Time to experience the best of both worlds. On the outside this is
an intricately designed 1940 Ford pickup, but beneath the skin is a
more modern chassis, fuel-injected engine, and even an A/C
interior. So his unique build allows you to appear vintage but
cruise in comfort.
Around this period a lot of manufacturers tried to make their trucks more user-friendly by giving them car-like styling. The result is a vehicle that looks like the iconic '40 Ford of the era in the front end and fenders, but in rear there's a useful pickup bed. This truck looks particularly nice in a bubbly Champaign color with its full chrome package intact. Plus, details like the wood on the running boards, wood paneling in the truck bed, and purple pinstriping really highlight the thoughtfulness of the build. In total, this truck just has such a bright disposition that we bet you can't wait to get it under the Saturday car show sunshine. But if you look closely, you can also see that this one was built to be a Sunday driver, too. The lowered suspension and wide modern tires (disguised in the classic Ford hubcap setup) tell you that this was meant for enjoying on the road.
When you open the door, it reveals part of the secret Chevy within. You might recognize the pattern on the bucket seats and dash from a later model GM product. But then again, the colors on these coordinate so well with the door panels, carpeting, and headliner, that people will be too busing admiring it all to care about its origins. Plus, the more modern interior leaves room for plenty of great upgrades. You get a banjo-style wood and chrome steering wheel, and beyond that is a full set of clear readouts. And because this experience is meant to be shared with a passenger, you both get to be quite comfortable with features like the AM/FM/CD stereo and cold air conditioning.
Any final notions about this being a standard '40 Ford will end the moment you open the hood. That era never had anything as advanced as the 2.8-liter V6 that's currently under the hood. This fuel-injected powerplant has earned a sturdy reputation with workhorses like the Chevy S-10. And not only did this classic receive the upgraded motor, but it also has its four-speed automatic transmission. The highway-friendly overdrive gearbox is nicely paired with the independent front suspension, power steering, and front disc brakes to be a great anytime cruiser. So no matter if it's a cruise-in or a commute, this updated '40 Ford can handle it.
This is a rare opportunity to show the world you love classic cars, but secretly never want to give up creature comforts. It's a very unique vintage pickup, and there's only one up for grabs, so you'll want to hurry and call today!