Streetside Classics - Nashville
6000 Reliance Dr
This 1955 Chevrolet Cameo is a rare and stylish pickup. And while we love the history, this one was fully restored to give you big block power, a more vibrant style, an overdrive transmission, and a comfy A/C interior. It makes for the classic stunner that\'s easy to show off everywhere.
Today we all want a premium pickup, but this market was only just emerging in the 1950s. Chevrolet recognized this and launched the Cameo Carrier in 1955. The flush-fitting bed and revised tailgate were created by utilizing the fiberglass knowledge from the Corvette line. It had full sweeping trim with an integrated hint of two-tone color around the big back window, and there\'s a tailfin design to make this as attractive as the \'55 Bel Air. We\'re particularly fond of the way the paint is done on this one. It\'s the correct white color and there\'s a creamy smoothness thanks to the deleted badge, a custom grille, and a color-matched front bumper. The hint of red wrapping around the rear has a nice metallic radiance, and so the matching bed walls (a signature Cameo feature) look almost like they\'re glowing. Beautiful real wood in the truck bed, shining 20-inch alloys, and a \'57 hood are all part of the impressive touches that make this Cameo even more distinct.
The wraparound rear glass lets in plenty more light to show off this truck\'s full custom interior. It\'s quite attractive where the white and red two-tone from the exterior continues with an intricate intertwining on the dash, doors, carpet, and headliner. And it takes to heart the idea that the Cameo was built to be a more comfortable pickup - including an armrest center console, cup holders, an AM/FM/CD stereo, and cold-blowing air conditioning. And this is certainly an upgraded driver with modern bucket seats that power adjust, a tilt steering column, and a full set of Classic Instruments readouts with tach.
The show-ready style of this truck continues under the hood. The dark inner walls of the engine bay show off cool old-school details like the hot rod air grabber and the unique valve covers that signal this was the first of the Chevy big blocks. This 348 cubic-inch V8 includes upgrades like an Edelbrock four-barrel carburetor, an Edelbrock intake, and an updated aluminum radiator. It\'s a strong powerhouse that makes a sweet tune out of the side-exit dual exhaust. And when you really want some extra rumble, there are electric cutouts ahead of the mufflers. As you look at the full undercarriage photos, you see more of the clean style that gives you added confidence on the road. And with power steering, power brakes, front discs, and modern sport tires, this truck was made to be driven. You even have an upgraded four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive.
This is the inaugural year for the Cameo Carrier, and this one has been upgraded to be a shining example of a unique history. So you are looking at something that\'s both rare and stunning, and it has been expertly restored to show it off everywhere. Don\'t miss this special Chevy, call today!
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