Jeep invented the personal 4×4, Ford made it popular, and trucks like this 1978 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Cheyenne perfected the breed. Blending just the right amounts of go-anywhere truck durability with creature comforts and practicality, the Blazer was a mainstay of popular automotive culture for decades, and few are better suited to that legacy than this beautifully restored original 4×4.
The fantastic 5-year-old black paint job replicates the factory color and still looks good on the Blazer’s squared-off body lines. There’s plenty of Chevy pickup truck DNA in there, but who can argue with the result when it looks this good? The proportions are ideal for a big yet personal SUV, and with the removable hardtop, it’s fairly easy to transform it into a fun-in-the-sun machine for a day at the beach.
The idea of having fun in this truck was clearly the driving force behind the freshening, since it isn’t trailer queen perfect, but rather a great blend of restored and original components that ensure you won’t think twice about climbing behind the wheel and putting it to use. It fits together quite well, the doors close easily, and there’s zero evidence that it has ever been wrecked or abused. The simple chrome grille and front bumper, a few sought-after Cheyenne badges, and a shiny rear bumper add just enough sparkle to make this truck look dressed up anywhere it goes. Whether on the trail or at the car show, this Blazer turns heads… (Full write up with specs and high definition photos posted on our website!)