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Pickups from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s in Argentina

December 26, 2012

by Seb Perez

In one of my previous posts I shared with you many pics of early century pickups, Fords and Chevys.

Now I’ve been organizing my 400+ pictures from my trip to Argentina and I have more stuff to share with you. This time pickups from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.

By the ’60s and 70’s, there was already a much bigger market for pickups and therefore more models and makes were available.

The most successful pickups in Argentina at that time were the Chevrolet c10, the Ford F100 and the Ford Ranchero (based on the Ford Falcon)

By the end of the ’70s and during the ’80s, Ford dominated the market. We can say that people in Argentina are mostly Ford fans. Ford pickups and cars proved to be more robust ans suitable for the needs of most people in Argentina.

At the moment, the market is quite splited again. Asian pickups (like Nissan and Toyota) are higly competetive and are leaving the traditional Ford and Chevrolet pickups behind.

Here you have a few junkers and surviors from the Ford and Chevrolet golden years. Dodge and Jeep were less common pickups, but still not unknown for most of the people. Studebaker pickup were also available, but rare.

I learned to drive in my grandpa’s ’72 Ford F100 pickup (red and factory original). I’ll post pics of that pickup some day!

1958 Kaiser Carabela Funeral Car

 

1958 Studebaker Pickup

 

1963 Studebaker Pickup

 

1965 Chevrolet Pickup

 

1965 Ford Pickup (bed)

 

1970 Dodge Pickup

 

1971 Chevrolet Pickup

 

1972 Chevrolet Pickup

 

1972 Ford Pickup

 

1975 Chevrolet Pickup

 

1975 Fiat multicarga Pickup

 

1975 Jeep Pickup

 

1976 Ford Pickup

 

1978 Ford Pickup

terry white January 3, 2013 at 7:36 pm

Great Pictures. family owned a 61 Ford Falcon. Later on after I moved away, I ended up with a ’65 GMC with a 305E engine. What a workhorse !!

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