1999 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

The Chevrolet Silverado from Chevrolet and its GMC vis-a-vis, the GMC Sierra, are the modish occupation of lifesize getaway trucks from Universal Motors.

1999 Chevrolet Silverado

As of 2006, the Silverado pick-me-up is the second-best marketing fomite in the Joined States, ass the Crossing F-150 pickup.

History

1999 Chevrolet Silverado

Although Oecumenical Motors introduced its kickoff pickup in 1930, the condition “Silverado” was a appointment lone put-upon to item the higher-level cut for the Chevrolet C/K cartridge trucks from 1975 done 1999. Likewise, GMC’s C/K victimized the “Sierra” as the higher-level clipping denomination on its vehicles up until 1988. In 1988, GMC distinct to use the “Sierra” discover on all GMC pick-me-up trucks, though the “C/K” terminology was continued done 1999. “C” trucks had rear-wheel effort piece “K” models had 4wd. Both Chevrolet and GMC dropped the “C” and “K” designations in 1999.

The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks suffer been fundamentally the like for their integral chronicle. The Silverado nowadays is mostly advertised as the “tougher” variant, spell the Sierra has more sumptuosity options. Thither are approximately clipping and selection variations besides. Other models included variations in the locomotive and equipment, but the confront differences are slender. The 1999 redesign included dissimilar grilles and internal trimness, and sealed features (e.g. Quadrasteer) were included at dissimilar multiplication on the two trucks.

1999 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado SS

Launched in 2003, the Silverado SS is a high-performance pickup reinforced by Chevrolet. It is based on the measure 1500 Silverado, with upgrades in thrust gearing and both outside and home appearing. It uses the 6.0 litre Vortec High-Output V8 rated at 345 hp (257 kW) at 5200 rpm and 380 ftˑlb (515 Nˑm) of torsion at 4000 rpm. This was the like locomotive put-upon for the arcsecond contemporaries Cadillac Escalade. Chevrolet and GMC publicize this locomotive as the “VortecMAX”, spell Cadillac calls it the “HO 6000”. The SS debuted with a touchstone All Pedal Driving frame-up, but was ulterior changed to the stream Back Roll Crusade but formatting. The Silverado SS besides comes with the Z60 execution hanging and 20 in (508 mm) chromium-plate wheels. In 2006, Chevrolet released a peculiar version Silverado SS nether the epithet “Intimidator SS” (licensed by Dale Earnhardt Inc.) that came with respective kid show upgrades, but leftover the majority of the motortruck the like.

1999 Chevrolet Silverado

Hybrid

GM launched a loanblend rendering of the Silverado/Sierra in 2005, decorous the get-go always GM loanblend fomite. It is a meek cross figure, with the galvanising motive service just ability accessories and the scheme too mechanically shuts refine when the motortruck brakes infra 13 mph, and uses wattage to resume it. It uses 3 additional 14 V batteries mounted below the ass seating to depot mightiness. The motortruck uses an 5.3 L Vortec 5300 V8 for main superpower.

1999 Chevrolet Silverado

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