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Chevrolet Silverado HD Named Motor Trend Truck of The Year


Since its introduction, the new 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty Pickup Truck has been praised by journalists and end user who were really impressed with the bold design and great specs of the car.

And here’s another proof that it’s an exceptional truck! The new Silverado HD has been awarded as the 2011 Motor Trend Truck of the Year.

Chevrolet Silverado HD Named Motor Trend Truck of The Year 2011 Silverado HD

“On the outside the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD appears to have been given a subtle makeover, but it’s what’s under the skin that makes this truck a winner,” said Motor Trend Editor-in-Chief Angus MacKenzie. “Chevrolet engineers focused on three key areas – powertrain, frame, and suspension – to deliver a truck with significantly improved capability and more refinement.”

The new 2011 Silverado HD built in Flint, Michigan, and Fort Wayne, Indiana, was introduced recently, featuring enhanced capabilities to its already efficient nature. It comes with four available engines including:

  • 4.3L V-6 rated at 195 hp and 353 Nm of torque
  • 4.8L V-8 with iron block; rated at 302 hp and 414 Nm of torque
  • 5.3L FlexFuel V-8 , E85-capable with iron block and Active Fuel Management, rated at 315 hp and  454 Nm of torque
  • 5.3L FlexFuel V-8 , E85-capable with aluminum block and Active Fuel Management, rated at 315 hp and  454 Nm of torque

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