1972 Chevy C-10 1/2 Ton Pick Up on 2040-cars
Portland, Oregon, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:GMC 350 factory crate motor
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Gray
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: rwd
Options: CD Player
Exterior Color: Yellow
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"GM 350 factory crate motor. 330 horse. Around 50,00 on engine. New tires. Lifetime warranty on shocks. Needs passenger outside handle replaced, but seems gentlemanly to open from the inside, and also needs the "c" on the back tailgate, even though it took me weeks to even notice it was missing. The floor boards and truck bed are solid and the starter has recently been replaced. She is loud and proud and loves to show off her dual exhausts.This truck is my daily driver and is great to haul around my welding machine or my groceries. I think this 40 year old beauty easily has another 40 in her."
GM 350 factory crate motor. 330 horse. Around 50,00 on engine. New tires. Lifetime warranty on shocks. Needs passenger outside handle replaced, but seems gentlemanly to open from the inside, and also needs the "c" on the back tailgate, even though it took me weeks to even notice it was missing. The floor boards and truck bed are solid and the starter has recently been replaced. She is loud and proud and loves to show off her dual exhausts.This truck is my daily driver and is great to haul around my welding machine or my groceries. I think this 40 year old beauty easily has another 40 in her.
Chevrolet C-10 for Sale
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:16:00 EST
The wheel ranks right up there with the telescope and four-slice toaster in the pantheon of inventions that have moved humankind forward. But what if a circle in three dimensions had never occurred to anyone, and we all had just moved on without it? Perhaps we'd be driving around in Lucas Motors Landspeeders with anti-gravity engines. Or maybe we'd have the same cars we do today, just without wheels.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:57:00 EST
That's the thought experiment that seems to have led French photographer Renaud Marion to create his six-image series called Air Drive. The shots depict cars throughout many eras of motoring that look normal except for one thing: they have no wheels. The models used include a Jaguar XK120, Cadillac DeVille (shown above), Chevrolet El Camino and Camaro, and Mercedes-Benz SL and 300 roadsters.
Perhaps one day when our future becomes our past, you'll be able to walk the street and see with your own eyes the rust and patina of age on our nation's fleet of floating cars. Until then, Monsieur Marion's photographs will have to do.
Full Disclosure: in my younger days, I loved nothing more than tormenting passengers with my behind-the-wheel hijinks. Once, after a particularly artful handbrake turn on a two-lane at around 50 miles per hour, I left one backseat occupant crying in their own lap. This isn't necessarily something to be proud of, but it gives you a glimpse into why it is that I find this ad from Pepsi so damn disappointing. The premise is beautiful. Take NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, give him a disguise and set him loose upon some unsuspecting used car dealer. Hilarity ensues.
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:31:00 EST
Except that this Pepsi Max commercial is so obviously staged, it can't help but feel like some ham-fisted marketing fail. From the strategically placed aftermarket cupholder mounted mid-dash for the hidden camera to the fact that the supposed dealer Camaro is displayed as a 2009 model (Hint: Chevrolet didn't make any), this clip is about as organic as a Twinkie. Still, we would never turn down a chance to watch Gordon thrash on a rental-spec coupe - only problem is, he probably didn't even do the driving himself. Check it out below.
We've been on the fence with NASCAR for some time now. On one hand, it's some of the closest racing anywhere in motorsports, with actual passing and door-handle-to-door-handle action as a matter of course. But on the other, it's become template racing - a personality-driven sport more about the drivers than any sort of loyalty to a particular automaker. The Car Of Tomorrow format really rammed that message home, with a racecar's identity coming down to little more than headlamp stickers slapped on the nose. That's not necessarily a bad thing in and of itself, but we've wondered for some time what's in it for the automakers, who pay big money to stay in a series that has had little increasingly little do with street car sales, let alone innovation.
Apparently General Motors was beginning to wonder the same thing. In a new ESPN report, Rick Hendrick, team owner of Hendrick Motorsports, suggests that GM would have seriously considered leaving NASCAR if it wasn't for the move away from the COT to the new Gen 6 racer. According to Hendrick, GM North America boss Mark Reuss spearheaded the charge away from the 2007 COT and toward a racecar with clearer automaker ties - cars like the new Chevrolet SS racer shown above. Learn more about the fight for a closer-to-production look in the ESPN story at the link.
Now, if we could just get more rear-wheel drive V8 coupes into showrooms....