Even because the world round us will get crazier, the truck wars present no signal of stopping — and even slowing down. Working example: Chevrolet introduced on Wednesday that its Silverado HD could be getting a complete host of upgrades for the 2021 mannequin 12 months, along with a towing capability bump as much as 36,00zero kilos.
Now, it could appear as if the majority of those upgrades will have an effect on the suspension and wheels, and that is how GM was capable of finding the extra 500 (pointless) kilos of towing capability. The Normal is not overly particular about what these adjustments had been, precisely, however it’s unambiguous on which mannequin will have the ability to hit that new max towing determine.
Particularly, if you wish to tow the equal of 15.65 ND-generation Mazda Miatas, you may must spec as much as the Silverado 3500 HD Work Truck with a daily cab, dual-rear-wheels and two-wheel-drive, and equip it with the 6.6L Duramax diesel, 10-speed Allison transmission and Max Tow Bundle.
Talking of towing, Chevrolet needs to make it as simple as doable, so it is acquired a towing-assistance system with eight cameras, offering 15 views. It is also acquired the identical trailering tech that we noticed (and appreciated) within the Silverado 1500, which implies that it is acquired issues like jack-knife alert, trailer-length indication and extra.
Lastly, the Silverado HD shall be launched in no less than 4 particular variations for 2021. These embody the Midnight Version, Z71 Sport and Z71 Chrome Sport editions in addition to a Carhartt Particular Version that provides a bunch of Carhartt logos and a two-tone inside.
It is unlucky that, even with all these adjustments and particular editions, Chevrolet did not repair the largest drawback with the Silverado HD, and by that, I, after all, imply trucks.it is sporting. It’s not solely the king of towing, in the intervening time, it is also nonetheless the king of the ugly