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New Face, More Power for 2014 GMC Sierra Denali

New 6.2-liter V-8 on Sierra SLT ups tow capacity to 12,000 lbs.

by on May.29, 2013

The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali gets a new face, upgraded interior and more power.

GMC aims to cover all the bases with the new Sierra 1500 Denali it is introducing this coming autumn, giving it a new face, an upgraded interior – and a lot more power.

Set to start rolling out in June, the 2014 GMC Sierra will offer an all-new 6.2-liter V-8 — closely related to the engine in the equally new 2014 Corvette –which will deliver a hefty 420 horsepower and tow up to 12,000 pounds.

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“The 2014 Sierra Denali has a combination of performance, capability and luxury that no other pickup can match,” according to Tony DiSalle, GMC vice president of marketing. “It leaves no boxes unchecked for those owners looking for the ultimate expression of ‘Professional Grade.’”

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Chevrolet Saddles Up New Silverado

Maker battles Ford, Chrysler for high-priced truck supremacy.

by on May.06, 2013

Chevrolet is staking a new claim in the luxury truck segment with the Silverado High Country.

The Western-themed, high-priced premium truck market dominated by Ford and Chrysler is about to get a new player. Chevrolet is planning a new top-of-the line model pickup truck, the High Country, as its rolls out the new 2014 Silverado lineup.

The 2014 Silverado High Country is designed to compete for buyers, who will to pay for extra features and styling in their pickup trucks, according to Lloyd Biermann, the Silverado marketing manager, who noted that premium pickup trucks now account for about 30% of all light-truck sales.

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Overall, pickup truck sales were up 27% in April.

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GM Holds the Line on Trucks

Maker keeps Silverado, Sierra prices at 2013 levels

by on Apr.01, 2013

Pricing for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado is unchanged from 2013.

Truck buyers in the market for a new Chevrolet Silverado or GMC Sierra got some good news today as General Motors it announced that base prices for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks will remain unchanged from 2013.

In addition to the prices, the fuel-economy ratings and performance figures for truck siblings also stay the same. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the new 2014 Silverado regular cab will start at $24,585, and pricing for the regular cab GMC Sierra starts at $25,085. Both include a $995 destination freight charge.

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The price for the 2014 Silverado regular cab, which starts production this summer, will include the more powerful, more efficient EcoTec3 engine, six-speed automatic transmission, a quieter cab with an all-new interior and four-wheel disc brakes with Duralife rotors as well as a new bed with standard box rail protectors.

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GM “Fundamentally” in Favor of Expanding US Diesel Line-Up

“More to come,” suggests Reuss.

by on Dec.14, 2012

Expect to see GM add a diesel to the powertrain options for the light-duty 2014 Chevrolet Silverado.

With its first light-duty diesel set to debut in a manner of months, senior General Motors officials are giving clear indications that they’re ready to launch additional applications of the high-mileage technology, including a diesel for the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups.

After years sitting on the sidelines, 2014 could be the year that diesels finally become a viable option for automakers struggling to meet tough need government fuel economy mandates.  Among the various makers that plan to launch or expand their diesel offerings are Mazda, Ford, Volkswagen, Audi and, soon, General Motors.

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“There is, fundamentally, a place for diesel here,” said GM President Mark Reuss, during an interview following the preview of the completely redesigned 2014 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups. The executive stressed that he is “personally” in favor of adding more of the so-called oil-burners to GM’s North American line-up.

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Chevrolet Teases New Silverado

Heavily camouflaged truck shown in final testing at Arizona proving grounds.

by on Jul.13, 2012

Chevrolet released a short video showing testing of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado during final testing in Yuma, Ariz.

Chevrolet is whetting the appetite of full-size truck buyers with a short video showing a heavily camouflaged prototype of the next-generation Silverado pulling a load up a steep incline.

The next-generation truck will likely offer incrementally better horsepower, towing and fuel economy – critical numbers in the automaker’s traditional rivalry with Ford’s F-150 – but more important may be improvements made to some of the touchy-feely parts of the truck.

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Where Ford, as well as the Dodge Ram, offer glitzy, ranch-inspired interior trim, even the top-of-the-line Chevy and GMC Sierra interiors lack pizzazz, and are covered in acres of plastic.

General Motors’ twin trucks also lack special features such as Ford’s unique optional step that is built into the tailgate or Dodge’s Ram Boxes, which turn the sidewalls of the bed into storage compartments.

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