Big Diesel Power With A Touch Of Class We're not exactly sure when it happened, but pickup trucks have long since elevated themselves beyond mere tools of the trade. Once bare-bones, utilitarian hardware with more capability than comfort, the truck has evolved into a status symbol. Move out of any urban center and into the surrounding sprawl, and lifted, diesel-chugging, three-quarter-ton pickups are fairly commonplace nowadays. And we're not just talking about rides parked outside work sites, mind you. These days, you're every bit as likely to see them parked outside the local Panera.... Read More
- Turbo Diesel 6.6L V8
- 397 HP / 765 LB-FT
- 6-Speed Auto
- $61,774 as tested
We've already crawled all over the GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept at the Detroit Auto Show, and Mike Levine from PickupTrucks.com took an extensive look at the interior and exterior with designer Carl Zipfel. The questions we really wanted to get answered were, of course, "Are you going to build it? And if not, can we build it?" As to whether ...
General Motors' heavy-duty truck twins – the GMC Sierra HD and Chevrolet Silverado HD – were reworked for 2011 with the addition of an all-new chassis and an upgraded 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine. But while the capable trucks' guts were given a transplant, the vehicle's blue-collar exterior and aging interior were left unchanged. With Ford ...
It's Episode #194 of the Autoblog Podcast, and Chris, Sam and Dan talk about the 2011 Bentley Continental, what Lamborghini has in store for the Paris Motor Show, Mexico's Mastretta MXT and budget sports cars from Toyota. Two questions cap it at just over an hour this week. Thanks for listening! Autoblog Podcast #194 - Bentley Continental, Lamborghini ...
For the first time in its history – and considering that the company has been around for over 100 years, that's significant – GMC decided to make an official appearance at the National Truck Equipment Association show in St. Louis. And the Professional Grade brand brought along the heavies... specifically, the 2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD. When ...