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Anyone heard of a 1990 GMC Spectre Truck?

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Old 07-02-2009, 07:44 AM
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Default Anyone heard of a 1990 GMC Spectre Truck?

I was at an auction yesterday and there was a strange but kind of cool truck there with a write up on the dash. If the information was accurate GM was going to put out a truck in 1990 with a Corvette powertrain. They never mass produced them and supposedly this was 1 of 2 that made it out. It was a dark gray truck with some really wild (definitely late 80's early 90's) triangle graphics down the middle. It had a flush hard tonneau cover with a really cool molded in wing on the tailgate. The best part was under the hood where a tune port injected 350 sat with the same wild graphics painted on the runner cover. It also had a stepside bed, but the actual steps were removed so it had a dually look to it, but you could still see it was a customized stepside bed. I might have missed an oportunity to own a piece of GM history, but had never heard of such a beast so I was afraid someone was trying to sell a dream. The truck had the word Spectre on the bottom of the doors in a similiarly wild decal as the middle stripe. I did a google search and the only thing I found was in an article for the old Syclone Sonoma trucks there was mention of a Spectre Corvette truck in the works. The truck had only 23,000 miles and sold for $5000. I think it might have been a truck that could be worth a fortune one day.
Let me know if anyone has heard about it.
 
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Old 07-02-2009, 11:35 PM
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Isn't that why they made the SSR's? They said some of them they added the C6 motor to it. Or do I hit my drinking limit? Lol
 
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I'm probably a bit late to the party here but you might well have stumbled upon a SyTy Concept prototype, yes!

I'm in England, U.K. but I recently bought an October 1991 copy of Sport Truck on eBay, (as it had an article about the 'Hot New' 1992 Typhoon and I own No. 0117).

In the 'Letters' section on page 6, this question and answer appeared, added as attachments below.

Seems we need to find the August '90 issue!
 
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As a 15 year old, this was the truck I really wanted. If someone reviews this post later and has this truck for sale please post back.
 
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