1972 Chevrolet Cheyenne 2500 Car Hauler / Ramp Truck 454ci Big Block Factory!! on 2040-cars
Mendon, Massachusetts, United States
Body Type:Ramp Ttuck
For Sale By:Dealer
Interior Color: Charcoal
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: RWD
Exterior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A 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. ...
Up for bidding is a CLEAN/RARE GM Factory 1972 Chevrolet Cheyenne Car Hauler/Ramp Truck. This truck is all original. Engine is a stock 454ci Chevy big block V8 w/ 58,524miles. Truck is a dually rear end with RWD. Exterior is very clean with very minor surface scratches and blemishes, practically rust free. Stainless dual exhaust. Aftermarket 2inch Cowl Induction Hood. Ramp part of the truck has extra storage behind the cab and a winch. The ramps pull out with ease. Interior is all original with original dash, seats, and interior door panels. Vinyl headliner. Factory gauge cluster with a RARE factory Tachometer. Aftermarket radio and aftermarket tow brake installed (previous owner). Passenger door does not open (needs to be pulled apart). This truck was a Tennessee truck. Truck starts right up and drives nicely. When purchased truck was driven from TN to MA. This truck would fit in any car collection or to be used as a rare hauler for your classic show car. Please feel free to contact me on Ebay with any questions or request for more pictures. My name is Craig. Thank You and Good Luck Bidding.
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Who came out on top? Somewhat surprisingly, the 2013 Ford F-150 walked away with the gold, though fewer than 50 points separated first and fourth place. Head over to PickupTrucks.com to read the full evaluation and the final results. You may be shocked to see exactly where some of the segment's newest additions placed. You can also watch a video on the test below.
Our apologies to those who've seen this before, but for the rest of the class, how awesome are these pictures of the Vert-A-Pac shipping system General Motors came up with to ship the Chevrolet Vega back in the 1970s? Developed along with Southern Pacific Railroad, GM was able to double the amount of Vega models it could ship by packing them into the unique storage cars vertically.
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Automotive News reports that General Motors may slash production or ramp up discounts in order to deal with an oversupply of pickup trucks. GM currently has more than double the standard supply of pickups, and the vehicles are threatening to dampen the automaker's profits for 2013. Typically, automakers try to sustain a 60- to 75-day supply of vehicles, but GM is currently loaded with a 139-day supply, as of last month. At the end of November, the automaker was sitting on 245,853 units.
The manufacturer says that it will adjust production accordingly before laying any incentives on the profitable pickups. Even so, there's some concern that the inventory swell could hurt the roll-out of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. GM actually began slowly stepping back production in August, but it's clear the company will take further action as it heads toward the end of the year and into the next. Analysts predict the automaker could reduce pickup manufacturing by nearly half in the first quarter of 2013.
That still may not be enough to keep GM from laying extra cash on the Silverado and GMC Sierra. While the company's incentive spending was down in November compared to the same month in 2011, both the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 saw double-digit percentage increases in sales last month while the Silverado and Sierra numbers slid compared to a year prior. Incentive spending could help move more trucks and add some balance to the GM inventory surge.