For now, the available information indicates the arrival of a new generation GMC Sierra pickup truck models. The sources from which the information originated, show that the 2018 GMC Sierra will be presented in autumn 2017. By the end of the year, will begin sales of the new model. For the new generation models are announced significant changes and improvements. For now, there are only speculation about them.
Similar to what is seen and confirmed with the all-new 2018 GMC Terrain, and is expected at 2018 Sierra pickup. It is not clear whether all versions of this model to go through the process of improvement. More precisely, it is not confirmed whether only basic Sierra 1500 model arrives in a new generation, or will be ‘a new suit training’ and 2500 HD and 3500 HD models.
First, the information that the new generation GMC Terrain SUV, received three brand new turbocharged engines. Something similar is expected in the new GMC Sierra models. However, most of the rumors and information related to cosmetic changes to the new model and a new transmission.
2018 GMC Sierra is expected with the new 10-speed automatic transmission. This model is only one of the new GMC vehicle that will be available with this transmission. However, this transfer system is not new in the GM lineup. In fact, Chevrolet has already offered his Camaro ZL1 with the new 10-speed automatic gear box. In this model, the new transmissions proved to be an excellent choice.
A total of seven, or more, the new models from GM company will be equipped with this new transmission. Basically, these are models that are equipped with RWD drive system. The new 10-speed AT is the most compatible with RWD system. For this reason, GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado, are some of the models, which will be equipped with the new gearbox.
Design and Body Look
Everything that was said, and what follows with the new GMC Sierra, also applies to the new Chevy Silverado truck. As for the looks of the vehicle, the biggest changes are expected, and beautify the front of the vehicle. There is expected modernized grille and new headlight design. Also, it is expected that a higher degree of comfort and convenience, and quality materials. All in all, once a working vehicle, and today more often a family vehicle. This is not the case only with GM’s pickup truck models. Trends and needs change. When you follow them, stay in the game.
What attracts additional attention, is the announcement that the new generation of this model get a large number of elements of aluminum. This trend, already introduced, some manufacturers pickup models. Above all, this is done by Ford. Rumors of such a move by the company, further fueled by the fact that GM has invested slightly less than a billion US dollars in its plant in Flint, Michigan.
2018 GMC Sierra Specs and Price
We mentioned that the new Sierra could take the same route as the 2018 Terrain, which got three new powertrains. For now there is no information about such changes at 2018 Sierra. Whatever be the path of development of new models, and any changes made, the price should remain at the level of 2017 models.
Sierra 1500 Engines
The current model offers a 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine with 285 horsepower and 308 lb-ft for these aluminum-block 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 with 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft, and the 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine with 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque.
Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD
Larger, Heavy Duty models of the series 2500 and 3500 offer the same powerful Vortec 6.0-liter VVT V8 SFI engine with 360 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and 380 lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rpm. As an optional unit, we offer a 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine with 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque.