The new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 will arrive later this year jacket up with more aggressive styling compared to the ordinary half-ton pickup truck. This model is the most formidable full-size truck on the market that will try to keep up with its rivals like the Ford F-150 Raptor and the Ram 1500 TRX. Besides extremely aggressive exterior, the forthcoming model will also come with an interior that has a digitized dashboard and an impressive list of technologies.
Along with an intimidating appearance, the Chevy Silverado ZR2 is powered by a very potent V8 engine producing 420-hp. It also rides on 33-inch-tall tires, and it features a tricked-out suspension.
2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 Design
The new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 is the most off-road-capable Silverado model ever. This truck comes standard with advanced Multimatic DSSV dampers and retuned springs. Thanks to that, it offers improved front and rear suspension travel.
If you didn’t know, the ZR2 is a model that is placed above LT Trail Boss, featuring much more aggressive styling, which includes a black grille, 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory tires, and underbody skid plates, and dual exhaust system. Overall, the ground clearance of this truck is 11.2. Inches, with a 31.8-degree approach angle, 23.4-degree breakover angle, and 23.3-degree departure angle.
On the inside, the 2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 is modern and spacious. As we mentioned, the ZR2 is only available in a crew-cab body style, and it offers great passenger space, especially in the back. Moreover, unlike its predecessor, the new one has a more slick-looking dashboard that features a 12.3-inch fully digital instrument panel and a massive 13.4-inch touchscreen.
The interior also includes leather-trimmed seats and attractive sporty dark trim. Along with many new technologies, the ZR2 has as standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Amazon Alexa, and features built-in like Google search, voice assistance, maps, and an app store.
2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 Engine Specs, Towing Capacity
Like the ordinary truck version, the new 2023 Chevy Silverado ZR2 under its bulging hood has a naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V-8. If you didn’t know, the same engine is powering the regular Silverado 1500. The engine produces 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, and it sends power via a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Unlike the regular truck, every ZR2 comes standard with a four-wheel-drive system with a two-speed transfer case. Also, there is electronic-locking front and rear differentials as well. The towing of this truck is great, and with a conventional trailer hitch, the Silverado ZR2 is able to tow up to 8900 pounds, and it can also handle a payload of up to 1440 pounds.
2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 Price, Release Date
As we stated, the new 2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2 is a jacket-up version of the ordinary Silverado truck. This model looks more aggressive, and it features a much sportier cabin.
Moreover, considering all that, the price of this model starts at $55,000, which is $21,500 more than the regular one. The Silverado ZR2 will come later this year, and it will rival the Ford F-150 Raptor and Ram 1500 TRX.