True Truck: 1958 Chevrolet Apache 3200 – Sold?

by | Jul 2021 | Craigslist ClassiFINDS, Truckin Tuesday

August 23, 2021 Update – We just confirmed the listing for this “Classifind” expired, so with no replacement found we’re assuming this ride “Sold?” While this one got away, please reach out either by email or call us directly if you’d like to be informed when we come across something similar.

July 25, 2021 Update – We just confirmed the private seller lowered their original asking price from $12,999 to $11,500 for the ’58 Apache.

Chevrolet produced ts “Task Force” line of trucks from late 1955 through 1959. Light duty half-ton versions came with the “Apache” brand name. While 1958 was the first year of the Fleetside bed option, the traditional stepside bed remained available in two flavors: the shorter 3100 version (six-and-a-half feet) or the long (eight feet) bed Apache 3200 epitomized by this survivor example originally listed in July 2021 on Craigslist in Ashford, Connecticut (New London) currently offered at $11,500 (originally $12,999). Comparing that price against the Hagerty Insurance Online Valuation Tool confirms the private seller has their 3200 priced a bit optimistically between this guide’s #4 “Fair” (Daily Driver) estimate of $9,800 and its #3 “Good” appraisal of $18,000.  Similarly, the  Colletor Car Market Review Online Tool reveals the seller’s ask falls between this guide’s #3 “Good” estimate of $11,200 and its #2 “Very Good” appraisal of $16,000,

In addition to the launch of the modern Fleetside (fender wells integrated inside the cargo area) pickup bed, the most noticeable change on Chevrolet’s 1958 Apache line was the redesigned quad headlight front grille consistent with a similar change across the GM Division’s car lineup. Also worth noting is that 1958 was the first year Chevrolet offered factory air conditioning on the Apacjhe trucks.

We came across this 1958 Chevrolet commercial highlight all of the brand’s truck offerings that year:

Whether you’re looking to do a restoration project or you’re itching to build a resto-mod, this completed unmolested Apache 3200 is the way to go.

Here’s the seller’s description:

“​1958 Apache 32, 6 cyl, runs and drives, solid frame and body, bed needs some work, 3-speed manual, bill of sale only”

Rat or Restomod: what would you do with this Chevy Apache?  Comment below and let us know!


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