have discovered vintage pickups, and prices for really good ones
celebrates the 100th anniversary of its first truck, auto auction
house Barrett-Jackson collected data on the most expensive Chevy
pickups itís sold.
Nine have hit
six figures so far, with one approaching a quarter million dollars.
They all sold
in the last few years, as appreciation for vintage truck style and
is a 1957 Chevy 3100 pickup called Quicksilver for its lustrous
paint job. Quicksliver sold for $214,000 in 2016.
everything about the powerful low-slung pickup was modified by Hot
Rod Garage in Sand Springs, Okla., including a 650-horsepower Big
Block V-8 and handmade body panels.
paint graces a two-tone 1950 3100 pickup that sold for $205,700
earlier this year. Modifications include a 500-horsepower LS3 V-8,
heavy-duty four-speed automatic transmission and independent front
The rest of
Barrett-Jacksonís honor roll of six-figure Chevy pickups:
Cameo Pickup, sold for $159,500 in 2007
C-6 Custom Pickup, sold for $148,500 in 2011
Cameo Custom Pickup, sold for $143,000 in 2013
3100 Custom Pickup, sold for $132,000 in 2006
El Camino Custom Pickup, sold for $126,500 in 2017
3100 Custom Pickup, sold for $121,000 in 2014
C-10 Custom Pickup, sold for $110,000 in 2014
trucks were heavily customized, frequently with new engines,
suspensions and bodywork.
good news, if youíre a car lover on a normal personís budget.
The price tags on these professionally reworked beauties show the
skyís the limit, but unmodified vintage pickups and SUVs remain
among the best buys for collectors.