1957 Chevrolet Cameo Provider, unusual and stylish pickup

Before the El Camino, there was another relaxed however hardworking pickup truck Chevy made for

Before the El Camino, there was another relaxed however hardworking pickup truck Chevy made for the gentlemen farmer – the Cameo Carrier introduced in 1955. 

Chevrolet equipped the Cameos with luxurious comforts that get the job done vans hardly ever bundled before, these as carpeting and radios. These pickups have been a success in their very first calendar year with a lot more than 5,000 profits, but they missing momentum as other makers commenced to launch their personal variations of luxury pickups – Ford’s Styleside and Dodge’s Sweptside – with lesser cost tags.

Just 2,244 Cameos were sold in 1957, amid them the Decide on of the Day, a restored and modified 1957 Chevrolet Cameo with a “vibrant blue” repaint and upgraded facilities.

This 1957 Cameo was restored significantly less than 4,300 miles ago, according to the Lavergne, Tennessee, dealer promotion the Cameo on ClassicCars.com, and provided a few custom made upgrades to carry on Chevy’s deluxe vision for these vehicles, which include an AM/FM/CD stereo with aux input, a heart console with cup holders, and air conditioning. 

1957 Chevrolet Cameo Carrier