1950 Chevrolet 3600 Truck Specifications

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The 1950 Chevrolet 3600 was a truck produced by the Chevy division of General Motors. Chevy engineers improved upon the body design of first-generation models by increasing the 3600's wheelbase several inches and made the pickup's flatbed longer by adding running boards.

The Chevy 3600 brought innovation as well as top specifications for drivers wanting a heavy-duty pickup.


The 1950 Chevrolet 3600 comfortably seats six adults and featured an improved Rochester B carburettor that helped make the 1950s Chevy models number one in sales, according to OldRide.com. The 3600 weighs between 5,200 and 2631 Kilogram.

Engine and Transmission

The Chevy 3600 utilises a 216.5-cubic inch, six-cylinder engine that delivers 92 horsepower. The stroke measures 3-15/16 inches, and the bore is 4 inches. The engine's diameter is 430 inches, and the vehicle delivers 465 foot-pounds of torque at 2,200 revolutions per minute. The 3600 features a four-speed transmission directly behind the motor.


The 1950 Chevrolet 3600 has a common front engine-wheel layout, with the engine fitted in a skewed position vertical in length with the pickup. The Chevy 3600 sits on a rock-hard steel frame and has four-wheel drive. The truck has front suspension that is similar to later 1955 Chevy models.

Exterior and Interior

The 1950 Chevrolet 3600 measures 206.3 inches in length and has a wheelbase of 125.25 inches. The truck was available with genuine leather seat trim in the interior. Exterior features included a chrome radiator grille, long running boards and rear fenders, as well as dual tail and stop lamps and various tire size options. In addition, 3600 Chevrolet pickups came standard with accessories, including a rod-type radio antenna, outside air heater-defroster and under-hood lamp.

Cost and Performance

The 1950 Chevrolet 3600 can go from 0 to 60mph in seven seconds. The pickup runs on regular unleaded gasoline. During its era, the 1950 Chevrolet 3600 sold for between £682 and £926. The cost range depended on the optional accessories that customers could request for the 3600 Chevrolet truck.