Unveiled: 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

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what engine is in there, to warrant such a high hood?

 

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Maybe the high hood is for pedestrian impact safety. :p

But rumor has it they will offer 2 V8 engines with 6.6L of displacement. A NA gasoline/petrol V8 as standard, no stats yet, and an optional turbodiesel V8 with 910lb-ft of torque.
 

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It's not the engine, it's just dick-wagging at other trucks. Thank Dodge for starting that back in the 1990s when they made the Ram look like a miniature commercial truck.
 

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I showed my dad a photo of both the 2019 1/2 ton and the 2020 HD. He has had one of the last 5 generations of GM truck (one was a GMC, the rest Chevrolet). He thinks both a god awful hideous and will remain in his current truck (2015 2500 6.0 gas) for the foreseeable future.
 

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Powering a big truck is too much for a turbo-four. I think there must be a reason European car makers use turbodiesel sixes for trucks and vans but, what I think is largely irrelevant to US buyers.
 

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A small 4 cylinder engine will lean really hard on the turbo to keep those power numbers, so it will consume more fuel to do it. A turbo V6 makes more sense in my opinion. The base engine should be a NA V6, with the next engine up being a Turbo version of the same engine.
 

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If only there was another manufacturer that realized that.



Would still have a V8
 

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If you are buying a truck, and you actually work with it, a V8 just makes sense. If it is a street queen that only hauls kids or groceries(this would include SUVs based on a truck platform), then a V6 is generally more than adequate.

At this point in time, I am waiting for an EV truck. For most of what I do, a Rivian would be more than what I need.
 

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How to make the 2019 Silverado look better...




Oh wait.... thats not gone well....
 

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The future is here and boy is it ugly...
 
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