Classic Trucks

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Most ordinary, mass-produced tractors aren't difficult to find. In fact, they can be seen on nearly every farm across the country. But antique tractors are a little more uncommon -- and a little more awesome, too.

By Kristen Hall-Geisler

The history of jeep began with World War II. Eventually, the jeep became as familiar to the rich and famous as it was to the ordinary Joe. Read about the history of Jeep, from its first design for World War II battle to this century's technology.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

One of driving's ironies is that only 5 percent of sport-utility vehicles are taken off-road. To many owners these vehicles are no more than trendy lifestyle accessories. Read why participants of the Jeepers Jamboree consider driving the Jeep an art.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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By late 1941, the jeep as we know it was coming together in leaps and bounds. However, Bantam was the only automaker that could meet the Army's proposal to have a running prototype ready in 49 days. Read about the many different early jeep designs.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1942-1944 jeeps proved successful for the U.S. Army in World War II battle. Yet jeeps had proven their worth in battle across the globe even before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Learn how jeeps were used in World War II.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1946-1968 Dodge Power Wagon known as the truck that needs no roads, was a four-wheel-drive multipurpose vehicle. It was a military vehicle that was available to the public. Learn more about the Dodge Power Wagon.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

Our "Classic Trucks" article collection celebrates 50 stout little haulers that helped make America great. These profiles explain what makes each truck a classic and they include exclusive plus and minus points about their collectible status.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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Each 1925 Brockway E-3000 pickup truck was handcrafted one at a time. The pickup's bed and cab were constructed almost entirely of ash and oak and required careful maintenance. Get more information on the 1925 Brockway E-3000 pickup.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1928 Chevrolet pickup truck boasted standard four-wheel brakes. Bullet headlight housings, a high cowl, and deeply crowned fenders were the main styling elements. See pictures and get more details about the classic 1928 Chevrolet pickup.

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The 1941 Chevrolet Series AG Sedan Delivery and Coupe Pickup had car-sleek styling. The concept actually dated back to 1928 when the legendary Harley Earl first began designing Chevrolets. Learn about the 1941 Chevrolet Series AG trucks.

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The 1954 Chevrolet Series 3100 half-ton pickup had a short-lived design. An important styling change was the use of a one-piece windshield, and the rear bumper was unique to the series. Read about the 1954 Chevrolet Series 3100 half-ton pickup.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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The 1957 Chevrolet 3106/3116 Suburban Carryall presaged today's SUVs. It was all steel and a lot easier to maintain than the conventional woody wagons of the time. See pictures and learn about the 1957 Chevrolet 3106/3116 Suburban Carryall.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1958 Chevrolet Cameo Carrier pickup was the last of the fancy Cameo line. Though it had set truck styling history with its smooth car-like lines, it cost a premium over other trucks and had never sold well. Learn about the rare 1958 Chevrolet Cameo Carrier.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1935 Dodge KC half-ton pickup was a 1930s Dodge success story. Business was so good that production expanded into Los Angeles and Canadian plants. See pictures and learn more about the popular 1935 Dodge KC half-ton pickup.

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The 1947 Dodge canopy delivery pickup was designed for door-to-door grocers. It was made obsolete by the postwar growth of supermarkets and the universality of refrigeration. See pictures and learn about the charming 1947 Dodge canopy delivery.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

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Practical and rugged, the 1948 Dodge Power Wagon pickup had thousands of uses. Introduced after World War II, the Dodge Power Wagon was Dodge's civilian version of a four-wheel-drive military vehicle.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1978-1979 Dodge Li'l Red Truck was the original muscle truck. It came with a pair of tall 2.5-inch-thick chrome exhaust pipes that led straight to a 360-cubic-inch V-8. Learn about the 1978-1979 Dodge Li'l Red Truck.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The 1928 Ford Model A/AA pickup was Ford's long-awaited replacement for the Model T. People rushed to showrooms to see the Ford Model A, and soon it became quite fashionable to be seen in the new Ford. Get details about the 1928 Ford Model A/AA.

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The 1930-1931 Ford Model A truck was America's best truck value in the early 1930s. It could do 60 mph, had a modern gearbox and electrical system, and stopped better with mechanical brakes on all four wheels. Read about the 1930-1931 Ford Model A truck.

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The 1938-1939 Ford panel and pickup trucks were the new face of Ford trucks. The revamp included a more spacious cab larger cargo box and longer car-like fenders. See pictures and learn about the 1938-1939 Ford panel and pickup.

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The 1940 Ford Sedan Delivery had the classic 1940 Ford styling. Many connoisseurs of design declare it the best-looking sedan delivery ever -- and it's hard to argue with them. Learn more about the highly collectible 1940 Ford Sedan Delivery.

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Ford's 1942-1947 pickups moved away from the previous car-like styling, but they offered good performance in a rugged lightweight truck. Learn about the features and collectability of these classic truck models.

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The 1951 Ford pickup featured a "Million Dollar Cab" and a standout new front grille with three huge "teeth." Learn about other new features, get specs and find out about collecting these classic trucks.

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The 1955 Ford F-100 is an ever-popular classic truck with legions of fans. Get the scoop on this highly collectible model including history, specs and advice on collecting.

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The 1957-1958 Ford Ranchero and Courier pickups were pioneering designs. Ford took a significant lead in a new segment of the auto market in 1957 when it introduced the sedan-pickup. Find out why the Ranchero and the Courier are such collectible vehicles.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide