1979 Chevrolet LUV Pickup

Streetside Classics-Charlotte
800 Derita Road, Ste. A
Concord, NC

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Concord, NC



Year 1979
Mileage 67362
Engine 100
Doors 2
Transmission Manual
Make Chevrolet
Model Luv Pickup

Luv Pickup 1979

Title Status --
Exterior Color Copper Metallic
Interior Color Brown


This 1979 Chevrolet LUV Pickup has a terrific custom style inside and out. But beneath the upgraded cruiser attitude is the hardy heart that minitruck people love. That's why this is an awesome total package offered for quite a nice price.

You can tell a ton of thought went into the paintwork. The copper top half of this two-tone really catches your eye, and as you get closer, you can see the glow has a unique blue metallic element embedded in it. Many of the truck's natural lines are used to divide the two-tone, but there's also a black pinstripe to make sure it is properly defined. And the cream lower section has a nice gloss that seems to emphasize the smooth panels on this pickup. And we love how the two colors are utilized to give contrasting pinstriping on the hood and tailgate. There is some age in the finish, and so we like how that reminds you of how vintage it all is, but a professional detailing will likely restore the luster for those who want a glossier exterior finish. We can understand why you'd want to show this off. There are a ton of unique details, like the custom smooth front end, custom flush rear roll pan w/frenched license plate, simulated wood bed trim, and a nice set of 18-inch polished alloys borrowed from a late-model Chevy.

The interior continues the custom style. The seats are detailed two-tone brown and tan where the textured inserts match the piping. And the door panels and full dash were done to match. You also have nice cruiser features like the sliding rear glass, tinted windows, and an AM/FM stereo with USB and Bluetooth. This was even a factory A/C truck (it will need servicing to blow cold again.)

Under the hood is the correct 1.8-liter motor. It has been under the right care and maintenance to fire up easily and continue to run strong. This also has a four-speed manual transmission, power brakes, front discs, and modern tires afforded by the wheel upgrade. So you have the right combination of nimbleness and control. These LUVs are great for a small block upgrade to have an impressive lightweight sports truck. So we know there are plenty of you thinking about all those V8 transplants. But it's also worth noting what you get from day one. After all, the valve cover on the motor reminds you that Chevy utilized the family connection with Isuzu to bring over and re-badge this as the LUV. So you've got a custom look inside and out, but the heart is stock. And Isuzu has earned a nearly bulletproof reputation for its trucks by enduring in countries where they have few tools and even fewer paved roads.

It's hard not to love this LUV when there have been so many investments to make it this distinct. So don't miss this affordable custom. Call now!


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