Finally, with the arrival of 2018 Chevrolet Silverado, auto enthusiasts can finally breathe a sigh of relief! Chevrolet super-trucks are all set to make a comeback in the market with some small yet significant modifications. Rumors point out the main aim of automakers is fuel efficiency. Silverado, undoubtedly one of the best pick-up trucks of Chevrolet was due for some upgrades.
Till now there are no such significant details. But there are certainly a lot of rumors floating around. Here’s a take at what tipsters feel about the new 2018 Chevrolet Silverado.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado Engine Specifications
There are numerous engine speculations which are revolving this 2018 Chevrolet Silverado. However, the best bet would be a powerful 3.6-liter turbocharged engine with the ability to produce 305 hp of power and 380 Lb-ft of torque.
This possible could be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. A powerful diesel engine is also possible but there are no details to follow it up.
Another option could be 4.3-liter V6 Flex engine giving out a power output of 285 hp at 5300 rpm and a 305 lb-ft of torque at 3900 rpm. Transmission for this power plant could also be a 6-speed auto transmission.
One would have to wait for the official word from the automakers. At best it would be best to consider these configurations as rumors only.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado Exterior Aspects
The body of this new Chevrolet Silverado 2018 will be light owing to the usage of aluminum and carbon fiber. New suspensions will likely be used for all new trims. Its body will be firmer and muscular. Xenon headlights and backlights accompanied by powerful fog lights will be noticed.
New metallic grille divided by the automaker’s logo will present its fascia with a more enticing appeal. Some sharp curves, new viewing mirrors, and new bumpers will also be noticed. Also, rumors show its frontal aspect being larger and having a wind resistant design.
This new model will have an equally impressive interior. Large legible gauges will be seen. Some big buttons and dials will also be seen in the newly designed dashboard. The center of the dash will have a 7-8 inch touchscreen and MyLink infotainment system.
The back of the cabin will have ample space for travelers. Storage space for carrying extra stuff will also be plenty.
A latest audio system with premium speakers, cruise control, collision control, lane parking sensors, satellite radio and a multi-zone cooling system will also be present.
This new 2018 Chevrolet Silverado cabin will appear to be luxurious. High-quality leather seats with an advanced heating system and ample leg room between seats will ensure comfortable travel.
2018 Chevrolet Silverado Release Date, Price, Competition
Its official launch date details are still inconclusive. But expectations are that the new Silverado could get a mid- 2017 release. The venue of launch is still unknown but it could be either in Detroit or New York.
No official word is out from the automakers yet, but there is a probability that base trims will start with a price of $50,000.