FROM C/K TO TO­DAY

The iconic sport truck of the 90s and to­day’s mod­ern Sil­ver­ado

Street Trucks - - CONTENTS - BY JOHN MATA JR.

THE DECADE IN WHICH YOU GREW UP AF­FECTS YOUR RE­LA­TION­SHIP WITH CHEVY TRUCKS. Maybe your dad, grandpa or un­cle had an older C-10 model that was kept some­what stock or had very min­i­mal mod­i­fi­ca­tions made to it. More than likely, the odds of gramps’ truck be­ing in stock con­di­tion would be more plau­si­ble than your pops keep­ing his ride free of ac­ces­sories. Hav­ing an old pickup around is very in­flu­en­tial and is a mem­ory that re­ally sticks with a kid.

How­ever, if you were reach­ing driv­ing age when the fourth gen­er­a­tion of full-size Chevy pick­ups was be­ing un­leashed onto the pub­lic (right around the very late 80s), you just might have a nat­u­rally stronger at­trac­tion to this new wave of truck style. The 90s were com­ing, and so was a new style of, well, ev­ery­thing. Aside from the “hip” new fash­ion and mu­sic trends, there was a new type of truck on the streets to cruise around in with your friends. The evo­lu­tion of the mod­ern Amer­i­can truck had ar­rived.

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