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100 Years of Chevy Trucks | Huntsville, TX

100 Years of Chevy Trucks | Wiesner of Huntsville | Huntsville, TX
For a century, Chevrolet has built purposeful, powerful, and reliable pickup trucks with a thoughtful design. The following highlights indicate the dependability on which Chevrolet has delivered in this segment.


1918


The 1918 One-Ton becomes the first purposefully crafted Chevy pickup to be versatile and customizable as either a cowl and chassis or an express body.


1929


The first Chevy 6-cylinder engine debuts in the International Series AC Light Delivery, delivering 46 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque. All Chevy trucks in this year feature steel disc wheels in place of the original wooden wheels.


1938


This year Chevrolet puts more effort into its aesthetics, introducing its Art and Color department. This subdivision adds new fenders, a new front bumper, and a vertical grille to its trucks.


1947


Another original style debuts in the 3100 Series with an excellent profile, a 5-bar horizontal grille, and seating for three people.


1955


The Cameo Carrier debuts as the initial “Fleetside” truck. The 123-horsepower pickup offers comfortable, car-like features like luxurious seating.


1967


The second-generation C/K Series adds coziness and convenience to its work truck identification. This new model brings fresh exterior design and a lineup of 6-cylinder and V8 engines.


1973


The 1973 Chevrolet C30 One-Ton Duality becomes one of the earliest modern heavy-duty pickup trucks. It is distinguished with a square body and the first radio antenna integrated into the windshield.  


1988


The 1988 Chevy C/K Series enters the model’s fourth generation and brings new, innovative technology with it like Insta-Trac and independent front suspension.


1999


This year debuts the original Chevy Silverado as a standalone model. A new GMT800 platform adds an updated, muscular, aerodynamic design, and a fresh lineup of V8 engines increases its horsepower to 270.


2007


The second generation Silverado 1500 debuts in 2007 and earns the 2007 North American Truck of the Year award at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
 

2018


Chevrolet celebrates 100 years by debuting several truck models of the Centennial Special Edition Silverado and Colorado.

Come see why Chevrolet features the most dependable pickup truck in its class with a test drive of the Chevy Silverado in Huntsville, TX. Stop by Wiesner Huntsville.

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