Chevrolet K10 Truck

1987 Chevrolet K10 V10 Truck

Did you know that the Chevrolet C/K truck is a tri-continent traveler? Premiering in 1960 in the U.S. and Canada, the truck quickly made fans in South America and began appearing in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. While the truck went off the market in North and South American in the early 2000’s, it is still making the rounds in Asia, mostly in South Korea and Eastern Asia, though there are some that have been imported to various island chains. The full-size pickup truck is a four-wheel drive light duty vehicle, and though it didn’t have many bells and whistles, a few iterations of the K10 were available as a “Sports” package that included black and red coloring of the grille and moldings, and a few snazzy little additions such as identification decals with “Sport” or a bowtie outline.

Though the K10 was eventually replaced by the Chevy Silverado and the GMC Sierra in most territories after nearly a forty-year run, it can still be seen rumbling around, either with its classic design, or as part of a variant, one of which became popular in Brazil as a police cruiser, and another which became an ambulance in Oceania. You’d never know looking at this regular joe truck that it has been almost all the way around the world. If you keep an eye out while you’re on your own adventures, you may just spot one of these K10s still hoofing it around the globe.

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