48K Mile One Owner Survivor: 1986 Chevrolet El Camino



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GuysWithRides.com is proud to offer Lot 203, a 48K original-mile 1986 Chevrolet El Camino, in an online, reserve-price auction on behalf of the original owner!

Bidding opened Wednesday, September 13, and closes at 4:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, September 27, 2023.

This one owner, 1986 Chevrolet El Camino currently resides in Willet, Wisonsin



The Deets

Year 1986
Make Chevrolet
Model El Camino
Location Gillett, Wisconsin
Mileage 48,648
VIN 3GCCW80Z9GS917238
Exterior Color Silver
Interior Color Gray Cloth
Engine 4.3L V6
Transmission 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Gas

Current Bid: $2,100

The 1986 Chevrolet El Camino is an iconic American vehicle that occupies a unique place in automotive history. Part car and part truck blended the practicality of a pickup truck with the style and comfort of a car. The El Camino was introduced by Chevrolet in 1959 and went through several generations, with the 1986 model being part of the fifth and final generation that ran from 1978 to 1987.

At first glance, the 1986 El Camino appeared as a blend of two worlds. Its front end resembled a classic Chevrolet sedan with a prominent chrome grille and quad rectangular headlights. However, as you moved towards the rear, it seamlessly transformed into a compact pickup truck bed. This distinctive design made the El Camino stand out on the road, and it was often referred to as a “coupe utility” due to its dual-purpose nature.

Under the hood, the 1986 El Camino offered a range of engine options to cater to different preferences and needs. The base engine was a 4.3-liter V6 that produced 110 horsepower, which provided adequate performance for everyday driving.

Inside the cabin, the 1986 El Camino offered a comfortable and well-appointed interior, especially when compared to other trucks of the era. The dashboard featured a clean and straightforward design with a horizontal instrument panel that housed a set of clear and easily readable gauges. The seating was comfortable and spacious, accommodating up to three passengers in the front with a bench seat. The El Camino also offered a generous amount of storage space behind the front seats, perfect for securing tools or personal belongings.

One notable feature of the 1986 El Camino was its handling and ride quality. Its car-like chassis and suspension provided a smooth and comfortable ride, making it suitable for long highway drives or daily commuting. The power steering and well-tuned suspension contributed to precise handling and responsive steering, making it surprisingly agile for a vehicle with a pickup bed.

As for utility, the El Camino’s bed had a decent payload capacity, featuring a sturdy cargo tie-down system to secure loads effectively. This made it a practical choice for individuals needing a vehicle that could double as a workhorse during the week and a comfortable weekend cruiser.

Overall, the 1986 Chevrolet El Camino represented the culmination of a unique automotive concept. It offered the best of both worlds, combining a car’s comfort and style with a pickup truck’s practicality and versatility. Its distinctive design, choice of engines, and comfortable interior made it a popular choice among buyers looking for a vehicle that could do it all. Today, the 1986 El Camino is considered a classic and has a dedicated following among enthusiasts who appreciate its blend of style and utility.

The original owner reports that they have always kept the maintenance up to date on their El Camino and that they stored it during the Wisconsin Winters to prevent it from receiving any road salt exposure.

The CarFax® of this 1986 Chevrolet El Camino for sale confirms the car enjoyed only one owner, has a clean title, and has never been in any accidents. To review the CarFax, click on the picture below.  To return to this page, click your browser’s back button:

1984 Chevrolet El Camino

To help you make informed bids, we’re providing a link to Classic.com, the analytics and search engine for the Classic Car market, that summarizes other recently sold fifth-generation El Caminos:

If you have any questions about this one owner 1986 Chevrolet El Camino for sale, please leave a comment below or feel free to call Rudy directly at 877-468-6497.  Thank you for looking and happy bidding!

  1. 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

    Did this truck sell? I’m interested.

    • 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

      Hi Matt, the truck only received a high bid of $2,100, which was short of the $12,000 reserve price. By clicking the blue bittons in the listing, you can either agree to the Buy Now price of $12,000 or make a realistic counter-offer.

  2. 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

    I’m new to this, and about 500 miles from Gillett WI. I have a few questions;
    1) Can the title transfer be done electronically?
    2) Do you have a car delivery company that is recommended ?
    3) How do you make payment?

    Im in meetings today until around noon.


    • 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

      Hi Matt,

      All great questions. We have many situations where the buyer and seller never physically meet. Here’s how those situations typically play out.
      1) After agreeing to the final price, GuysWithRides charges the buyer four percent. With the reserve price of $12,000 on this El Camino, that would be $480.
      2) The seller signs the title and a bill of sale and then sends electronic copies to the buyer.
      3) The buyer and the seller make arrangements for a wire transfer. We can provide more details about how to go about that safely.
      4) Upon confirmation of payment, the seller will send the signed title and bill of sale to the buyer via FedEx or similar tracked carrier.
      5) The buyer arranges shipping, at their cost, to have the car picked up and delivered door-to-door. We have had several customers successfully use Nexus.

      Please call Rudy later today at (877) 468-6497 and he can walk you through the process. Thanks!

      • 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

        Hey Rudy, I sent an offer, with no response. Do I just accept that it was not accepted? Or do I have to wait this out for 15 days? I’d really not want to tie up my funds for 15 days incase I find another ride to purchase.

        This was on the El Camino

        Matt Hahn

        • 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

          Hi Matt, sorry your offer of only $9,000 was not accepted. The seller remains firm on $12,000 as of this writing.


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