The GMC Envoy was launched for 2002 as an upscale, “professional grade” iteration of the prolific General Motors GMT-360 midsize SUV platform that has spawned the Buick Rainier, Chevrolet TrailBlazer, Oldsmobile Bravada, and most recently, the Saab 9-7x. The Envoy’s high feature content, strong powertrains, impressive on- and off-road ability, and varied work talents earned it praise and distinction.
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TheGMC Yukon Denali XL 2500 “Big Max” is designed to be the most powerful, most capable Denali ever. The “Big Max” represents the ultimate in towing, hauling, onboard entertainment, luxury and technology. It’s ideally suited for cross-town commuting or cross-country vacations. It’s also a spectacular tailgating vehicle. It’s visually exciting and technologically advanced.
Trucks are a way of life in Texas, ands the 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 Texas Edition was designed for that unique market. Building a Texas-tough truck was simple, given GMC’s 100-year-plus heritage of building nothing but trucks. The Sierra Texas Edition concept sports 22-inch chrome wheels, a custom trimmed power soft tonneau cover and a custom Texas Edition slide-out toolbox.
The Sierra All Terrain Crew Cab is a showcase for the all-new Sierra pickup lineup. The Sierra All Terrain starts with the very popular Z71 off-road package and builds on it with tuned Rancho Suspension shocks and rugged all-terrain tires. They complement the Sierra’s already capable suspension system.
The National Football League is home to crews of world-class athletes, and the GMC Sierra NFL Crew Cab is a vehicle designed to support the active enthusiasm around the game. Inspired by the NFL theme, designers developed an uplevel pull-out tailgating system, complete with a barbecue grille, cutting board and cooler.
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