Chevy’s new medium-duty trucks borrow one trait from the Camaro Z/28

Chevy's new medium-duty trucks borrow one trait from the Camaro Z/28

The selection of 2019 Chevrolet Silverado medium-duty trucks, the 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD, will not perform just like a Camaro, but they do occur to share one element using the Camaro Z/28.

It’s the one and only the "flowtie," the cheeky name Chevrolet gave the 2014 Camaro Z/28’s bowtie badge. Recall, the flowtie is just the Chevrolet bowtie badge being an outline the middle of the emblem is eliminate for optimum air flow.

When engineers checked out methods to improve air flow for that massive upright grilles from the 2019 Silverado medium-duty trucks, the solution sitting directly on the nose from the Camaro Z/28. The flowtie can also be present around the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. The company did not disclose how the flowtie increases the Silverado medium duty trucks, but Chevrolet credits the badge with lowering engine fluid temperatures within the Camaro.

The Silverado medium-duty line marks the brand’s go back to the segment following the finish from the Kodiak in ’09, and Chevrolet will sell the trucks without beds solely. The 3 commercial trucks live in the chassis cab Class 4, 5, and 6 medium-duty conventional cab segments, and represent GVWRs (Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings) which will vary from 15,000 for that Class 4 truck all the way in which as much as 22,900 pounds for that Class 6 truck. A 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel V-8 engine provides 300 horsepower and 700 pound-ft of torque.

Chevrolet also says the trucks have a tilting Fiberglass hood with integrated hands grips for simpler serviceability, and also the cab has inlaid doorways with triple door seals to lessen in-cab noise.

Wherever the Silverado medium-duty trucks go, know that every one sports a little bit of Camaro in front.


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