The third-generation Chevrolet C-10 trucks took the famous line of workhorse trucks to yet another level. Known as the “rounded line,” they were conversely known for their squarish proportions. Today, they’re an icon of American truck design, which has led to many a customized C-10 within the enthusiast community. The subject truck featured here is an example of such efforts. With a new upgraded 383 ci engine, extensive drivetrain modifications, and various interior add-ons, it’s safe to assume that this 1976 Chevrolet C-10 is going to turn some heads.
Finished in red, with chrome wheels wrapped in Toyo rubber, this 1976 Chevrolet C-10 sports an aggressive look and stance that’s in-line with the upgrades under the hood. Lift the hood and—ignoring the motor for just a minute—you’ll find a clean and shaved engine bay with careful attention paid to the various parts inside, including lashings of chrome plating. The interior features new race seats, a custom audio installation with a double-din Pioneer touchscreen, Auto Meter gauges, and a not-so-subtle centrally-mounted NOS bottle.
With a new 383ci stroker engine, with performance parts by Dart, this 1976 Chevrolet C-10 means business. To handle the power is a Turbo 400 3-speed automatic transmission, paired to a new torque converter. Additionally, this fast retro pick-up features new disc brakes, new wheels, and new suspension, all of which are designed to ensure power is kept in check when on the road.