The all new 2009 Chevrolet Silverado falls under the category of the large-size pickup trucks. The vehicle will be powered by the latest V8 turbo diesel engine, but its release has been delayed due to the weak financial position of the General Motors. There won’t be too many extra changes in the 2009 Silverado and comes in three different styles like the crew cab style, extended and the regular cab style model. The models shares most of the features from the GMC Sierra.
The extended cabs come with the rear hinged doors that do not independently open the fronts. The regular cab model comes with the 3-passenger capacity while the crew and the extended models provides up to 6-seating capacity. The new Silverado provides two different types of interior designs, luxury inspired and the pure pickup styles. Based on the model and design configuration of the model, it offers 4.3 liter V6 that produces 195 hp, 4.8 liter V8 that produces 295 hp, 5.3L V8 that produces 315 hp, 6.0 liter V8 367 hp and the 6.2L V8 that produce 403 hp. The 5.3 liter V8 versions and all the 6.2 liter V8 engine models come with the capability to run on the E85 ethanol blended fuel.
The rear wheel drive will be standard in all the models. Different types of suspensions will be made available to provide the added comfort. The proposed safety features in the vehicle include traction control system, ABS, curtain side air bags and the anti skid system. Other features expected in the 2009 Silverado are wireless cell phone link, remote engine start and new navigation system.
Here are some sizzling Chevrolet Silverado Pictures released by Chevy in last few weeks.