Chevrolet Introduces New 2022 Silverado and First ZR2

Chevrolet just introduced the new 2022 Silverado, with several significant improvements, with more options and more technology. It also introduced the new Silverado ZR2 trim level, an off-roader that will be Chevrolet’s flagship truck in this segment.

2022 Chevy Silverado High Country - ZR2 y LT
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Silverado 2022

The new 2022 Silverado features an elevated exterior design and a new interior, including with enhanced technology that include a 13.4-inch color touchscreen on LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, ZR2, LTZ and High Country trim levels, plus Super Cruise hands-free driver assist technology including towing on High Country trim . This assistive technology is will offer optionally.

Another very important first for the 2022 Silverado is an improved and stronger version of the high-performance 2.7L Turbo engine with more torque than any entry-level engine in its class.

2022 Chevy Silverado High Country
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On the LT, RST, LT Trail Boss, ZR2, LTZ and High Country trim levels, the interior was completely redesigned, with a very wide horizontal instrument panel and a new, more functional center console. In addition, a new, fully configurable 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster debuts.

Also in the models with the new interior, they include several Google services that are controlled from the screen of the infotainment system. These services are the Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play.

On the outside, each trim level features a new front that, as you can see in the pictures, offers a more spacious and robust truck feel. Included in the front are the new daytime running lights that are programmed with animated functions.

As you see so far, Chevrolet introduces major enhancements and features to all trim levels of the new and refreshed 2022 Silverado, but the most attractive seems to be the new Silverado ZR2, which according to the brand (we hope to test it soon!), offers off-road performance that has been tested in races. .

Silverado ZR2

The first Silverado ZR2 comes standard with a premium interior, immersion technology and several advanced safety features.

2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2
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This level of equipment, compared to the other levels, presents improvements in the suspension, in its off-road technology and exterior improvements that according to the brand, offer optimal off-road capacity and performance, whether for climbing on the rocks or running on the sand of the car. desert.

The ZR2’s maximum payload is 1,440 pounds and the conventional trailer weight rating is 8,900 pounds.

Its engine is a 6.2L V-8, which is standard and works with a 10-speed automatic transmission, offering 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.

2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2
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For the first time ever a Silverado will feature the DSSV 40mm Multimatic spool valve shocks, which feature 3 separate spool valves to control damping and 3 connected chambers for fluid flow. As for the suspension springs, they include an adjustment that, together with the Multimatic shock absorbers, increases the maximum travel of the front and rear suspension when compared to the Trail Boss trim level.

The ZR2 features a unique and exclusive skid plate package. Its front bumper is made of steel, which was designed to allow an improved approach angle of 31.8 degrees and is also designed with removable end caps to facilitate replacement in the event of close encounters with rocks or other objects when used outside the vehicle. pavement and incidentally, its dual exhaust is located behind the rear bumper to prevent damage.

2022 Chevy Silverado ZR2
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Sure, we can’t forget about their 33-inch MT off-road tires!

In terms of styling features, the new Silverado ZR2 includes a new black hood insert, a unique grille with integrated lighting and a flow-tie emblem, ZR2 badges, and an exclusive interior trimmed in Jet Black / Graystone leather, with Complementary dark trim.

The new and refreshed 2022 Chevrolet Silverado will be available at dealerships after March 2022.

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