Chevy Won’t Build A Silverado Competitor to the Ford F-150 Raptor Because It’s Too Hard
Ford has offered a High-performance Raptor variant of the F-150 pickup truck to one degree or another since 2010. However, Chevrolet, or General Motors as a whole for that matter, has never had a direct rival to the Raptor. But why? General Motors has had the goal of beating Ford towards the top of its priority list since the 1960s. It is the whole reason the Camaro even exists in the first place. The main reason behind the lack of a high-performance Silverado, however, comes down to a simple business claim.
A 2,000-HP Nissan GT-R Gets More Than a Run For Its Money From a 1,600-HP Chevy Silverado
Whether stock or modified, the Nissan GT-R is a very quick car. That said, it is not the only capable platform, especially when it comes to building a very fast drag car. In this “This vs That”, Hoonigan drag race, a twin-turbo Chevy Silverado 1500 drag truck goes up against a more powerful Nissan GT-R. The Silverado previously beat a Tesla Model S Plaid, but this time, it goes up against Godzilla. Get ready to get your hearts and driveshafts broken.
Probably The Most Bonkers Hoonigan Drag Race Ever: 573 CID Chevy K5 Jimmy Vs 2JZ Ford F-150 "Frightening"
To say Hoonigan’s drag races are epic is an understatement. For a while, we have been seeing some of the most insane showdowns with some of the weirdest builds ever, but this one takes things even further. It may look like a classic Ford versus Chevrolet duel, but there’s a twist. Hoongan’s very own homage to the Fast & Furious, Ford F-150 Lightning, driven by Paul Walker goes up against an all-American, insanely loud Chevy K5 Jimmy Big Block V-8.
This Custom 1956 Chevrolet 3100 Stepside Will Not See Any Haystacks In Its Bed
Custom cars are awesome, but what’s even crazier is custom pick-up trucks, especially when they are from the 1950s. A perfect example of that is this 1956 Chevrolet 3100 Sidestep, built by “Customs by Lopez”. While the Chevy 3100 was part of the Chevy Task Force, also known as the “Blue Chip Series” in GMC dealerships, it started out as a humble, but rugged work truck. However, it has been transformed into a mean, rubber-burning machine.
This Vs Plaid: A 1,500-HP Chevrolet Silverado Attempts To Rain On The Tesla Model S Plaid’s Parade
Hoonigan’s “This vs Plaid” series continues to search for the Tesla Model S Plaid’s limits. This time, they pit the high-performance EV against a highly-modified Chevrolet Silverado that’s barely street-legal. The same Tesla already lost to a 1,700 horsepower Audi R8, but now, a 1,500 horsepower Chevy Silverado wants to have a go at it. Will LS power prevail?
Tug-of-War: Can The Ram 3500 HD Tug Both, The Ford F-150 Raptor And Chevrolet Silverado, At The Same Time?
‘Carwow’ is known for its car reviews and drag races, but this time, the team decided to do something different. They engaged in a tug-of-war with three American trucks – the Chevy Silverado, the Ford F-150 Raptor, and the Ram 3500 HD. Which of these do you think emerges as the winner?
Ford F-150 Lightning vs Chevrolet Silverado EV – Full-size Pickup Truck Rivalry Renewed!
It seems like Chevrolet was in no hurry to roll out the Silverado EV. It came out nearly eight months after Ford launched the F-150 Lightning. But, now that the truck is here, it seems to be worth the wait. It is well loaded and comes with a lot of stuff that would give the F-150 Lightning a run for its money. For now, the Bowtie has revealed just two trims, but there are some more in the pipeline, including an off-road-oriented trim.
So, here’s the biggest question – how does the Chevy Silverado EV square up against the Ford F-150 Lightning? Here’s all you need to know about the age-old rivalry that’s now carried forward to the EV segment!
What Does The Chevy Silverado EV Have That The Ford F-150 Lightning Doesn’t? An Off-Road Trim!
Chevrolet finally debuted the Silverado EV and gave us a few details about the truck. Initially, it will be offered in two trims – WT and RST First Edition – one on each end of the spectrum. Apart from these, there will be a few more trims gracing the lineup. One of them is the Trailboss, an off-road-oriented trim that even the Ford F-150 Lightning doesn’t have so far. How about that!
The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV Debuts With 400 Miles Of Range And A Six-Digit Price Figure!
Chevy finally debuts the Silverado EV, almost eight months after Ford took the wraps off the Ford F-150 Lightning. The electric Silverado comes with quite a few attention-worthy features, like 400 miles of range, a maximum towing capacity of 10,000 pounds, and fairly impressive power outputs and performance specs. To top it all off, it looks pretty darn smart from all the angles. Does this mean trouble for Ford?
Best Cars Of 2021
With the pandemic still looming over our heads, 2021 was a pretty action-packed year for the auto industry. Sure, you had challenges, with automakers having to contend with issues like chip shortages, causing delays to consumers. But regardless, the show had to go on and we got some pretty cool cars making their debut, predominantly towards the latter half of 2021.
Let’s get one thing out of the way, 2021 really was also the year, when the market as a whole began to embrace EV’s and you could see several automakers both the legacy as well as EV startups bring several new models to market. Having said that, we did see some pretty cool ICE cars, also make their debut. Now there were several cars that made headlines this year, it was very difficult to pick out the best ones, but the cars on this list definitely stood out. Here’s our list of some of the most highly anticipated and important cars that were unveiled in 2021.
Chevy Beast Concept Debuts at the SEMA 2021
Automakers are coming in with some big reveals for this year’s SEMA show considering that the 2020 event was canceled. General Motors is no exception as the Detroit giant is in Vegas at this year’s show, with not one or two, but eight concepts. Leading the pack will be its new Chevy Beast concept.
Composite Beds On Pickup Trucks - Boon or Bane?
The 2022 Toyota Tundra came out with all guns blazing. It doesn’t offer a plethora of engine options like its American rivals, but it still has a strong and loyal fan base who swear by its reliability. No wonder the Tundra and the Tacoma have a high demand even in the pre-worshipped market. While the 2022 model’s highlight was the new hybrid engine, there’s one other thing that deserves attention – its composite bed. It is said to be more abuse-friendly, but is that true?
2022 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 All Set To Make Its Racing Debut
Chevy introduced the Silverado ZR2 recently as its flagship off-road truck. Now, the company is putting money where its mouth is by having it compete in the upcoming ‘Best In The Desert King Shocks Laughlin Desert Classic’ race. It might be the truck’s official racing debut, but the prototypes have been taking part in such competitions since 2019. Nevertheless, it’ll be interesting to see how the Silverado ZR2 performs at the event.
A Ram TRX Just Raced a Challenger and Some Other Unsuspecting Prey
Meet the New Chevy Silverado ZR2 - A Truck That’s Meant to Go Off-Road
These 10 Fast ‘Fuel-Powered’ Pickup Trucks Shouldn’t Be Forgotten When Electric Trucks Take Over
We talk about how the upcoming electric pickup trucks are fast and heavy on performance. Trucks like the Tesla Cybertruck, the Rivian R1T, the GMC Hummer EV, etc. are all quicker than some of the famous supercars of this era. Although internal combustion-engined trucks aren’t known to be ‘fast’, there are a handful of them that could are quite agile. Doug DeMuro decided to list 10 such cool fast trucks, and we agree with every entry on this list.
Chevrolet ZRX - The Raptor and TRX-Rivalling Off-Road Performance Truck That Chevy Desperately Needs
GM has been quite active in the pickup truck space since the beginning. It has even bifurcated its trucks between two brands – Chevrolet and GMC – and combined, both of them rake up pretty good numbers. Chevy brings in more sales as opposed to GMC and has managed to keep up with Ford and Ram in terms of models and trim levels on each of them. It even announced an electric Silverado that could arrive in a couple of years. However, the automaker has lagged in the case of a performance off-road truck. There are Silverado trims with off-roading prowess, but there’s no standalone model like the Ford F-150 Raptor and the Ram 1500 TRX.
There were rumors of Chevy working on one such product, but there’s still no concrete detail. It was rumored to be called the ZRX, but those were mere speculations. Chevy had trademarked the ‘ZRX’ moniker sometime back, but there seems to be no development on that front thus far. Is the automaker missing out on something big by not offering a performance off-road truck to the market? We sure think so.
After Ford and Ram, Chevy Decides to Come up With an Off-Road-Ready Version of the Silverado Truck
Chevy is taking baby steps towards competing with the Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150 in the off-roading, performance truck department. Out of the Big Three, Chevy is the only one not to offer a full-fledged off-road model for the Silverado. Ford has the F-150 Raptor (and Raptor R V-8 in the works), whereas Ram has the 1500 TRX. While Chevy hasn’t come up with a standalone off-roading model yet, it has teased a new trim, something similar to what Ford does with the Tremor and Ram does with the 1500 Rebel. Chevy has plans to offer the Silverado in the ZR2 outfit that will give you the freedom to take your bowtie truck off the roads without much hesitation. Well, better late than never!
SVE Unveils the 700-Horsepower Yenko Silverado That Chevy Won’t Built
SVE has been associated with GM for a very long time. In over three decades, the aftermarket company has tuned over 65,000 vehicles. SVE made headlines when it revived the Syclone badge for Canyon-based 2019 and 2021 models.
The company even builds Silverado-based Yenko S/C editions. The company released an 800-horsepower version of the truck last year. Now, it has come up with a 710-horsepower iteration of this Yenko S/C called the California Edition. It will be available across the Silverado trim line and will be limited to just 50 examples.
This Chevy C-10 Mixes Dark Apocalyptic Looks With Extreme Aerodynamics
The Chevy C10, know in its senior years, has become the basis for a number of crazy custom projects from low-riders to extreme off-roaders. The thing is, though, that most of the examples of modified C10s in real life all the same outside of different paintjobs. This rendering, however, depicts something that goes beyond show car status.