GM is now continuously working on the enhancement of their full-size and mid-size pickup trucks. In this regard, it is important to mention that it is speculated in the industry that the company is expected to launch 2018 Chevrolet Silverado. Although the model is still in concept stage and the designers are still working on it. It is said that in this new vehicle, the makers will give a superior appearance and design.
It is also said in the industry that the makers will launch this vehicle with traditional concept in which they will not use air suspension, coil springs, diesel engines, etc. Apart from all these factors, it can be said that if someone is looking for a pick-up truck which is aesthetically pleasing and can manage a great amount of work then 2018 Chevrolet Silverado might be an ideal choice to consider.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado: Performance
Since the vehicle is in concept stage so, there are lots of rumors moving in the industry regarding the launch of this vehicle. Along with it is also rumored that the makers will power this vehicle with a set of new engine variant.
Most surprisingly the new engine will be having a towing capacity of 12,000 extra pounds for its pulling or towing capacity. It is also heard that there will be another engine for the buyers who require secondary fuel engine. It can be a gas variant or based on CNG, generating the power up to 360HP.
Coming to its engine configuration then it is already mentioned that the makers are expected to power this vehicle with new engine variant. So as of now according to the sources, it is said that the makers will equip 5.3-liters V8 EcoTec3 Supercharged engine.
The powertrain will be generating the power of 355 HP and 383 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be mated with a six-speed automatic transmission along with an all-wheel-drive option.
Sources also suggest that 2018 Chevrolet Silverado will be powered with one more engine variant and it will be a 2.7-liters V6 twin turbocharged engine. This engine will be producing 355 HP if it gets equipped under its hood.
With this engine, Silverado will be able to sprint from 0-60 mph in just 6.9 seconds. As of now, only this much information is available regarding this concept model. However, it’s important to mention that the information are based on assumptions, and the makers can change them accordingly.
Exterior and Interior Design
The all new 2018 Chevrolet Silverado will be an obviously upgraded model from its forerunner. In this context, it would be interesting to mention that the makers have designed the exterior segment explicitly through giving edge-cutting features to this vehicle like-
- Chrome bars of high density in order to embellish the radiator grille
- It will be designed with heavier bumper
- Front fascia integrated with LED foglights
- 20-inch alloy wheels
The inner cabin of this pickup truck will be equally fascinating and even more than that as because of the features are given by the makers like:
- Leather upholstery
- 8-inch touch screen
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Modern navigation system
- Wi-Fi OnStar 4G LTE
- Cooling and heating system in seats
Price and Availability
The price of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado will be around $50,000 to its buyers but as of now, there is no information available on the internet regarding its date of launch. Although, the price can also increase because of addition of higher trim.