Strong, versatile, highly dependable are just a few words aptly describing the 2016 Silverado Realtree Edition recently introduced by Chevrolet. With a range of personalization options, the Silverado is very much distinct with camo graphics designed by the world’s top camouflage brand, Realtree.
The decade-long partnership between Chevrolet and Realtree is clearly exemplified by this model. The director of Chevrolet Truck Marketing, Sandor Piszar described the new Silverado Realtree Edition as a car that is customized for the outdoorsman, and as a highly capable alternative for drivers who prefer a truck that’s highly capable, stylish and dependable.
Realtree Designer and President, Bill Jordan, while commenting on the partnership between the two companies, said working with the team at Chevrolet on the latest Realtree Edition Silverado has made him realize the excellence of their great partnership, with the workers-both men and women-delivering a vehicle which has the perfect combination of specifications on safety and comfort, regardless of whether the car is being driven off-road, within the city, or on the highway.
What are the product details of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado Realtree Edition? Due to the use of high-strength steel construction reinforced by proven V-8 power and efficiency, Silverado is a very durable full-size pickup. The Silverado 1500 has a vivid new design built on the tradition of dependability of Chevy Trucks. Furthermore, Silverado has signature LED lighting; and offers advanced connectivity and enhanced customer-focused technologies such as standard four-wheel disc brakes with Duralife brake rotors, offering about double the service life of conventional rotors.
It also offers the latest phone integration via Chevrolet MyLink facilitating connectivity. The new phone integration enables Smartphone users to connect with applications such as navigation, hands-free messaging and more through Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
Android Auto is a standard option on a new 7-inch radio at the beginning of production and will be available for 8-inch radios at a later time in the model year. Other features of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado include the new remote locking tailgate; latest wireless phone charging feature available on models with front bucket seats; and 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity enhancing the connection strength in remote locations (for up to seven devices).
Rancho monotube shocks, Hill Descent Control, underbody shield and recovery hooks, 18-inch bright-machined wheels, standard automatic locking rear differential on Z71 models and some other features are found on the LTZ Z71 package.
A key component of the Silverado is its efficient and powerful engine, which is designed with innovative technologies such as direct injection and Active Fuel Management as well as continuously variable valve timing to provide the most outstanding V-8 fuel economy in a pickup with a 23 mpg rating seen in 5.3L models.
In addition, the light-duty truck model has the most powerful engine ever seen in this segment, delivering an output of 420 hp, 460 lb-ft of torque from the available 6.2L engine. The latest Realtree Edition package is available for the Silverado 1500 LTZ Z71 crew cab models.
It includes exterior camo graphics and the Realtree logo embroidered on the front-seat headrests with the Realtree camp logo and graphics. Silverado Realtree Edition will be on sale by spring this year.