2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD was first presented at the 2013 Texas State Fair, and it should go on sale sometime during the first half of next year. This pickup from Chevy’s series of Heavy Duty trucks is designed in a way to maximize its towing and hauling capacity, and its maximum towing ability now is 19,600 pounds for conventional towing, while it is capable of hauling 7,374 pounds, 152 pounds more than the current model. Exterior changes are made mainly to improve its aerodynamics. Visible exterior changes include new decorative doors, roof and tailgate spoiler. This improvements and changes made to new 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD contributed to reduction of wind noise.
Under the hood of 2015 Silverado HD, Chevrolet offered three engine options. New Silverado will be powered by a V-8 6.0L gas Vortec, V-8 6.0L bi-fuel engine, and 6.6L Duramax turbodiesel. Base engine is aV-8 6.0L gas Vortec engine will feature continuously variable valve timing and it will be mated to a Hydra-Matic 6L90 6-speed automatic transmission. Power that this engine produces depends on whether you choose 2015 Chevy Silverado Heavy-Duty 2500 model, in which this engine produces 360 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque, or 2015 Chevy Silverado Heavy-Duty 3500 model, in which this engine generates slightly less horsepower, 322 and 380 lb-ft of torque, just like the 2500 model. Second engine option, V-8 6.0L bi-fuel, will be under the hood of regular cab, crew cab and double-cab. 6.6L Duramax turbodiesel engine is last in engine line-up and it comes paired with Allison 1000 6-speed automatic transmission, and it has an output of 397 horsepower and 765 lb-ft of torque, and it will be available in 2500 and 3500 models.
Interior changes include more steel composition inside the cabin, which ensures more security for the passengers. All 2015 Silverado HDs, except the base, come equipped with the Chevrolet MyLink touch screen and voice-activated infotainment system. Beside this, new 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD will include six-gauge instrument cluster coupled with storage options, and much more high-tech features in its offer.
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