The new Chevrolet Silverado HD will be equipped with a diesel engine, outstanding 1234 Nm of torque (photo)

Chevrolet has disclosed information about heavy truck Silverado HD debut which will take place in February next year. The novelty will be the most advanced model in the brand’s history, get the integrated running boards and Bedstep diesel V8, outstanding 1234 Nm of torque.

New Silverado HD is almost completely different from the Junior Silverado 1500 — total of the machines in the roof. Outwardly, the truck looks like part of some heavy equipment, and it is to this visual perception sought designers.

Range of engines novelties consists of a petrol engine combined with a six-speed transmission, and a Duramax diesel 6.6 litre. It produces 1234 Nm of torque and is paired with a 10-band “automatic” Allison.

Because of the height of the loading platform Silverado HD had to equip the brand steps Bedstep. A pickup truck increased load capacity and a maximum permitted mass of towed trailer, but precise data are not reported. The current Silverado 2500HD can carry up to 1466 pounds of cargo, and 3500HD — 2613 pounds. Maximum trailer weight — up to 9571 kg.

Among the main competitors Silverado HD Ford Super Duty. Pickup equipped with a 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel with a capacity of 456 forces (1268 Nm of torque) and can carry up to 3465 pounds of cargo. The mass of the trailer’s a-line knee — 15.9 tons. Capacity Ram 2500 6.7 Cummins c — 1216 kilograms (1783 for the Ram 3500), maximum trailer weight — 7988 (13 943) pounds.

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