Chevrolet Task Force
As the successor to the venerable Advance Design trucks, the Task Force Series ran from late 1955 (second series) through 1959.
The 1955 second series offered standard options and add-ons such as 12-volt electrical systems, the first V8 (the 265 cubic inch), and fleet-side 6-foot, 7-foot, and 8-foot-length beds.
1955 Second Series Chevy Pickup Differences
First year for new body style. New “wrap-around” windshield – a truck industry first and optional wrap around rear window on Deluxe cabs. Power steering and power brakes are now available for the first time on GM trucks. Electrical system has been upgraded to 12 volts. Only year for 7 foot bed length. Fenders have single headlights and one-piece emblem is mounted below horizontal line on fender.