For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: Steel Blue
Interior Color: Beige Leather
Model: Silverado 1500
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: 4x4
Morristown, New Jersey, United States
2008 Chevy Silverado
Crew Cab-4 real doors
Beige Leather (very rare to see leather in these trucks....maybe 5/100 have it)
Bed rail covers (protects the top of the trucks bed)
20 inch factory wheels.
3.73 final gear ratio
Power rear glass sliding window
Brand new front brakes- discs and rotors
Title in hand with no liens.
The interior of this truck is a 10/10. The seats, roof lining, and all other surfaces are in excellent condition. The wheels have no curb rash, the paint is in great condition, and all electronics work. The truck has 4 wheel drive, but can be put in 2 wheel for good weather and better gas mileage. The engine is as strong as it can be and the brakes are brand new. Never towed with, although it was bought with the intention of doing so. Price is firm due to the condition of the vehicle. You will not find a cleaner example...and if you do it probably wont have leather ;)
I can provide higher resolution photos of the truck through email.
When it comes to technology used in racecars, we generally expect it to trickle down to production cars, not the other way around. Well, Pratt & Miller has developed a new rear-facing radar that operates in a similar fashion to what we're used to in modern blind spot detection systems, only it is also capable of tracking cars as they approach and relaying vital information to the driver via a large display screen.
The innovative radar system debuted at last weekend's 12 Hours of Sebring for Corvette Racing, and this system makes perfect sense for endurance races like this since the cars sometimes have to drive through the night and in poor weather conditions.
The radar can detect cars even with poor visibility, and uses easy-to-distinguish symbols for the driver to identify.
When Mark Reuss was in LA recently, he sat down to have a few words with the scribes at the Los Angeles Times. When the issue of a hybrid Corvette came up, Reuss answered with "Don't laugh." The General Motors president is a complete fan of the possibility, calling it "attractive" and "really fun," believing it would improve GM expertise and that "people would love it."
Naturally, the president being supportive of an idea doesn't give indication that a hybrid Corvette is on the way. However, with supercars like the Porsche 918 Spyder and Ferrari LaFerrari giving hybrid tech a solid, if remote, place in the performance car world, the inexorable trickle-down of technology means we shouldn't be surprised if and when it does happen.
And now that we have that non-negative half-answer to a speculative question, it would be irresponsible for us not to commence rumormilling for the C8 Corvette. Taking Reuss at his word, the C8 will obviously be a hybrid with all-wheel-drive - the left side wheels driven with electric motors, the right side with the mid-mounted, four-cylinder diesel engine. With coefficient of drag of just .16, figure on a 0-to-60 mile-per-hour time of under 2 seconds and an all-electric range of something like 30 miles at top speed. Don't forget, folks, you read it here first.
As inventory of the Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse continues to pile up, General Motors will be idling its Fairfax Assembly Plant for two weeks, according to Automotive News. This move comes about a month after the plant was shut down for three weeks in late December and early January for the same reason. As of January 31, the GM had a 94-day supply of Malibu stock while the LaCrosse was a little worse with a 117-day supply.
Just last week, GM announced that it would be investing $600 million in upgrading this plant, but it's unclear what future plans the company has in store for Fairfax considering slow sales of both the plant's models. We do expect a refreshed and more luxurious LaCrosse shortly and an early design update for the Malibu to be announced at some point this year, although we have had no official word as to when either will happen.