Trucks

The Trucks Channel contains information, pictures and specs on truck models from old to new.

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The 1970 Ford Ranchero was a continuation of a decade of popular Ranchero models. But this particular year offered new choices from luxury interiors to muscle car power.

Where does an American truck meet early 20th century Art Deco style? In the 1937 GMC Pickup. See how this classic truck combined elegance with functionality.

By 1950 GMC trucks were looking more and more like Chevrolets, often to the dismay of fans. But GMC maintained one special characteristic -- a striking chrome front grille.

The 1991-92 GMC Syclone didn't just compete with the other trucks in its class -- it also outran most muscle cars of its day. Check out specifications on all the parts that made this truck so powerful.

International's K-series pickups were widely recognized for ruggedness and durability. Though they didn't usually sport the most modern styling, the company liked to point out that its trucks were survivors. Find out just how tough these pickups were.

There's a reason that "Mack truck" brings to mind a cross-country semi and not a standard pickup -- the company's trucks fell flat in 1937 and Mack was forced to end production of them the following year.

Nash pickup trucks are incredibly rare collectibles. With only 5,000 manufactured and most used as tow trucks, they weren't part of the regular pickup truck class. Learn more about this rare breed.

The fun-to-drive 1937 Plymouth PT-50 half-ton pickup was the most popular 1937 Plymouth truck. That's right: a Plymouth truck. How did a company that only "dabbled" with trucks create such a winning model?

The 1941 Plymouth PT-125 pickup represents the last of its breed -- Plymouth would never again produce a genuine truck. Learn why this model fizzled and ultimately ended Plymouth's foray into the pickup market.

Before World War II, REO was one of the best-known names in the commercial vehicle industry. This was due in large part to the 1915 introduction of the one-ton Speedwagon -- a name both memorable and apt.

Putting quality ahead of quantity, Stewart was never a large-scale producer. The 1936 one-ton panel truck had power enough for highway speeds of the day, but it still couldn't counter lagging sales.

The beautiful 1937 Studebaker Coupe-Express combined a coupe cabin and an open cargo bed predicting the car-pickup category by decades. Learn more about this exquisitely crafted machine.

Despite improving on previous models' performance and style ,the 1939 Studebaker L5 Coupe-Express met with disappointing sales, closing out Studebaker's ahead-of-its-time three-year experiment with the car-pickup concept.

Unlike Studebaker's 1937-1939 Coupe-Express models, which were car-pickup hybrids, the 1947 Studebaker M-5 Coupe Express descended from a line of true trucks. Despite its collectability, this model has its drawbacks.

The 1951 Studebaker 2R5 pickup was part of the Studebaker 2R series the company's first postwar truck design. Billed as "The '49er" the Studebaker 2R family arrived in early 1948 to replace the prewar M-series.

Seeking to combat dwindling truck sales Studebaker introduced the Champ in 1961. It featured a front grille courtesy of the Lark car model plus comfortable interior styling.

The 1941 Chevrolet Series AK pickup was a tough truck with a smooth look. At the time it was the broadest commercial lineup in Chevy history, comprising two engines, three transmissions, five axle ratios, and nine wheelbases. Read about the 1941 Chevrolet Series AK pickup.

The 1946 GMC CC-152 Pickup was a continuation of a prewar design that first appeared with the 1941 model. The basic cab and sheetmetal, including new front fenders with headlight pods, were shared with Chevrolet. Check out the 1946 GMC CC-152 Pickup.

The 1955-1957 Chevrolet light-duty trucks featured an all-new elegant body style and mechanical improvements like a small-block V-8. Here came the new Chevrolet looking like a baby Cadillac with a Ferrari grille. See pictures and read about this truck.

Like virtually the rest of American industry, International Harvester Company was in dire straits during the Great Depression of the early 1930s. Read about the company's coping strategy and its successful 1937 International C-1 Pickup truck.

Ford F-Series trucks were introduced in 1948 and have enjoyed half a century of popularity. Its long trip to the top of the sales charts can be traced to Ford's first new vehicles to come out after World War II. Read about the F-Series trucks.

The 1949-1956 Studebaker trucks, including the 2R and 3R series, were among the best the company made. One novel feature exploited by Studebaker's advertising was "lift the hood accessibility" to the engine. Read about 1949-1956 Studebaker trucks.

Cosmetically, GM's 1947 Advance-Design trucks looked unlike anything built to that time. "Round and juicy" is the way retired GM design vice president Charles M. Jordan describes them. Check out the stylish load-haulers in this article.

The 1957-1960 Fords offered innovations in its F-Series pickup trucks that had lasting impact. The bed stretched over the wheels, which created an eight percent increase in cargo space. Learn about 1957-1960 Ford F-Series.

The 1953-1956 Ford F-100 Pickup had a powerful engine and was ruggedly handsome. That might explain its success when new and also its almost cult-like following as a collector vehicle. Learn more about his collectible Ford truck.