Fancy a mini truck? This modded Geo Metro is what you need!

Back in the late 1980s, General Motors launched Geo as a subdivision of Chevrolet. It was supposed to compete with the important growing market and offered five vehicles based on models from Suzuki, Toyota, and Isuzu until it was discontinued in 2004. The Geo Metro was one of them. Based on the Suzuki Cultus, it debuted in 1989 and replaced the Chevrolet Sprint. The nameplate lived over two generations until 2001, and it was sold as a Chevy from 1998. The Metro went into the history books as an obscure car, an experiment that didn’t catch on, but there’s at least one example that’s worth the attention. It’s been converted to a truck, and it’s on sale for cheap.

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Listed on a Facebook sales page called "10 Trades," it’s a 1993 model year Metro that’s been converted into a dually truck. And it’s not just a Metro with a bed.

It also comes with a hood scoop that looks a lot like Dodge's iconic "Shaker" intake, wide side skirts wrapped in aluminum that work as steps, and equally wide rear wheel arches that provide room for the dually layout

. It also features two massive exhaust pipes in the rear, as well as a tow hook. The owner also added a body-colored visor on the roof.

Weird Car for Sale: 1993 Geo Metro Dually Truck
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No word on whether it features a modified engine, but it probably features the tiny 1.0-liter three-cylinder mill that GM offered in the U.S. It was rated at only 60 horsepower, so don’t expect fabulous towing capability. The mill mates to a three-speed automatic. The owner has it listed at $2,500 but says the car will need new rear tires, so be prepared to spend an extra couple of hundred bucks to fix that.

Brief Geo Metro history

Weird Car for Sale: 1993 Geo Metro Dually Truck
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The Metro arrived in 1989 in the United States. It was available as a hatchback at first, but GM introduced a convertible too. All first-generation cars were powered by the 60-horsepower three-pot engine, but Geo also offered a detuned XFi model with 49 horsepower and enhanced fuel economy. These cars were rated at around 43 mpg city and 51 mpg highway. The Geo Metro was also sold as the Pontiac Firefly in Canada.

Weird Car for Sale: 1993 Geo Metro Dually Truck
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The second-gen model was produced from 1995 to 2001. The Geo badge was dropped in 1997, and the car was sold as a Chevrolet until 2001. Both hatchback and four-door sedans were offered, powered by 1.0-liter three-cylinder and 1.3-liter four-cylinder engines. The latter produced 79 horsepower through either a five-speed manual or a three-speed automatic. The Metro was discontinued in 2001 to be replaced by the Chevrolet Aveo, developed in cooperation with Korean carmaker Daewoo.

Source: Facebook 10 Trades Group

Ciprian Florea
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