Sad news to report:
General Motors is postponing the launch of a new inline-six turbodiesel engine in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 until the 2020 model year.
The EPA's emissions...
277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
Statement from GM:
"The all-new, Duramax 3.0L inline-six turbo diesel will deliver an SAE-certified 277 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, more than any other light-duty, full-size truck diesel available. Dealers and customers can place orders for the...
GMAuthority.com got their hands on some detailed vector drawings from a unnamed source showing the new 3.0L I6 Duramax Engine in detail.
You can see the full file here:
GMAuthority is reporting the new diesel engine is still on track for a Q1 launch.. technically they have to sometime in June to roll this out, but they are still finalizing the numbers according to a article release a few days ago;
TFLT is reporting that GM has submitted to the EPA for certification for the new half-ton Duramax, but due to the shutdown it could be delayed.
Interesting article, as the author makes a great point that the new SUV's will be using the T1XX platform which should make it pretty easy to fit the new Duramax engine. It would one up the...