Check out this 1961 Chevy Apache 10 Classic That’s Up For Auction!


This bronze, black and cream 1961 Chevy Apache 10 pickup is rare, and it can be yours!

You don’t see too many unmolested 1961 Chevy Apache 10 pickup trucks on the road, but this example looks pretty stock. Aside from the paint and minor upgrades, a majority of this Chevy Apache looks stock. This truck appears to have been restored by its former owner, a few decades back.

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This truck runs, drives, and feels like it came out of the early 1960s. It is a rear-wheel-drive pickup sporting a rebuilt original 235ci straight-six engine, that’s painted blue. It also comes with a stock one-barrel carburetor and a two-core aluminum Champion radiator. The Chevy Apache comes with a 4-speed manual transmission as well.

Exterior highlights of the 1961 Chevrolet Apache 10

This truck is unique as it has rear fender cutouts for spare tires on both sides. You will find very few examples of the Apache running around with this option, along with the spare tires. It just looks cool, and it was popular with farmers back in the day.

The bed has been restored with well-lacquered wood inserts looking like they are in good condition. This truck was (most likely) restored by an individual, rather than a professional restoration garage. This is noticeable in the paint imperfections, which mainly reside around trim mistakes. It’s not a major issue, but one the upcoming owner may want to note.

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The undercarriage/frame looks like it’s in excellent condition. It appears that, during its older restoration, the former owner sprayed the whole frame.

Interior upgrades look decent, but they feel like they were finished at least two decades back. Still, it is clean and the bench seat is fairly comfortable. One unusual interior upgrade is the sun visors. They are decorated with images of chili peppers; we don’t know why. Still, they are easy to cover or replace.

Right now, this truck is up for auction on It looks like it’s going for peanuts! The auction ends in a few days.

Easily amused by anything with four wheels, Nathan Adlen reviews vehicles from the cheapest to the most prestigious. Wrecking yards, dealer lots, garages, racetracks, professional automotive testing and automotive journalism - Nathan has experienced a wide range of the automotive spectrum. Brought up in the California car culture and educated in theater, childhood education, film, journalism and history, Nathan now lives with his family in Denver, CO. His words, good humor and video are enjoyed worldwide.