A 1950 Dodge B-2 in a wonderful two-tone already offers you the best kind of distinction. And so when you see all the authentic details, too, you know that every inch of this pickup connects you with a bygone era.
These trucks were known as Pilot House cabs because of how the tall five-window setup gave you a commanding view all around the truck. And what made them great for work back in the ‘50s adds plenty of distinction today. Then again, having a vintage Dodge pickup is already a rare treat compared to the other Big Three out there. But more than just rarity, you love how this B-2 represents its era. The two-tone yellow and brown is nicely intertwined all throughout the sheetmeal as the yellow moves from the hood, to the doors, and engulfs the ribbed truck bed. And it also looks fantastic on the steel wheels with factory hubcaps and reproduction Goodyear whitewalls. The brown is dominant up front, but returns as an accent on rear fenders and tailgate. This kind of detail is worth the price alone. But then you also notice all the great period-correct touches like the wood bed sides and bed floor. Plus, up front, the factory ram hood ornament is a great correct piece that points the way for what was coming in the future.
Just like the outside, the interior is a quality presentation that respects its roots. The brown vinyl on the bench and matching door panels have the kind of durability that reminds you this truck earned its keep. And you are instantly transformed back to the ‘50s the moment your left hand grabs the large three-spoke steering wheel and your right one holds the floor shifter. As you look out over the color-matched dash, this pickup reminds you of the pride that came from a hard day’s work. And that’s what we all love about a vintage pickup. It connects us to a bygone era when the heater was the best option around as it warmed you up from a day out in the fields.
Underneath the cool butterfly hood is another great marvel, the 218 cubic-inch inline-six. This has a great period-correct presentation, right down to the stock intake and Carter carb. Plus, this motor is the robust heart that helped these Dodges earn their Job-Rated status. It’s presentation today looks just like an honest pickup that’s still ready for the workday. It fires up nicely, and newer features like the gas tank and single stainless exhaust means it has the right components to keep on truckin’. On the road, it has an old style smooth rhythmic exhaust note that you’ll probably love better than any radio station. And you’re in complete control of this tempo thanks to Dodges easy shifting Fluid Drive three-speed transmission.
Correct, authentic, and industrially attractive, this Dodge B-2 is the perfect time machine for those who love a good Sunday drive and don’t mind impressing everyone upon arrival. If that’s you, call today!