2017 is going to be a hectic and important year for GM. It is going to launch a number of new vehicles and reintroduce its yesteryears popular models including some pickup trucks. The 2017 Chevy Cheyenne is one such example. The Cheyenne was actually unveiled by GM as a concept car way back in 2003 in the North American International Auto Show. It was hailed as a futuristic vehicle at that time and made a considerable buzz. It seems GM is actually launching a production version based on that concept model after a decade.
2017 Chevy Cheyenne – New Architecture
While GM is yet to make any official announcement on the upcoming 2017 Cheyenne, the online leaks and rumors have started surfacing. The possibility is there the truck will share the platform with Chevy Silverado. It may also be launched in a special edition model by GM. In any case, the unmistakable GM design traits will be visible. So the truck may have rugged boxy build, special all-terrain tires, and Led headlamps. It will have a sporty looking exterior, as it seems. Usage of carbon fiber and aluminum in the body will lead to weight reduction in the model.
The cabin of 2017 Chevrolet Cheyenne is also going to have a sporty look. Plenty of quality leather is going to be used inside and you can expect small storage option in a cabin. Climate control and a customizable touch screen entertainment system are going to be used.
Like most of the present generation trucks from GM, Chevy Cheyenne 2017 is going to be equipped with loads of safety and entertainment features. Expected safety features are airbags, traction control, anti-lock braking and surround view camera. Chevrolet MyLink system is likely to be offered.
2017 Chevy Cheyenne – Power Expectations
The 2017 Chevy Cheyenne is going to have a powerful drive train inside. It will have a 6.2-liter V8 engine the same used in Chevy Silverado HD, 2500 model. It has an output of 420 hp. The engine will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission gearbox. Another 5.3-liter V8 engine may be there as well.
2017 Chevy Cheyenne – Price and Release Date
Chevy Cheyenne 2017 is going to be made available for sale in early 2017. The expected price is $45,000 for the base model.
It looks like 2017 Chevy Cheyenne is all set to be a hit with its sporty truck styling and powerful engine. It does have the elements to woo users from rivals like Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tundra. However, a lot will depend on its price.