HSV re­leases Sil­ver­ado specs and prices

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Hot on the heels of the in­tro­duc­tion of the all­new Colorado Sportscat, HSV has re­leased full spec­i­fi­ca­tions and pric­ing for its Chevro­let Sil­ver­ado heavy-duty truck range. Power, pay­load and tow­ing ca­pa­bil­ity are what Sil­ver­ado is fa­mous for and all these at­tributes will be re­flected in the five-model 4x4 Crew Cab line-up that HSV will of­fer in Aus­tralia and here:

• 2500HD WT.

• 2500HD LTZ.

• 2500HD LTZ “Mid­night” Edi­tion.

• 2500HD LTZ “Cus­tom Sport” Edi­tion.

• 3500HD LTZ. All five ve­hi­cles share the same heavy-duty run­ning gear in­clud­ing:

• Du­ra­max 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 en­gine pro­duc­ing 332kw of power and 1,234Nm of torque.

• Al­li­son 1000 six-speed au­to­matic trans­mis­sion.

• four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes.

• Heavy duty lock­ing rear dif­fer­en­tial. The line-up starts with the 2500HD WT – sim­ply short for “work truck” which also fea­tures Sta­bil­i­trak, a sta­bil­ity con­trol sys­tem with Proac­tive Roll Avoid­ance and Trac­tion Con­trol with Elec­tronic Trailer Sway Con­trol and Hill Start As­sist).

2500HD LTZ

The 2500HD LTZ model then steps it up an­other gear with fea­tures like 18” chrome al­loys, chrome body side mould­ings and door han­dles and per­fo­rated leather bucket seats, zone au­to­matic cli­mate con­trol and pow­er­ad­justable ped­als so a driver can set them in the most com­fort­able po­si­tion Of the five Sil­ver­ado mod­els to be avail­able, the com­pany ex­pects great­est de­mand to be for the “Mid­night” and “Cus­tom Sport” Edi­tions.

“Mid­night Edi­tion”

Based off the 2500HD LTZ, and of­fered ex­clu­sively in Black, the prod­uct story ex­tends to ag­gres­sive styling and unique con­tent in­clud­ing: • Black 18 inch al­loys (wrapped in ag­gres­sive LT275/65 R18E Goodyear Wran­gler Du­ra­trac tyres). • Black bumpers, grille, side mould­ings, mirror caps and door han­dles, plus a spray-on bed-liner.

“Cus­tom Sport Edi­tion”.

Like the Mid­night Edi­tion, the Cus­tom Sport edi­tion is based on the 2500HD LTZ model but of­fered ex­clu­sively in Sum­mit White The 2500HD range of­fers a max­i­mum pay­load of up to 975kg and a max­i­mum tow­ing ca­pac­ity of up to 5.89# tonnes *(yet to be con­firmed here)

3500HD LTZ

Com­plet­ing the five model Sil­ver­ado range will be the 3500HD LTZ. This ve­hi­cle is the heav­i­est of du­ties within the Sil­ver­ado range, fea­tur­ing Dual Rear Wheels and a longer tub. Re-en­gi­neer­ing of the Sil­ver­ado range to right­hand-drive be­gan at HSV’S new pro­duc­tion fa­cil­ity in Vic­to­ria, Aus­tralia, in April, with first ve­hi­cles ex­pected to land in New Zealand in early June. The 3500HD LTZ model will be avail­able in Q3, 2018.

Rec­om­mended Re­tail Pric­ing ($NZ)

Chevro­let Sil­ver­ado 2500HD WT (au­to­matic): $134,990. Chevro­let Sil­ver­ado 2500HD LTZ (au­to­matic): $154,990. Chevro­let Sil­ver­ado 2500HD LTZ “Mid­night Edi­tion” (au­to­matic): $163,990. Chevro­let Sil­ver­ado 2500HD LTZ “Cus­tom Sport” Edi­tion (au­to­matic): $163,990. Chevro­let Sil­ver­ado 3500HD LTZ (au­to­matic): $169,990. N.B. Model pric­ing quoted is Rec­om­mended Re­tail Pric­ing and in­cludes GST but ex­cludes Dealer De­liv­ery and Statu­tory Charges.

On its way here, HSV’S new line of RHD Chevro­let Sil­ver­a­dos.

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