Rusty Old Cars and Trucks Gallery
Introduced in March of 1955, Chevrolet's new 'Task Force' series of trucks was quite a departure from their existing line of pickups. Smooth, rounded sheet-metal replaced the old pontoon-style fenders, and large, wrap-around windshield glass offered better visibility and gave a more contemporary look.
Electrical systems, upgraded from 6 to 12 volts, were one of many improvements on the new series of trucks. The biggest news was under the hood - Chevy's new small-block V-8 engine.
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