The Chevrolet Silverado Cheyenne Concept offers a tremendous performance and an excellent power-to-weight ratio, the result of a lowered curb weight and the output of the new 420-horsepower 6.2L V-8 engine. This high-performance concept of the all-new 2014 Silverado regular cab comes with a lowered ride height, a rear stabilizer bar and Brembo carbon ceramic brakes that offer improved handling and braking capability.
It is built on a set of charcoal-painted 19-inch Camaro Z/28 aluminum wheels that are covered with top-performing tires. The concept vehicle has one-of-a-kind lightweight features that include replacements for the bumpers, tailgate and inner cargo box that are built from carbon fiber.
The weight is reduced with the use of the Camaro Z/28 Brembo carbon ceramic brakes. Furthermore, the carbon ceramic-matrix rotors are much lighter than the usual steel rotors. These lightweight parts result to the total reduction of about 200 pounds. The concept truck is equipped with the all-new EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 that has an output of 420hp and 460 lb-ft of torque.
This is the highest power ever recorded in the light-duty truck segment. It is not offered in the regular-production Silverado regular cab models. It actually makes the Cheyenne more powerful than the production 5.3L V-8 by 65-horsepower and 77 lb-ft. Giving this 6.2L model a distinct musical note is a Borla performance exhaust system. [source: Chevrolet]