The power, capability, and toughness of Chevrolet’s truck lineup was on full display last month at one of the auto industry’s biggest annual showcases.
Without a doubt, the Chevy Beast off-road concept was one of the most exciting vehicles on display at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. This mighty truck boasts a 650-horsepower supercharged Chevrolet Performance engine and impressive desert-running capabilities.
The Chevy Beast sits on a modified Silverado chassis and incorporates a special off-road suspension, a widened track, and lightweight body customization. A two-speed transfer case and 37-inch off-road tires make the Beast even more capable.
The design of the Chevy Beast is equally impressive, featuring touches like tubular doors, a clamshell hood and custom grille, Recaro® performance seats, and dual 7-inch screens.
The Beast wasn’t the only Chevy truck making a splash at SEMA. The all-new 2022 Silverado ZR2 showed off its incredible off-road-ready features and design, including a factory lift, Multimatic DSSV® dampers, and high-approach bumpers. Another 2022 Silverado model, the High Country Midnight concept, presented blacked-out accents and features like 22-inch black wheels, a power tonneau cover, and a KICKER® tailgate audio system.
SEMA attendees also had the opportunity to check out models like the Silverado 3500HD Hoonigan concept, Colorado ZR2 Extreme Off-Road, and the Tahoe Z71 Overlanding concept. If you’re interested in driving a capable, powerful Chevy truck of your own, come check out the lineup at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas. From the Colorado to the Silverado HD to the upcoming redesigned 2022 Silverado 1500, we’ve got a truck here for everyone.
New for 2022, the Silverado boasts a more powerful standard 2.7-liter turbo engine, and the available 3.0-liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel can tow an extra 4,000 pounds (for a total of 13,300 pounds).
The new-look exterior of the 2022 Silverado includes new grille and front fascia designs to go with available daytime running lamps with animated light sequences that activate when you approach the truck or walk away from it.
Inside, the 2022 Silverado is available with a new 13.4-inch touch screen and 12.3-inch digital cluster, plus built-in, voice-activated access to convenient features like Google Assistant and Google Maps. The center console has also been redesigned to be more useful.
For the first time ever, the Silverado will be available with cutting-edge Super Cruise driving tech. This system even lets you tow a trailer while driving hands-free, and it’s fully integrated with the Silverado’s many other advanced towing features.
Perhaps most exciting of all, there’s an all-new ZR2 off-road trim in the 2022 Silverado lineup. This truck delivers 420 horsepower with its 6.2-liter V8, comes equipped with a specially tuned suspension and Multimatic DSSV™ dampers, and shows off rugged features like a skid plate package and 33-inch off-road tires.
You won’t have to wait much longer to experience the upgraded 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500—we’re expecting it to arrive this spring here at Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas.
Having multiple vehicles can get expensive, and cutting down to just one vehicle can help free up space in the family budget. Here are some features to look for when you want to become a one-car family.
Thanks to memory settings, cars today allow drivers to create
personalized profiles. You can set the height of the driver’s seat and mirror
positions, as well as create infotainment profiles for every family driver.
Teen Driver Package
If you have young drivers in the family, choose a vehicle with a
monitoring system, like Chevrolet’s Teen Driver Package. This technology
produces a driving report card detailing your teen’s performance behind the
wheel and allows parents to set safety limits on speed, driving distance, and
If you want to keep everyone in the family happy during commutes or
long road trips, make sure the vehicle you choose has plenty of USB charging ports.
A wireless charging station is great if your phones have that capability, and a
Wi-Fi hot spot is a plus, too.
Arguing over the thermostat at home is one thing, but there’s no need
to continue it in the car. Plenty of vehicles offer multi-zone climate control
systems. This allows everyone in the family to choose the climate comfort level
that they desire.
The U.S. News and World Report publishes annual write-ups and lists about the top vehicles across several categories, and in their “11 Best Diesel Pickup Trucks of 2021” list, all three Chevy trucks — the 2021 Colorado, 2021 Silverado 1500, and 2021 Silverado HD — came away with top honors thanks to their high torque outputs and powerful towing capabilities.
The 2021 Chevy Colorado eliminated its base trim
from the previous year and revamped its exterior style. U.S. News and World
Report specifically lauded the truck’s Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System. That
system can connect to your phone thanks to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
In the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado, you’ll find the Duramax 2.8-liter Turbo-Diesel four-cylinder engine capable of producing 181 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque, as well as towing up to 7,700 pounds.
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s six-function Multi-Flex Tailgate makes it easier than ever to load and unload your bed. Trailer Length Indicator and Jack-Knife Alert help you stay safe while towing. An available Duramax 3.0-liter turbo-Diesel delivers 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, while enablling you to tow up to 9,500 pounds.
The 2021 Chevy Silverado HD can tow up to a best-in-class 36,000 pounds thanks to its Duramax 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V8, which generates 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque.
You can find these capable Chevy trucks at
Amistad Motors in Fort Stockton, Texas.
The bed of a truck is one of the vehicle’s most important and most notable features. It’s what makes a truck as versatile as it is. Unfortunately, it also happens to be one of the most vulnerable components of any truck. Thankfully, there are several ways to protect the bed of your truck.
Prevent Any Excess
It can be tempting to store a ton of supplies in the bed of
your truck. Still, if you let those supplies accumulate, it can begin to cause
some wear and tear for the truck bed. Fortunately, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500
comes with a Multi-Flex Tailgate, making it easier to find the ideal position
for all the supplies you’re storing in your truck bed.
Consider a Bed Cover
Constant rain or snow can cause lasting damage to any part
of your truck, especially the bed. Keep the elements away from the bed of your
truck by investing in a bed cover.
Apply a Bed Liner
To keep the bed of your truck as functional as possible, you
might want to consider applying a high-quality bed liner. This will help
prevent unsightly dents and blemishes from forming, as well as help your truck
bed stay looking in top shape.