The powerful Silverado HD diesel modification from Chevrolet brand

November 15, 2016 at 9:48 pm

General Motors Company disclosed the new generation 6.6-liter 8-cylinder turbo diesel engine. They will equip 2017 Silverado HD models. The powerful Duramax is able to generate 445 horsepower and 1234 Nm of torque. If to compare with a previous pick-up’s version, the car’s output increased by 48-ho and 197 Nm. It is known that 90% of torque is available at 1550-2850 rev/min. The motor became more quite and soft; the noise level is down by 38% at idle running.

The powerful Silverado HD pick-up of 2017 image

The powerful Silverado HD pick-up of 2017 image

For the power unit upgrading the engineers used a reinforced lever, cylinders’ set, modernized turbine and an electronic control module. They also improved the fuel system and cooling liquid circulation. Due to the provided works, the new 3.5-ton pick-up with a turbo diesel gets the first 100 km/h in 7.4 seconds and delivers a pull of 8200 kg.

6.6-liter V8 Duramax under the Silverado's hood picture

6.6-liter V8 Duramax under the Silverado’s hood picture

Silverado HD of the new generation is also supplied by innovative systems. The new engine is equipped by the patented cylinder’s air-dry intake that let ensuring the stability at rarefied air conditions with a low temperature. This decision will be a useful addition to the car package, especially for those who love to ride in the mountains.

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