Wednesday, February 10, 2010

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD Trucks Go On Sale This Summer

 The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup truck, with 20,000 lb. towing capacity (3500HD crew cab/long box can tow up to 20,000 pounds with a fifth-wheel hitch) and 6,335 lb payload, has an all-new chassis and more powerful 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine mated to a stronger Allison 1000 six-speed transmission. No horsepower ratings as yet - stay tuned. The Silverado HD has a strengthened Vortec 6.0-liter V8 standard powertrain.

The Silverado heavy-duty lineup grows to eleven 2500HD models and eight single- and dual-rear-wheel 3500HD models – including a new 3500HD Crew Cab with a 6.5-foot cargo box. WT, LT and LTZ trim levels are offered and features, including the EZ Lift tailgate and rearview camera system. The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD trucks go on sale this summer along with Chevrolet's 2010 75th Anniversary Diamond Edition Suburban.