If there's an automobile type that's a cultural identity of the U.S., it's pickup trucks. Since their creation, the popularity of these trucks is growing around the world. In the U.S., the trucks have been successful in climbing the top of the ladder; the Ford F-150 is considered one of the best-selling vehicles in the country for a long time now.
Back in the day, pickup trucks were a symbol of toughness and the perfect ride for the working class. Today, times have changed and classic pickup trucks have become collector’s items.
With the passage of time, the old classic pickup trucks have now become collectibles with many around the world willing to pay a fortune to get their hands on one. Here is a compilation of 5 classic pickup trucks which are cheap and 10 pickup trucks that are expensive.
15. Cheap: 1963 Dodge D-100 ($4,000)
If you are a fan of classic pickup trucks and are looking to rebuild or remodify one, then this is the best option that you should consider. Available for just $4,000 today, this truck was quite popular back in the day. The hauling capacities of the truck and its excellent drive made it a fan favorite.
14. Cheap: 1973-87 Chevrolet C/K Series Pickup ($7,400)
While pickup trucks from Chevrolet are renowned for their hefty price tags, this model is the exact opposite. The full-sized pickup truck is available for the price of $7,400 in average condition. We recommend purchasing a clean version if possible, especially if you are looking to reconstruct this pickup beauty.
13. Cheap: 1962-72 Jeep Gladiator ($3,000)
This classic pickup truck is available at ridiculously low prices, which generally depends on the condition of the vehicle. The model was powered by a 230 inch overhead-cam for straight-six, the option for a V8 was also added later. The beautiful design of the vehicle earns it the iconic status making it a good collector’s truck.
12. Cheap: 1973-79 Ford F-Series ($6,300)
The Ford F-150 is still considered one of the best-selling pick-up trucks of all time. While the most recent versions of the truck are available at the price range of above $60,000, the Ford F-150 is available at a price of $6,300 in average condition. This is a classic, available at a fairly cheap price.
11. Cheap: Chevrolet Advance Design Series ($7,500)
The average price of the Chevrolet Advance Design Series lies between $7,500 and $12,000. A model in average condition costs us around $10,000. When looking for this collectible, don’t look for creature comforts because this truck was not one. The classic design of the truck and its vintage look makes it a collectible.
Now that you are aware of the cheapest classic pickup trucks, let’s take a look at some of the most expensive trucks in the market.
10. Expensive: Chevrolet El-Camino ($126,500)
This is one vehicle that not many of us can dream of. In 2017, a person from Palm Beach Florida purchased this truck at the price of $126,500. According to sources, nearly every piece of this vehicle is customized. As a result, the truck is easily one of the best-looking pickup trucks in town.
9. Expensive: 1971 Custom Pickup Chevrolet C-10 ($110,000)
A proud owner purchased the Chevrolet C-10 in 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The truck is also known as “Adele," and the money paid was given to charity for the noble cause of Pediatric Cancer. The truck was restored to its former glory before being sold off. The cool air ride suspension and a radiator system elevate the worth of the truck.
8. Expensive: 1955 Chevrolet Cameo Custom Pickup ($143,000)
The Chevrolet Cameo was sold to its new owner in 2013 at a whopping price of $143,000. The vintage vehicle was restored to give it a modern touch. A 1955 Nomad inspired tailgate gives the truck an eye-catching exterior. The truck was restored by professionals and the result is a beauty that we cannot take our eyes off of.
7. Expensive: Custom Chevrolet 3100 Pickup ($132,000)
This truck went through a customization and restoration period of six years to get the appearance it has today. The truck was sold at a price of $132,000 in 2006. The tan leather interior has been detailed perfectly to match the truck's orange exterior and gives the vehicle a classic look.
6. Expensive: 1957 Chevrolet Cameo ($159,000)
This truck was sold in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the price of $159,500 to its new owner. In the color orange, the masterpiece comes with a 500 block engine that gives the car a 400 transmission equipped with Electric Overdrive. Vintage air conditioning, full leather interior, and power steering are some features that the truck offers.
5. Expensive: 1957 Custom Chevrolet C6 Pickup ($148,500)
The Chevrolet C-6 was sold to a man in Las Vegas at the price of $148,500. The hand-crafted parts and the customized components give the vehicle an amazing result. The 6-speed transaxle and a full air ride suspension give the vehicle the perfect look. This is one of the best looking classic pickups on the list.
4. Expensive: 1947 Hudson ($52,000)
While we are not sure whether a customized version of the car is available or not, the 1947 Hudson is one of the few classic pickup trucks that has seen a huge surge in its initial price. The car was sold to Mecum for $52,000, which is way more than the $1,154 asked for it back in the day.
3. Expensive: 1968 Custom Ford Bronco Pickup ($82,500)
If you are not aware of the Ford Bronco, you are also unaware of the fact that they came in truck, roadster, and wagon versions. Ford made first-generation Broncos from 1966-77, and it is by far the most respected version produced. A total of 12 trucks were sold in Arizona in 2017 for the price of $82,500.
2. Expensive: 1950 Custom Pickup Chevrolet 3100 ($205,700)
This 1950 Custom pickup truck was sold for $205,700 in Scottsdale, Arizona, in the year 2017. The car attracted huge eyeballs during the SEMA show. Hours of inspection will not be enough to spot a single component that had not been restored. The extensive modifications are one reason why the truck has such a high price.
1. Expensive: 1957 Custom Chevrolet 3100 Pickup ($214,000)
The Chevrolet Custom Pickup was sold at the hefty price of $214,500 in 2016 in Arizona. Hot Rod Garage in Oklahoma took it upon them to remodel this iconic truck with the power of 650 horses under the hood. The modification ensures that each part of the vehicle looks impressive from all angles.