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This 1956 Red Ford F100 Stops Us in Our Tracks at Artomobilia

Popular Truck Attends Its First Artomobilia

If you love classic trucks like we do, feel free to share our video with friends! AMIG’s Rick Drewry spots a 1956 Ford F100 truck at a recent Carmel Artomobilia and can’t resist stopping to chat with the owner, Steve. There are three things that Steve was searching for when he went looking for a classic truck:
  • a Mustang 2 front end suspension
  • overdrive transmission
  • the color had to be red
He found all three in this 1956 F100 and decides to show it off at his first Artomobilia. We are glad he did.

Favorite with Collectors and Hot Rods

The 1953-56 F100 is a perennial favorite among collectors and hot rodders. This iconic truck always draws a crowd. Back in ’53 the Ford designers actually focus on the driver’s needs. They make the seat a full five feet wider, giving passengers more leg, head and shoulder room while reducing driver fatigue.


I Can See Clearly Now!

The 1956 model is a one-year-only body style with vertical windshield pillars. The front and back windshields are 55% larger and wrap around for more visibility. Even the side window ledges are lowered to increase the field of vision when parking. The truck is issued with a 223 CID Mileage Maker I6 engine that produces 137 hp.

No One Passes This Truck on the Highway

This truck is all of its 100-Percent-Ford parts, though Steve has modified it slightly. “There’s a 302 Ford engine in there now,” he says. “I took it to Street Rod Nationals (in Louisville, Kentucky) and drove it on the interstate coming home. Nobody passed me!” And that’s just as it should be.

Proud Sponsor of Carmel Artomobilia

Year after year, Classic Auto Insurance is proud to support the Carmel Artomobilia, a two-day celebration of automotive art and design and the unending passion we have for our classic and collector cars. The weekend festivities in Camel, Indiana include charity event Fuelicious: A Celebration of Wheels + Wishes on the grounds of the Lucas Estate that features 50 distinct collector cars, and a fantastic street party in the Arts and Design District with live music, food, shopping and more spectacular cars on display. Traditionally held in late August, it just keeps getting better!

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