Available in any color as long as it’s black

Introduced in 2014, the fourth-generation GMC Yukon Denali received favorable reviews so far, being praised for its spacious cabin, luxury features, and cutting-edge technology. The new Denali model also took a big bite into Cadillac sales, which speaks volumes about how close modern GMC’s are to Caddys in terms of premium features. But you can never have too much exclusivity, so GMC just rolled out a new limited-edition version of the Yukon Denali. Dubbed Ultimate Black Edition, it can be had with a black exterior only and with a few add-ons that enhance its premium looks.

More specifically, Onyx Black is the only exterior color available. Yup, it’s the old Ford Model T routine with any color as long as it’s black. The custom 22-inch wheels are also finished in black but also have chrome inserts. More chrome can be seen on the mirror caps and the polished exhaust pipe. Needless to say, the chrome features are a nice contrast to the glossy black paint. Inside the cabin, the only extra features are the premium, carpeted floor mats.

The Ultima Black Edition also includes the Open Road Package as standard. The bundle adds a nine-month trial of Sirius XM and NavTraffic, power sunroof, and rear-seat entertainment. It also includes the Power-Retractable Assist Steps, the Enhanced Security Package including door and liftgate lock shields, glass breakage sensors, interior motion detectors, and self-powered horn and vertical movement sensors. Finally, the limited-edition comes with Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Automatic Braking.

The 6.2-liter V-8 engine delivers the same 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque as in the regular model and mates to the 10-speed automatic that GMC introduced for the 2018 model year.

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Press release

GMC today unveiled the 2018 Yukon Denali Ultimate Black Edition, an exciting new package featuring the very best in premium GMC styling and attributes. The Ultimate Black Edition offers all the options available on the Yukon Denali, with a striking exterior look that includes:

New black-painted 22-inch wheels with chrome inserts
Polished exhaust tip
Chrome mirror caps
Premium carpeted floormats
Available exclusively with Onyx Black exterior paint

Available on 2WD or 4WD models, the 2018 Yukon Denali Ultimate Black Edition includes the Open Road Package, which consists of a nine-month trial of Sirius XM and NavTraffic; power sunroof and rear-seat entertainment system; Power-Retractable Assist Steps; the Enhanced Security Package including door and liftgate lock shields, glass breakage sensors, interior motion detectors, self-powered horn and vertical movement sensors; and Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Automatic Braking.

“The Yukon Denali has always made a bold and powerful statement, and the Ultimate Black Edition takes that expression to a new level,” said Stu Pierce, senior marketing manager for GMC Trucks and Full-Size SUVs. “The Ultimate Black Edition provides our customers seeking the ultimate in performance and refinement with an opportunity to express themselves with a new and unique style.”

Earlier in 2017, GMC unveiled the latest 2018 Yukon Denali lineup with refreshed styling and trim enhancements, as well as a new advanced 10-speed automatic transmission. A new sculpted grille design distinguishes the Yukon Denali, while Mastique Ash real wood trim adds depth and richness to the interior. The 10-speed transmission — paired with Yukon Denali’s 6.2L V-8 engine — enhances refinement with world-class shift smoothness, responsiveness and quietness. These updates will carry into the Yukon Denali Ultimate Black Edition.

In 2017, GMC has seen its strongest year ever of Denali sales. Yukon and Yukon XL lead the portfolio with Denali sales of 50.7 percent and 61.2 percent respectively October CYTD. These achievements were led earlier this year with the one millionth Denali sold since the premium-luxe trim launched with the GMC Yukon in 1999.

To celebrate the debut of the 2018 Yukon Denali Ultimate Black edition, GMC has partnered with Little Damage, a unique soft-serve ice cream shop in L.A. Throughout the duration of the L.A. Auto Show, consumers can enjoy an all-new Ultimate Black flavor topped with Denali chrome chocolate chips served in Little Damage’s signature black activated charcoal cones.

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