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1957 was a good year.

Mostly. If you discount that whole pesky Cold War and a few other things and just focus on the positives. Like Elvis’s rise to prominence and Chevy trucks.

And while we weren’t around then, we have it on good authority that 1957 witnessed trucks with real staying power. The iconic kind that hardworking Americans used for their hardworking jobs. And the kind that some enterprising soul of these contemporary times might like to lovingly restore into, say, the beauty you see here. It’s a hand-built 1957 Chevy 3100 Napco courtesy of Idaho-based Legacy Classic Trucks, an outfit that knows a thing or two about taking old things and making them better. And it can be yours for a cool $182,000. Though it’s technically negotiable. So please, negotiate.

The 12 inches of suspension and King Bypass shocks mean you’re good to go on road or off, so don’t feel compelled to drive within the lines.

The body’s been completely rebuilt, and you’re driving on Dynatrac ProRock 60 axles—which translates to axles that can really take a beating. The 12 inches of suspension and King Bypass shocks mean you’re good to go on road or off, so don’t feel compelled to drive within the lines. And under the hood sits a brand-new LS327 small block engine. Pair that with the five-speed manual transmission, and you’ve got a truck that’s really fun to drive. Because a truck this nice deserves to be on the road, not on a trailer or in a display case or sitting in a storage unit next to some old boxes.

No, you’ll want to take this thing out on the open road. Hit that throttle, hear the rumble of the Borla C7 Stingray Exhaust and fly past other, lesser trucks.

Although, when you’re behind the wheel of this thing, they’re all lesser trucks.

Now feast your eyes on a few more pics—and one video—of this sexy beast.

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Photos: Hemmings