That's definitely over the factory recommended towing capacity.

When it comes to attention-grabbing advertisements, this Chevy ad from the 1970s definitely delivers. Not only does it grab your attention because the truck is attempting to do the impossible, it proves that truck advertising hasn't changed, as brands still hook pickups to massive things to prove their dominance.

Granted it's staged and you'd never want to pull over the factory recommended towing capacity, but it sends the message loud and clear that this truck is tough and it will pull a load!


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