It's been a good week for heavy-duty truck buyers. First, Ram revealed the Black Package for its HD trucks, then it rolled out its new Power Wagon, and now Chevy's getting in on the action with its Silverado High Country HD. Okay, so it may not pack quite the attitude of Ram's latest 2500-series offerings, but the High Country HD will come as a welcome addition to the Chevy Trucks range to those looking to pull their horse, boat or other trailer without skimping on creature comforts.
It's no secret that fullsize pickups are the financial engines that power Detroit automakers – it's been that way for decades. In recent years, though, growing consumer appetites for dolled-up trucks has meant even more opportunities for manufacturers to line their coffers while pleasing increasingly discerning customers. Trims like King Ranch on the Ford F-Series and Laramie Longhorn on Ram trucks now include high-end amenities that were the exclusive preserve of luxury cars just a few ye
Say the idea of an upscale pickup like the Ford F-150 King Ranch or Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn appeals, but you're decidedly a Chevrolet buyer and would only consider a Silverado. According to an Automotive News report, General Motors is working on a new top-end trim for the Silverado, called "High Country," and it will have a "Western flair and unique leather," according to one dealer at the national Chevrolet dealer meeting in Las Vegas this month. GM did not comment on the details of the new v