MATS 2024: Stars of the PKY Truck Beauty Contest

March 29, 2024
Custom chrome designs of every size and stripe came to strut their stuff at the 2024 PKY Truck Beauty Championship.

LOUISVILLE—These custom trucks are unique, polished, and full of personality. Countless custom tractors and trailers could be found at the 33rd annual PKY Truck Beauty Championship here at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Kentucky.

More than 140 custom trucks signed up for the championship. Contestants brought every type of equipment, from a 1947 Peterbilt 344 to a 2022 Kenworth W900L, and from bobtails to truck-trailer combos and everything in between.

The show trucks sat in a parking lot in front of the Kentucky Exposition Center during MATS. The trucks also put on their PKY Light Show Thursday night and went out for the PKY Parade Saturday night.

Click through this photo gallery to see a few of this year’s beautiful custom show trucks.

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Editor Jeremy Wolfe joined the FleetOwner team in February 2024. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with majors in English and Philosophy. He previously served as Editor for Endeavor Business Media's Water Group publications.