The manufacturer first introduced Chevy Reaper as a 2014 model. With an effort to offer competitive yet powerful pickup truck, they decided to do some important changes on the 2017 Chevy Reaper. Essentially the new truck will be based on the famous Silverado; this model was introduced to bring more powerful and high-performance vehicle in its class.
2017 Chevy Reaper: Changes and Suspension Upgrades
It was just a matter of time when the manufacturer has announced to release its revised Reaper. There will be several changes which are expected to feature in Reaper’s regular pickup trim. It will receive a revised front grille with the high-clearance bumper for high-performance to bring extra off-road capabilities.
It has been sourced out that 2017 Chevy Reaper will boast of effective wheel travel of 9.2 inches and 11.2 inches in the front and its rear respectively. It will get a revised floodlight system, Fox Racing suspension system, special-tuned shock absorber, 20-inch beadlock wheels, reinforced skidplate and Corsa exhaust system.
In its interior, it is expected to incorporate Reaper’s signature style custom graphics, and there will be optional custom stitched headrests. For the betterment of all its occupants, seats will receive high-quality leather materials. Moreover, the available legroom and headroom will be more appealing in this modified version.
For the safety of its passengers, it is upgraded with modified navigation systems, braking assistant, cruise control, rearview camera, blind spot monitoring and much more.
The joint engineering of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive will offer a great advantage to bring 2017 Chevy Reaper in the upcoming market. This new Reaper will incorporate the same engine that is present in its current model with the available choice of different supercharged engine variants.
The 5.3 liters EcoTec V8 engine will produce a maximum power of 475 HP 510 lb-ft of torque. Another option of a 6.2 liters V8 engine will produce 550 HP of power and 575 lb-ft of torque. Both these engines will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission system. This will power the vehicle to offer optional two-wheel drive or all-wheel drive system.
It is expected to get better in its fuel efficiency rate. This will offer a mileage of 20 mpg in city and 25 mpg on highways. All these above configurations will make 2017 Reaper one of the best off-road vehicles for greater comfort and convenience to drive.
Price and Release Date
According to the recent reports, it has been sourced out that 2017 Chevy Reaper is likely to get a starting price of $55,000 – $65,000. As of now, this value is just a prediction. Buyers should wait for the official confirmation of the same.
As of now there is no final announcement made by its makers but there are several rumors floating in the market. Potential buyers have to wait until the manufacturer reveals its actual release date as it is predicted that new Reaper might get its release at the beginning of 2017.