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.
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.
The 1956 Ford F-100 pickup truck had it all -- power, safety and style. If horsepower didn't make the Ford F-100 such a popular model, what did? Style. Learn how comfort and styling created an instant classic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.