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1955 Chevrolet Cameo
1955 Chevrolet Cameo

1955 Chevrolet Cameo

In addition to Chevrolet’s new “Task Force” styling a new series was introduced in March of 1955 that featured sleek and sophisticated styling.  It was a ½ Ton Suburban pickup dubbed the Chevrolet Cameo and was based on the 3000 Series chassis with a 114 inch wheelbase.  The Cameo was dressed in Bombay Ivory with red accents around the side and rear windows, while the inside was draped with red and beige upholstery resembling that of a 1954 Bel Air.  Standard equipment available included Deluxe Cab equipment a panoramic rear window plus a fiberglass bedliner. The Cameo was powered by Chevy's new 265 CID V8 and an array of transmission options including the heavy-duty 3-speed manual transmission.

1955 Chevrolet Cameo Production Numbers

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
1/2 Ton Commercial - Model H255/Series 3100
3124 - Suburban Pickup $1,981 3,335 lbs 5220

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread GVW Tires
Model 3100 114 in 185.7 in 60.5 in 61 in 5,000 lbs 6.70 x 15 four-ply

 

Vin Number Decoding - 1955 Chevrolet Pickup

Location: On plate attached to the rear face of left-hand door hinge pillar and on right side of cowl under hood.
 
First Symbol - Series
D = 1500 G = 3500

H = 3100

J = 3600
M = 3200 K = 3700
F = 3400 L = 3800
Second Symbol
2 = 1955 Second Series
Third & Fourth Symbols - Model Year
55 = 1955
Fifth Symbol - Assembly Plant
A = Atlanta, GA. L = Los Angeles, CA.
B = Baltimore, MD N = Norwood, OH.
F = Flint, MI. O = Oakland, CA.
J = Janesville, WI. S = St. Louis, MO.
K = Kansas City, MO. T = Tarrytown, NY.
Last Symbols - Production Sequence
Each series was separately numbered in each series starting with 000001

 

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