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Feature Flick: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Is Strong

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To promote the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, General Motors has launched a new ad campaign called “Strong.” The campaign is headlined by a new minute-long commercial of the same name, which will debut on TV on July 4. The ad push starts in Texas because, according to GM, one-sixth of all pickup sales are in that ...

Report: GM Readies Lifestyle-Oriented Midsize Pickups

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No, this isn’t an April fool’s joke: General Motors says it’s working on a pair of mid-size pickup trucks that will bow some time in 2014 or 2015. The topic of a smaller American pickup truck has been a controversial one: Ford killed the Ranger and Chrysler killed the Dodge/Ram Dakota in 2011, and the GMC ...

Spied: 2014 Chevrolet Colorado with Silverado Cues

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2014 marks the return of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickups to the United States market, but don’t think that the trucks will look exactly like their international-market counterparts. New spy shots of the truck show it sporting Silverado design cues. The biggest similarity is the grille insert: the Chevrolet bowtie is mounted on ...

Configurators For 2014 GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab Go Live

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The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 are inching ever closer to showrooms, as evidenced by General Motors flipping the switch on the online configurators, at least for the crew cab models. Equipped with all-new fifth-generation direct-injected engines, and innovative features like LED cargo bed lighting, the trucks look to be the best half-tons ...

2014 Sierra, 2014 Silverado V-6 Good for 18/24 MPG With RWD

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Full-size pickup customers who prioritize fuel economy may want to put Chevrolet and GMC back on their list. The 2014 GMC Sierra and 2014 Chevrolet Silverado with the 4.3-liter V-6 will be EPA-rated at 17-18/22-24 mpg city/highway with rear- and four-wheel drive, GM has announced. The 4.3-liter V-6 in the 2014 Silverado and 2014 Sierra is ...

SRT Viper vs. ZR1, Detroit Show Roundtable Debate on Wide Open Throttle

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In the latest Wide Open Throttle video, Jessi Lang and other Motor Trend hosts gather for a roundtable discussion about the controversial SRT Viper/Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 comparison. Additionally, Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman, Ed Loh, and Scott Evan pick a few winners and losers from the Detroit auto show before ending the episode by picking a ...

Refreshing or Revolting: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado

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The truck we’ve been anticipating for the better part of a year is finally here: Behold the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup. Due to the slow drip leak of spy photos from both freelance shooters, as well as GM itself, the final shape and style is not a huge surprise, but we now can ...

Production Starts on Bi-Fuel Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Trucks

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With domestic natural gas production at an all-time high, the fuel is an increasingly attractive alternative to gasoline and diesel. All of the Detroit Three have an entry in the market, and GM kicked off production of its bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models at its Fort Wayne, Indiana plant last week. Powered by ...

Report: Ford Ranger Owners Turning to Competition Over Ford

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Now that the U.S.-spec Ford Ranger has been discontinued, many owners of the small pickup are leaving the automaker for midsize entries like the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier, The Detroit News reports. Ford hoped Ranger owners would turn to the larger F-150 to replace their Rangers, but it appears many are looking elsewhere. While truck ...

Ford Mustang Boss 302 vs. Baja Trophy Truck: Which is Faster Down Drag Strip?

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While many of us like to take our four-wheel-drive vehicles off-road, the guys over at Hot Rod wanted to see how an 800-hp off-road race truck would perform on pavement. On this episode of Hot Rod Unlimited, staff editor Mike Finnegan takes a closer look at Cameron Steele’s Desert Assassin Trophy Truck before Steele tears ...