Chevy Silverado 3500 4dr Long Bed
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Make: Chevy
Model: Silverado 3500 4dr Long Bed
Chevy Silverado 3500 4dr Long Bed

As part of a three truck offering with the 1500 and the 2500, the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 4-Door Long Bed is the heaviest of the three versions. It comes in weighing a whopping one-ton, which allows it to tow up to 16,700 pounds. This is certain to crush the competition. There is even an HD variant, which is a heavy-duty light truck. It is a strengthened version of the Silverado light-duty that is available in the 1500HD, 2500HD, and 3500 models. The 1500HD was launched in 2001 and offers a Vortec 6000 V8 with 300 hp at 5200 rpm and 360 ft•lbf of torque at 4000 rpm with a Hydra-Matic four-speed transmission. Up one rung, the 2500HD also offers the Duramax V8 with 310 hp at 3000 rpm and 605 ft•lbf of torque at 1600 rpm. This model is also offered with the Vortec 8100 V8 with 340 hp at 4200 rpm and 455 ft•lbf of torque at 3200 rpm. Further, the 2500HD has an available five-speed Allison 1000 transmission. Even more impressive is the Silverado 3500 long bed, which offers the same engine and transmission features that the 2500HD does, however it is typically equipped with twin wheels at the rear and has a much stronger chassis. The model is part of a very long story of Chevrolet trucks. General Motors introduced its first pickup truck in 1930, but the term "Silverado" was a title used only to distinguish the higher-level trim for the Chevrolet C/K pickup trucks, which were made from 1975 through 1999. On a similar note, GMC's C/K used the "Sierra" as their higher-level trim title on its vehicles up until 1988. In 1988, GMC made a shift and decided to use the "Sierra" name on all GMC pickup trucks. Even so though, the "C/K" nomenclature was continued through 1999. For easy identification, the "C" trucks had rear-wheel drive while "K" models were four-wheel drive. To much dismay, the "C" and "K" designations were dropped in 1999. It appears as though Chevrolet isn’t going anywhere in the truck market, for they certainly have the market cornered in the United States.

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