Chevrolet Silverado 1500 News

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Daytona 500 pace vehicle

    For the first time, a pickup truck will serve as the official pace car for the Daytona 500. Chevrolet announced Wednesday that its redesigned 2019 Silverado 1500 will serve as the official pace vehicle for the race, with none other than Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel. Earnhardt Jr., himself a two-time Daytona 500 winner, will lead the pack in the customized Silverado for the 61st running of the race. The news leaves the Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro on the sidelines as the brand likely looks to raise awareness of the new Silverado as it continues to funnel into dealerships. "Away from...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD High Country
    2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD High Country: More bling, less butch

    Chevrolet on Thursday revealed the second of five planned variants for its redesigned 2020 Silverado 2500 Heavy Duty pickup truck. This time it's the new Silverado 2500HD High Country, which represents the range-topper of the HD family. It follows Tuesday's first look reveal of the redesigned truck...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
    2020 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty is ready to get to work

    Chevrolet on Tuesday unveiled the heavy-duty version of its redesigned Silverado full-size pickup truck that arrived in 1500 light-duty guise for 2019. The new Silverado Heavy Duty, shown here in 2500 guise, arrives for 2020 and makes its formal debut next February, most likely at the 2019 Chicago...

  • Chevrolet Silverado ZH2 concept
    Chevrolet Silverado ZH2 concept surfaces via GM Defense

    It appears Chevrolet may have yet another fuel-cell powered truck in the works. What can only be described as a Chevrolet Silverado ZH2 surfaced on the GM Defense website. The truck only appears in a quick slideshow and video montage at the top of the website and no additional details are provided...

  • 2019 Chevy Silverado RST Off-Road concept
    Chevy shows off 2019 Silverado concepts heading to SEMA

    Chevrolet has shown off a group of four 2019 Silverado 1500 concepts it plans on bringing to the 2018 SEMA show next month. Each of them houses a plethora of Chevrolet Performance accessories, which makes each truck more of a mannequin than a "concept." The first truck, the 2019 Silverado High...

  • Hennessey Chevrolet Silverado Goliath 6x6
    Chevy Silverado-based Hennessey Goliath 6x6 revealed with 705 horsepower

    For Hennessey Performance Engineering faithful that couldn't swallow the idea of owning a Ford-based Velociraptor, the Goliath 6x6 has arrived. It's based on the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and like the F-150 based pickup, it's powerful, off-road ready, and utterly bonkers. Hennessey revealed...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    Chevrolet on Friday announced a six-strong powertrain lineup for its redesigned 2019 Silverado 1500 pickup truck, including two new turbocharged options to really bring the fight to the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500. The new turbocharged options include a 2.7-liter inline-4 and a 3.0-liter inline-6 diesel (available early 2019), which will be a boon to buyers looking to reduce their fuel bills without giving up performance. The turbocharged options join the familiar 4.3-liter V-6 and 5.3-liter and 6.2-liter V-8s offered in the previous-generation Silverado 1500. Chevy counts two versions of its...

  • 2018 Yenko/SC Silverado
    800-hp 2018 Yenko/SC Silverado now available with rear-wheel drive

    Those looking for a performance pickup truck might want to check out Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) and its 2018 Yenko/SC Silverado. The performance company first unveiled the 800-horsepower Yenko/SC Silverado last February as a 4x4, but to sweeten the deal, the performance version of the 2018...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD
    New Silverado 4500HD/5500HD/6500HD trucks join Chevy’s commercial fleet

    Oh, the Silverado 3500HD? That’s cute. Chevrolet is making its return to the medium-duty truck business with the even bigger Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD and 6500HD, which are being introduced for the 2019 model year alongside a redesigned Silverado 1500. The Class 4, 5 and 6 cab chassis trucks...

  • Specialty Vehicle Engineering Yenko Chevy Silverado
    2018 Yenko Silverado hauls in an 800-HP V-8

    The true Yenko of last century has been long gone, but Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) has kept the name and image alive. Aside from its various modern-day interpretations of Yenko Camaros, the company on Monday revealed another take on the Yenko name with the 2018 Yenko Silverado. Complete...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Chevrolet Silverado: Lighter, stronger, and smarter

    It was a helicopter that delivered our first look at the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, but General Motors' best-selling pickup was really delivered on the wind of change. The new Chevy Silverado pickup broke cover Saturday night ahead of the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Chevrolet Silverado video preview

    Chevy is full of surprises. Celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year, the automaker rolled out the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado ahead of the 2018 Detroit auto show to compete with the other full-sizers with more fuel-saving features and creature comforts than ever before. But they didn’t...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss

    With its factory lift kit, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss that debuted Saturday at a surprise event deep in the heart of pickup country has big boots to fill. At Texas Motor Speedway outside Fort Worth, Texas, at an event to celebrate 100 years of Chevy pickup trucks, the automaker dropped a bombshell—albeit one without too many details. The 2019 Silverado 1500 debuted in a new Trail Boss trim level, one of eight Chevy says it will offer during the new Silverado's first year. MORE: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 spy shots The 2019 Silverado Trail Boss may have a typical...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE SS
    Chevy to enter Australia with a little help from HSV

    With the end of production of rear-wheel-drive, V-8-powered Holden Commodores in October, Australian tuning firm HSV no longer has access to suitable donor vehicles to continue churning out its signature muscle sedans. But instead of going quietly into the night, HSV has struck a deal with General...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    GM to use carbon fiber in next-generation pickup beds?

    General Motors has made efforts to slash weight from its vehicles, and its next-generation full-size pickup trucks might get the most surprising lightweight solution yet. They might be in line for a carbon-fiber-induced diet. The automaker might use the strong, lightweight material in the beds of...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 spy shots

    Chevrolet is already out testing prototypes for its next-generation Silverado 1500, though the new pickup will be more of an extensive update of the current model rather than a true redesign. The current Silverado 1500 was introduced for 2014, bringing with it General Motors' then-new K2XX...

  • Chevrolet Silverado performance concept 2017 SEMA show
    Supercharged Chevrolet Silverado performance concept sports over 450 HP

    Chevrolet wasn't short on pickup truck concepts at the SEMA show this year, which probably has something to do with marque's pickup truck centennial. The bowtie brand brought a little something for everyone, including a supercharged Chevrolet Silverado. Although the Silverado performance concept...

  • Duramax turbocharged 6.6-liter V-8 diesel engine
    GM’s latest Duramax V-8 dials up 445 hp and 910 lb-ft

    General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] is introducing a new generation of its Duramax V-8 diesel engine in its 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD pickup trucks. The automaker on Saturday confirmed the engine’s output at 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque. That makes it 5 hp...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

    Chevrolet engineers have developed a new intake system for the Silverado 2500HD that helps its diesel engine breathe easy even in challenging conditions. New for the 2017 model year, the intake is marked by a hood scoop and is said to provide most of the air—around 60 percent—going into the engine. The rest comes from a dry location in one of the front fenders and enters via the air filter housing. Because of the intake’s design, the air going into the engine is prevented from being heated by the warm conditions under the hood. This results in better overall performance...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Rally Edition
    Chevy takes wraps off new Silverado Rally Edition in Texas

    Chevrolet has traveled to the epicenter of the truck industry to take the wraps off of its latest special edition, the Silverado Rally Edition. Following up on previous Silverados with the same nameplate, the latest Rally edition, which debuted this morning at Texas Motor Speedway, is an appearance...

  • 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 eAssist
    2016 Chevy Silverado And GMC Sierra Get eAssist Mild-Hybrid System

    General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] continues to make refinements to its Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500, with the latest update being the availability of a new mild-hybrid system. Known as eAssist at GM, the mild-hybrid system used on the popular pickup trucks leverages technology...

  • Chevrolet Camaro Red Line Series concept, 2015 SEMA show
    Chevy Previews New Accessories Range With SEMA Red Line Concepts

    Chevrolet will roll out a barrage of concepts at this year’s SEMA show to highlight a range of new accessories the automaker plans to offer. The aftermarket continues to see growth, with SEMA organizers stating that spending on automotive specialty equipment parts and accessories topped $36...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Gets Sporty New Look, More Tech

    A new generation of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was launched on the market for the 2014 model year, bringing with it an upright, chiseled look on the outside; the new K2XX rear-wheel-drive platform under the skin; and quieter, more refined cabins with a noteworthy set of safety and infotainment...

  • Chevrolet Colorado Sport concept, 2014 State Fair of Texas
    Chevy Reveals Colorado Sport And Silverado Toughnology Truck Concepts

    It isn’t exactly a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor rival, but Chevrolet’s new Colorado-based concept unveiled at the 2014 State Fair of Texas at least hints at what a performance pickup truck from the bowtie brand could look like. The new concept is called the Chevrolet Colorado Sport and...

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