Beyond range-topping luxury

The Chevrolet Silverado High Country is one of the most exquisite trucks you can buy today. It has Chevy’s latest tech and it’s packed with premium features. It has everything even the most demanding driver needs. But Chevy wants to take things up a notch and launched a "concept" version of the High Country with a bunch of extra features.

Unveiled at the State Fair of Texas and set to go on display at the 2018 SEMA Show in November, this so-called concept vehicles wants to be a "premium outdoor truck" that blends "high style, functionality and enhanced performance." In reality, it’s not as fancy as it sounds, but Chevy added a few interesting features that will soon become available at dealerships. So if the High Country’s unrivaled luxury isn’t enough for you, you will be able to add a few extra goodies soon enough. Find out more about that below.

What Makes The Chevrolet Silverado High Country Concept Special

  • Illuminated gold emblem
  • Chrome tailgate handle
  • Retractable tonneau
  • Underseat organizer
  • Lockable storage box
  • Rear-seat infotainment
  • Cold-air intake upgrade
  • New cat-back exhaust
  • Brembo brakes
  • Two-inch suspension lift
Chevrolet Silverado High Country Concept
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Just like the regular High Country trim it is based on, the concept truck looks pretty fancy on the outside.

While it’s as imposing as any truck out there, the large chrome inserts and extra accessories give it a premium look. There aren’t many add-ons to talk about though. All Chevy added here is an illuminated gold Bowtie emblem on the grille (a bit cheesy, I know) and a chrome handle on the tailgate.

The truck also sports an Embark Power Max retractable tonneau cover from Advantage. Somewhat surprisingly, Chevy didn’t use the 22-inch we can see on the other trucks prepared for this event. Not much of a concept car right?

Chevy kept things simple inside the cabin too, with only four additions worth mentioning. There’s an under-seat organizer and a lockable storage box in the center console, both providing extra room for small items.

Chevrolet Silverado High Country Concept
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The front row now has premium all-weather mats with "Chevrolet" lettering.

Finally, there’s a rear-seat infotainment system with a DVD player to keep passengers busy during long trips. Other than that, this concept is pretty much a standard High Country, so it’s packed with goodies like perforated leather, heated and vented bucket seats, a leather steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals, a Bose audio system, and wireless charging.

Under the hood, the same 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V-8 engine from the regular High Country pumps out a solid 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The mill features activ fuel management, direct injection, and variable valve timing, just like the standard unit. However, Chevy upgraded the cold-air intake and the cat-back exhaust system. Although there’s no extra power for the truck to handle, Chevrolet added six-piston Brembo brakes up front.

Finally, the concept rides two inches higher than the standard truck thanks to a suspension lift system.

As with most concept vehicles of this kind, some of the accessories and upgrades are already available at dealerships, while the other will be offered soon.

Further Reading

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Read our full review on the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado.

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Chevrolet introduced a stylized 2019 Silverado High Country today at the State Fair of Texas, highlighting Chevrolet’s collection of truck accessories and performance parts for the all-new Silverado.

The High Country is one of four concepts Chevrolet will introduce this fall, each designed to showcase how customers can accessorize the new Silverado to suit their personalities.

“We know every truck customer is unique, which is why the Silverado offers eight trims, each with a different combination of technology, performance and design,” said Hugh Milne, Silverado marketing manager. “With a full catalog of accessories and performance parts, we offer exponentially more ways for customers to build their ideal truck. And, unlike certain aftermarket components, these are designed, engineered and validated to the same engineering standards as the Silverado itself, and backed by Chevrolet.”

The catalog of genuine Chevrolet performance parts and accessories includes step kits and tonneau covers, illuminated bowtie emblems, cargo bed storage boxes, brake systems and suspension lift kits. These parts were designed and developed along with the new truck, for seamless design and performance integration. GM-designed parts are validated to the same rigorous standards as the factory-installed components, and are warranted by Chevrolet when installed at the Chevrolet dealer.1 Associated Accessories are developed and backed by third-party companies, and are reviewed by Chevrolet to determine proper fitment.1

Customers can shop online for the parts at Chevrolet.com/accessories and choose home or dealer delivery, as well as select dealer installation.

All four personalized Silverado models will go on display at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 30-Nov. 2. They include:

Silverado High Country Concept

Envisioned as a premium outdoor truck, the accessorized High Country model on display at the State Fair of Texas through Oct. 21 blends high style, functionality and enhanced performance, including the all-new segment-exclusive Power Up-Down tailgate. Chevrolet’s concept vision starts with a two-inch suspension lift and concept bronze exterior accents, including the grille and 22-inch wheels. The following available accessories and performance parts enable customers to replicate the look and functionality of the show vehicle. They include:

Chevrolet Performance

Two-Inch Suspension Lift (see description below).
Six-Piston Brembo® Front Brake Upgrade System with Color-Matched Rear Calipers.
6.2L Cat-Back Dual Exit Exhaust Upgrade System.
6.2L Cold-Air Intake Upgrade System.

Chevrolet Accessories

Illuminated Gold Bowtie Grille Emblem.
Chrome tailgate handle.
Chevrolet Performance cold-air intake.
Underseat organizer.
Center console lockable storage box.
Front-row premium all-weather floor liners with Chevrolet script.
Rear-seat infotainment system with DVD player.

Associated Accessories

Embark Power Max Retractable Tonneau Cover by Advantage®.

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