In the past few decades, trucks have gone from simple tools to tech-laden family vans that are more comfortable than some luxury sedans. Discovering a pickup truck in the wild in a regular taxi these days is almost like seeing Bigfoot, that’s how rare they are. But they are not and will not be extinct, at least in the near future.
Barebone trucks have their appeal, attracting craftspeople, municipalities, and bargain hunters alike, and GM is chasing those customers with the redesigned oneand Twins. Each rig is offered with a regular cabin structure and a 79.4-inch, standard-length bed instead of the longer 98.2-inch-long cargo box you currently receive.
A normal cabin body with the shorter loading area will be the basic configuration of both trucks, which Car and Driver confirmed last Tuesday with spokesmen for both GM brands. thewill only be available in this format in WT quality and the GMC in the Pro equipment of the brand. The longer bed will traditionally also be available with the standard cab, presumably for a small surcharge.
This is the first time in years that these two trucks are available with a conventional cab and a short bed, which is a grossly underrated configuration. Depending on which engines are offered in these trucks – the Silverado 2021 is available with a 4.3-liter V6, a 2.7-liter turbo four and a 5.3-liter V8, although this six- Shooters not on the menu for 2022 – these trucks could be the ideal platform for building a street performance rig or even a beastly off-roader that’s more agile than longer trucks with an extended cab. They are also supposed to roll on stamped steel wheels which are always super cool.
Price and availability information is not yet available, but expect these models to be the most affordable in the Silverado and Sierra ranges. For reference a 2021 ‘Rado with a normal cabin, an 8-foot bed, rear-wheel drive and zero Options cost around $ 31,000. We expect these ’22s to be priced similarly. Check out the dealers for them next year, probably in the spring.