cessation from Ridetech, BeCool radiator complement and Goodmark Industries physique panels.

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