Every automaker is going great lengths to improve fuel economy, particularly in trucks. Ram has gone with ultra-mild hybrid technology, and Ford has gone with turbocharged V6 engines, a new diesel, and a 10-speed transmission. Until now, it appeared Chevy and GMC were going to focus on improving naturally aspirated V8s and adding a diesel. But it turns out Chevy had one other engine up its sleeve: a turbocharged four-cylinder.
Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Classic News
General Motors on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit despite a drop in production of high-margin pickup trucks, as it gears up for new models that are expected to boost profits next year.
Though Chevrolet revealed the 2019 Silverado at this year's Detroit Auto Show, there are still quite a few things left unanswered about the new truck. Among them is the RST trim level, which we get to see for the first time in the spy photos above.
Another piece of the fullsize Chevy truck puzzle is slowly being revealed. The Bowtie brand plans to officially unveil the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD sometime next year, and though that's all very vague, pickup fans do at least have one teaser to obsess over. Chevy hints at "bolder, larger proportions" for the 2020 Silverado HD, and from the looks of the teaser, that may be an understatement.
These trucks boast some interesting new features.
It packs all the requisite Yenko visual touches.
These big boys don't mind the cold.
Comparing the newest fullsize and midsize pickup trucks, compact sedans, and a pair of Mustang coupes.
With more information available, we take a deeper look at how they compare.
Illegal off-roading isn't good, kids.
The Bow Tie unwraps the Silverado early.
Traveling to Texas in celebration of the pickup truck.
Surprise unveiling at an event celebrating 100 years of Chevy Trucks.
Consider it a consolation for the death of the rear-drive Commodore.