The company wouldn't offer any additional details on what the packages would add to the full-size, body-on-frame SUVs, instead indicating that a more formal announcement that would be made in late September.
The Z71 trim is currently offered on the Silverado pickup, and adds, among other things, an uprated, off-road suspension, a locking rear-differential, all-terrain tires and a unique appearance package.
Along with the Z71 pack, 2015 Tahoe and Suburban owners can look forward to a hands-free liftgate and 4G LTE wireless connectivity through Chevrolet's MyLink system.
Scroll down for the brief press release from GM.
DETROIT – Building on the early success of the all-new 2015 Tahoe and Suburban launch, Chevrolet will continue to offer features and variants to meet the needs of its customers. Chevrolet announced today it will offer a Z71 package for the 2015 Tahoe and Suburban. Additional features and production timing will be announced in late September. In 1988, the first official special Z71 package appeared on Chevrolet's new-generation full-size pickup trucks, and in 2001, Chevrolet added the Z71 package to Tahoe and Suburban.
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