1954 Chevrolet Truck



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1954 Chevrolet Truck – By 1954, Chevrolet’s Advance Design pickup trucks was ready for a new look. The 1954 Chevrolet trucks were the most changed since 1947. In October of 1955 these same pickup trucks were carried over as the first series 1955 models.

New for 1954 was a pleasing one piece curved windshield, all new grille, rectangular parking lamps, steering wheel and instrument panel. Also a larger displacement engine and optional automatic transmission. A new option was a seat cushion and back that moved together as a unit. 1954 Chevrolet pickup advertising called the new seat a “Ride Control Seat”.

The one piece curved windshield was promoted as a “Comfort Master Cab” feature. It was advertised as safer and provided greater visibility. It was available as clear or tinted.


1954 Chevrolet Truck
1954 Chevrolet Truck

The 1954 Chevrolet Truck grille consisted of a curved upper molding stamped with the Chevrolet name. A short vertical molding was centered in the grille. Running left and right was a centered horizontal bar. Under the centered horizontal bar was a lower molding that included two end panels housing the rectangular clear parking lamps. The bumper was the same used since 1947. The grille and bumper was painted. However, chrome was available late in 1954.


1954 Chevrolet Truck
1954 Chevrolet Truck

A 1954 Chevy pickup truck was stronger, deeper and mounted lower on the chassis. The bed consited of 27 square feet of smooth floor space and could hold 4800 pounds. The 1954 Chevrolet 3100 trucks had a 116 inch wheelbase.


1954 Chevrolet Truck
1954 Chevrolet Truck

The power plant for the 3100 Chevy trucks was a larger Thriftmaster six cylinder engine. The new Thriftmaster engine had 235 cubic inches and developed 105 horsepower. Beefed up was the clutch and three speed transmission. Automatic transmissions were offered for the first time on pickups in 1954.