Friday, September 27, 2013

Chevrolet Begins Shipping 2014 Corvette Stingray



All-new Stingray Coupes rolling out of Bowling Green plant for dealers nationwide



BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Chevrolet today began shipping the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe to dealers. 

“It’s an amazing sight to see the transporters filled with Stingrays heading to customers in all corners of the country,” said Dave Tatman, plant manager of General Motors’ Bowling Green Assembly plant. “The pride at Bowling Green is overwhelming and it shows in the tremendous quality and attention to detail going into each one of these new Corvettes.”

Bowling Green Assembly has produced approximately 1,000 Corvette Stingrays for customer deliveries. Most of these vehicles are expected to be delivered to dealers within the next few weeks. To expedite delivery, vehicles may be shipped out of build sequence, which is a normal part of any new vehicle launch.

The Bowling Green facility underwent a $131-million upgrade to support production of the Corvette Stingray, including approximately $52 million for a new body shop to manufacture the car’s all-new aluminum frame in-house for the first time.  

The lightweight aluminum frame is the foundation for the most powerful standard Corvette ever, with an SAE-certified 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 460 lb-ft of torque (624 Nm) – and 460 horsepower (343 kW) and 465 lb-ft (630 Nm) with the available performance exhaust system. It is also the most capable standard Corvette ever, with Z51-equipped models able to sprint from 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds, run the quarter-mile in 12 seconds at 119 mph, achieve 1.03g in cornering grip and stop from 60 mph in 107 feet.

Complementing its performance capability with efficiency, the Corvette Stingray delivers the best fuel economy of any sports car on the market – an EPA-estimated 17 mpg in city driving and 29 mpg on the highway. No other car offers more than 455 horsepower and greater than 29 mpg on the highway.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray is the seventh generation of the sports car, which has been built exclusively at the Bowling Green plant since June 1981.

Pricing for the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe starts at $51,995 including destination. The Convertible is priced at $56,995 including destination. Production of the Stingray Convertible will begin by the end of this year.

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year.  Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.
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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

HD2500 Cargo Van Is Equipped With Adrian Steel Shelving Package



Greg Martin shows off the HD200 Chevy Express van with an Adrian Steel shelving package which can be customized to suit almost any need. This unit also has a roof rack and many other features.

See more at http://PlatinumChevyTruck.net

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Chevrolet, GMC Reveal All-New 2015 SUVs


New versions of segment leaders go on sale in first quarter of 2014

DETROIT – Chevrolet and GMC today revealed all-new versions of their segment-leading full-size SUVs – the Tahoe and Suburban and Yukon and Yukon XL. Thanks to a new family of advanced EcoTec3 engines, the four new SUVS are expected to deliver the segment’s best V-8 fuel economy.

The 2015 Tahoe and Suburban, revealed in New York, are designed to be more functional and refined while offering more safety features and a greater range of advanced technologies for today’s connected customers.

The all-new 2015 Yukon, Yukon XL and flagship Yukon Denali, models, shown in Los Angeles, will deliver greater capability and refinement, with more power, new fold-flat rear seats and a quieter interior.  

Chevrolet and GMC together are responsible for three of every four vehicles sold. The sales and revenue generated would be equal to a Fortune 400 company. With a 74 percent market share through August this year, General Motors' dominance in the segment is clear. So far in 2013, Chevrolet and GMC have sold 125,000 Chevrolet Tahoes and Suburbans and GMC Yukons and Yukon XLs.

About Chevrolet
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.

About GMC
GMC has manufactured trucks since 1902, and is one of the industry's healthiest brands. Innovation and engineering excellence is built into all GMC vehicles and the brand is evolving to offer more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including the Terrain small SUV and Acadia crossover.  GMC is the only manufacturer to offer three full-size hybrid trucks with the Yukon, Yukon Denali SUVs and the Sierra pickup. The Sierra Heavy Duty pickups are the most capable and powerful trucks in the market. Details on all GMC models are available at http://www.gmc.com/, on Twitter at @thisisgmc or at http://www.facebook.com/gmc.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

It’s Official: 2014 Silverado and Sierra Deliver Most Power



 New Chevrolet, GMC light duty pickups also deliver best towing capacity in class



DETROIT – The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and High Country and the GMC Sierra and Sierra Denali 1500, available this fall, with a 6.2L V-8 produces an SAE-certified 420 horsepower (at 5600 rpm) and 460 lb-ft of torque (at 4100 rpm), the most power of any pickup engine and torque of any light duty pickup truck engine.
The 6.2L V-8 available for Silverado LTZ and High Country and Sierra SLT and Denali models also delivers class-leading maximum available trailering capacity of 12,000 pounds when properly equipped.
Power and towing capacity are fundamental capabilities for full-size pickups,” said Jeff Luke, General Motors Executive Chief Engineer for full- and mid-size trucks. “The 2014 Silverado and Sierra deliver unmatched power and towing capability with a host of ingenious driver aids.”
The optional Max Trailering Package is available on 2WD and 4WD V-8 crew cab and double cab models and includes:
§  Trailering package with seven-pin and four-pin connector
§  Enhanced cooling
§  Automatic locking rear differential
§  Heavy-duty 9.75-inch rear axle with 3.73 ratio
§  Increased-capacity rear leaf springs
§  Revised shock tuning for increased control
§  Integrated trailer brake controller.
In addition to the 6.2L V8, Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500 will offer a 4.3L V-6 SAE-certified at 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque and a 5.3L V-8 certified at 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque.
Silverado and Sierra trucks equipped with the 4.3L V-6 will have available towing ratings of up to 7,600 pounds, the highest for any base V-6 in the segment. Silverado and Sierra trucks equipped with the 5.3L V-8 and the max towing package, available later this year, will have towing ratings of up to 11,500 pounds when properly equipped.
All three engines feature direct fuel injection, Active Fuel Management (cylinder deactivation) and continuously variable valve timing, a combination not found in competitor vehicles. The engines also use a compact overhead-valve design and weight-saving components such as aluminum blocks and cylinder heads to reduce mass for additional energy savings.
All three provide the proven power, torque and dependability of a large-displacement engine, seamlessly switching to four-cylinder mode to save fuel during light-load driving. The 5.3L V-8 has EPA-estimated fuel economy of up to 23 mpg highway (2WD models), the best of any V-8 pickup, and better than Ford EcoBoost V-6. .
EPA fuel economy estimates for the 6.2L V-8 will be finalized in the near future.


About Chevrolet
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.

About GMC
GMC
 has manufactured trucks since 1902. Innovation and engineering excellence is built into all GMC vehicles and the brand is evolving to offer more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including the Terrain small SUV and Acadia crossover. The 2014 Sierra half-ton pickup boasts all-new powertrains and design, and the Sierra Heavy Duty pickups are the most capable and powerful trucks ever built by GMC. Every retail GMC model, including Yukon and Yukon XL full-size SUVs, is now available in Denali luxury trim. Details on all GMC models are available at http://www.gmc.com/, on Twitter at @thisisgmc or at http://www.facebook.com/gmc.


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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Great Bargain! = 2012 New Chevrolet 3500HD 1-ton Regular Cab Dually - with 8' Royal Service Body

 
 
 
Another great  bargain! A 2012 New Chevrolet 3500HD 1-ton regular cab dual rear wheel chassis with 6.6 DuraMax Diesel, HD 6-sp Allison Auto Transmission, 3.73 Locking Rear Differential, Wide Track Rear axle, Trailer Brake Controller, Tilt Wheel and more.  The body is a Royal 9' Service Body with a class IV receiver. Stock #2900, VIN# CF116448. 
 
Last chance sale: $46,507.00 MSRP.  Sale after all incentives, $37,946.00 plus tax, fees and license.
 
To find out more, you may call Platinum Commercial Truck at 877-221-6097.
Also find us at http:www.platinumchevytruck.net
 

Monday, September 9, 2013

Huge Bargain! 2012 New Chevrolet HD3500 Crew Cab with Knapheide 9' Service Body



We have a 2012 New Chevrolet HD3500 1-ton Crew Cab dual rear wheel chassis with 6.0 gas V-8, 6-speed Auto transmission, AC, Tilt Wheel, Power Door Locks, Power Windows, Power Camper Style Mirrors, Trailer Brake Controller, 4.10 Locking Rear Differential, Deep Tinted Glass and more.

It is equipped with a Knapheide 9' Service Body with Master Locking System, and Class IV Receiver, plus a locally installed HD Rack. FYI--The video doesn't show a rack. It was installed later. Stock #2765, VIN #CF123827. Last chance sale: $44,221.00 MSRP, Sale after all incentives is $34,995. plus tax, fees and license.

Watch  Greg in this walk-around video:



To find out more, you may call Platinum Commercial Truck at 877-221-6097.
Also find us at http:www.platinumchevytruck.net