A beautiful black beauty that's only 100 miles off its restoration
- that's what first strikes you about this 1969 Chevrolet C10. But
as you look over all the details, it has been subtly upgraded
everywhere - the upgraded original V8, larger wheels, loaded
interior, etc. - to be a stealthy stunner.
Black is an easy color to love, but it can only be applied to the best vehicles, because no imperfections can hide from it. It's even tougher for a pickup because they've typically spent part of their life as a workhorse. So, it's worth taking a few moments to enjoy how amazing this shade of midnight looks on this Chevy truck. But it's not just the black that has your attention. Everywhere you look this pickup has been upgraded. It's in the factory-style pieces like the mirror-like restored chrome bumpers and the wood-style trim that was reserved for the top-of-the-line C10s back in the day. And then there are the subtle modern touches like the spray-in bedliner that allows this mean black machine to still help with the chores. And we bet you've noticed this wheels. They look like the classic Rally pieces from Chevy, but something's a bit bolder. That's because these icons are actually larger 20-inch alloys from American Racing... how cool is that?
Inside is a nice mix of performance and original comfort, all set in a muscle car-like deep black. The seat and all the panels have the crisp feeling of a recent investment. Plus, there's more of that'60s-cool wood applique on the dash. And while this looks vintage, the interior houses great modern features like the AM/FM/CD stereo with Bluetooth and power windows. But the part you'll like the best is the classic Chevy performance three-spoke steering that's mounted on a tilt column for the perfect fit. Ahead of that is a full set of gauges and the tack prominently in the center signals to you there's something special in the engine bay.
Under the hood is the original 350 cubic-inch V8. But from the moment you see it, you know Chevy never made it look this nice. This numbers-matching block has been given a solid investment in bright components so it looks like it's radiating power from within the engine bay (seriously, we dare you to find something else that can be polished!) And when you look beyond the style, you're going to find plenty of substance. The V8 inhales deeply with a Holley four-barrel carburetor and Edelbrock intake. It exhales with authority as headers feed the stainless X-pipe dual exhaust. But more than just serious power, this pickup was restored to be a great all-around driver. That's why it has reliable components like the Optima red top battery and an aluminum radiator w/dual electric fans. Add in the three-speed automatic transmission, power steering, grippy modern tires, front disc brakes, and the C10's desirable trailing arm rear suspension, and you can just imagine easily driving this classic Chevy near or far.
A beautiful vintage Chevy that leaves you wanting for nothing. And if you want it to be yours tomorrow, you need to call today!