• Oct 30, 2007
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Frankly, we're surprised that this is only a concept, as the idea is very simple: take the heavy-duty GMC Sierra, glitz up the outside, luxe up the interior, and slap the Denali surcharge badge on the doors. Powered by the 6.6L Duramax capable of yanking Madison Square Garden off its foundation, the Sierra HD Denali would be the perfect tool for the well-heeled in need of hauling ability. After all, a hedge fund manager buying a Cigarette 38 Top Gun GT with his bonus money is gonna need a proper tow vehicle to bring it to the marina, right?

Follow the jump for full details on the concept.

[Source: GM]

PRESS RELEASE:
GMC Sierra HD Denali

GMC's Denali brand represents the most premium and powerful models of the Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL and Envoy lineups, but the Denali badge has never been applied to a heavy-duty truck – until now. Designers and engineers developed the Sierra HD Denali concept todemonstrates how the Denali ethic translates to GMC's most capable trucks. They started with a Sierra 2500HD crew cab and infused it with all of the features and accoutrements expected of a Denali, including unique exterior styling and an enhanced interior. The Sierra HD Denali is powered by the powerful 6.6L Duramax diesel V-8 engine and rides on custom 20-inch wheels.

Vehicle highlights:

* Sierra HD Denali crew cab concept
* 6.6L Duramax diesel with six-speed Allison automatic transmission
* Polished exhaust tip
* Custom Star Mist Black exterior color
* Denali-specific grille, front and rear body-color bumpers, and chrome door handles
* Denali badging
* Body-color tailgate protector
* Custom, bed-mounted tool box with power side rail system
* Custom interior in black, graphite and metallic, with mini-perforated leather-trimmed seating
* Heated/cooled front seats
* Customer-finished interior trim plates
* Leather-wrapped upper door panels and instrument panel top pad
* Denali HD-logo sill plates
* Pewter suede like-headliner

GM Accessories features (production and concept):

* Chrome oval assist steps
* Cargo management accessories
* Rear under-seat storage
* Rear wheelhouse liners
* Bi-directional remote start
* Headrest DVD system
* Hitch receiver cover
* Chrome stake pocket tie-downs


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  • 4 Comments
      • 7 Years Ago
      Too bad this is only a concept. I would definitely have put this on the top of my shopping list for my next car/truck. I like the styling of the GMC Sierra Denali, but would much rather it be powered by the 6.6L Duramax diesel. The interior on the Sierra Denali is excellent, and a shame the Denali interior trim is not available on the 2500HD.
      Hopefully, this makes it into production.
        • 7 Years Ago
        My thinking exactly.This should have been available 6 years ago. Ford is selling King Ranch and Harley Davidson Superduty's like hotcakes. If you're shelling out 48k for a tow rig, chances are good you'll go for the real luxury bits. Might need some velvet-ride shackles or something, but this would be cool.
      • 7 Years Ago
      More pictures please
      HotRodzNKustoms
      • 7 Years Ago
      They had my picture on their desk when they designed this truck, only one thing can make it better.... the bling-tastic Escalade body.