1955 GMC SUBURBAN CARRIER PICKUP AD

1955 GMC AD

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IT was years in the making. The job enlisted all General Motors resources. But now GMC launches the BLUE CHIP version of every type and weight truck in modern use.
  GMC's BLUE CHIP line supersedes all previous GMC models. It has no less than 500 new features -- every one an extra asset to owners.
   Smart passenger-car looks -even to a raked-back windshield with wide-hori. zon visibility-are backed by amazing abilities and brawn. That's engine-wise, frame-wise, axle-wise and otherwise!
  Earning capacities are boosted. Operating efficiency hits heights never before reached. Running costs are brought down to a level that means better balance sheets.
  And GMC BLUE CHIP advances go clear across the board. Name your type of work, and there's a BLUE CHIP GMC-from dashing Pickup to 10. wheel tractor -that fits it to a T.
  For new values -new prestige of ownership-new ways to better your income - see the BLUE CHIP GMC's at your dealer's now!
GMC TRUCK & COACH-A General Motors Division GMC BLUE CHIP STYLING brings boulevard smartness up through even our biggest, toughest models. Raked-back windshield - wide-horizon visibility airplane-type instrument panel - the most luxurious driver's "office" on wheels !
   GMC BLUE CHIP CABS-three of them now!-include a unique dual-purpose model, low to the curb and wide open for servicing; packs all regular cab advantages into a scant inches!
  BLUE CHIP HANDLING-GMC's Truck Hydra-Matic Drive*-now in 5 types-is teamed with Safety Power Steering" for almost effortless handling, greater safety and efficiency.
  *Standard equipment on many models; optional at extra cost on some others. "Optional at extra cost.


HIGHLIGHTS OF GMC'S NEW BLUE CHIP LINE:

   New truck-designed V8 engines, 155 to 175 H.P. 41 New 6-cylinder gasoline engine power from 125 to 225 H. P.   A range of 5 Truck Hydra-Matic Drives to fit any size or type truck * New cabs with greater comfort, unequaled visibility, plus revolutionary new dual-purpose cab models   New Diesel line - 150 to 230 horsepower, low weight, greater -economy   New ten-wheeler models from 28,000 to 59,000 GVW * New frames and axles for longer, trouble-free service * New oversize clutches for tough operations   Shorter wheelbases for greater maneuverability

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