Chevrolet El Camino

  • 1970 Chevrolet El Camino

    The Chevrolet El Camino may seem like an oddball today, but it was all the rage during its heyday. Although the El Camino was conceived to emulate the Ford Ranchero, the Chevy captured the limelight. So, let's take a look back on the model's history with Donut Media. The Ranchero came to market in 1957 and Chevrolet quickly responded with its El Camino in 1959. However, sales tanked shortly after the first model year and the truck was quickly discontinued. Chevrolet gave the segment one more go, and this time, the El Camino shared its underpinnings with the Chevelle. That's good because the...

  • 1990 Ferrari F40 (Image: Auctions America)
    Rod Stewart Ferrari F40 & Steve McQueen Chevy El Camino Headline Burbank Auction

    If you've ever wanted a rock star's Ferrari or a muscle car once owned by the coolest guy in Hollywood, then Auctions America’s Burbank sale at the end of July could be one worth attending. Among lots at this year's auction are a 1990 Ferrari F40 formerly owned by Rod Stewart, and Steve...

  • 2011 Holden Commodore Ute
    El Camino, Nomad Trademarks Just Routine Procedure, Says Chevy

    A few weeks back, we brought you news that General Motors had filed trademarks on the names “El Camino” and “Nomad,” both iconic vehicles from the Chevrolet brand’s past. That quickly led to speculation that General Motors was considering a revival for both products...

  • 2011 Holden Commodore Ute
    GM Renews El Camino And Nomad Trademarks, Hints At More Holdens

    With an updated VF Holden Commodore sedan set to go on sale in the U.S. next year as the 2014 Chevrolet SS, there’s renewed interest in the possibility that the eventual ute version (a car-based pickup) will also make its way into local showrooms. A few years back General Motors showed off...

  • 2010 Pontiac G8 sport truck
    Report: Chevrolet El Camino Still Possible, Says GM President Reuss

    A rebadged Holden Ute could come as the rebirth of the El Camino nameplate.

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