1955 Second Series Chevy/GMC Pickup Truck

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.

1955 Second Series Chevy Pickup Photos


  • Hugh Williams says:

    What color is the blue on the 1955 Chev with the white top? Have a PU like it and want to match the paint.

    Thank you,

    • BROTHERS says:

      You’ll probably find the best match by visiting a paint shop and showing them the picture. Not sure who the owner is on that truck.

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