US - GM to debut full-size Chevrolet and GMC SUVs at Texas State Fair

07/08/2013 - 18:27 | Chevrolet | Nithyanandh K

GM is rolling its sleeves to launch a range of next gen full sized American SUVs. Waiting on the launch pad are the 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2014 Chevrolet Suburban, the 2014 GMC Yukon and the 2014 Yukon XL.

Chevrolet Tahoe
The current generation Chevrolet Tahoe.

The Yukon and the Yukon XL are the rebadged Chevy Tahoe and Suburban respectively. In September, GMC had announced the new gen models would launch within a year. reports that the new 'trucks', as the Americans call it, will make their global debut at the Texas State Fair which is scheduled to begin on September 27 in Dallas.

Chevrolet Suburban
The current Chevy Suburban is essentially an extended Tahoe.

The SUVs are expected to derive a lot from the Chevrolet Silverado and Sierra pickups. The likely powertrain options are a 4.3 litre EcoTec3 V6 which is capable of 285bhp and 413 Nm of torque, a 5.3 litre EcoTec3 V8 that makes 355bhp and 518 Nm, and a range topping 6.2 litre EcoTec3 V8 producing 420bhp and 609 Nm of torque. All engines sip petrol.

2007 GMC Yukon
The current gen GMC Yukon is a rebadged Tahoe. The next gen model also would follow the same path.

The next generation Cadillac Escalade which is usually closely associated to the GMC Yukon XL is expected to arrive in the next phase of launch.

2012 GMC Yukon XL Denali
The GMC Yukon XL is the Suburban's cousin which would also spawn the next gen Cadillac Escalade.

The current generation Chevrolet Tahoe and the Suburban are in service since 2007 and its about time their successors assume charge.


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