Thursday, November 3, 2016

2016 SEMA Chevrolet Preview

DURAND, Mich., –– From Nov. 1st - 4th, the SEMA show is being held in Las Vegas. It is one of Las Vegas' largest annual conventions and the premier automotive specialty trade event in the world. Each year a number of incredible vehicles are showcased and this year Chevrolet featuring approximately 20 new vehicles, including the Blue Line Concept models. Here are a few of our favorites from the 2016 SEMA Chevrolet preview vehicles.

Camaro SS Slammer

This Camaro features an aggressive slammed stance and Dazzling Black exterior with Adrenaline Red interior. With an LT1 6.2L V-8 engine under the hood, it rates at 455 horsepower and 455 lb.-ft. of torque, and is matched with the six-speed manual transmission with Active Rev Match. It also has Chevrolet Performance’s axle-back and stainless steel exhaust system installed for better engine breathing and a deeper exhaust growl.

2016 SEMA Chevrolet Preview

Silverado 1500 High Desert

This Silverado show truck was designed as an expression of the functional style and performance of Chevy's truck line. It features an all-new, lockable and water resistant cargo system and available Magnetic Ride Control Suspension. Powered by a 6.2L V-8 and backed by the new Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed automatic transmission. The engine is SAE-certified at 420 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful engine offered in a light-duty truck. The design team had fun with the aesthetics of this truck. They started with a clean Slate Blue exterior, accented with bronze-tinted trim, and then a unique High Desert theme interior with Cocoa leather seat inserts.

2016 SEMA Chevrolet Preview

Colorado Z71 Hurley Edition

Chevrolet and Hurley have collaborated to design the perfect mobile unit for surfers and beach enthusiasts. This Colorado comes everything you need including a custom surfboard carrier systems, custom Bimini-style cover for shade on a sunny day, and a bed-mounted Thule rack that for dying wetsuits and storing for drinking-water containers. Additionally, it also has breathable, quick-drying ventiprene seats so your seats will never stay wet from swimsuits again. This truck also boasts a 3.6L V-6 engine, rated at 308 horsepower and 275 lb.-ft. of torque, enabling 7,000 pounds of max towing. The finishing touch is a custom Seafoam Green exterior, complemented by Hurley graphics.

2016 SEMA Chevrolet Preview

Trax Activ

Toeing the line between trail-ready and urban-chic, the Trax Activ makes the most of its ability to traverse both environments seamlessly. With a lifted suspension, all-terrain tires, an accessory Thule roof basket with mounted custom LED light bar, and custom Satin Sandstorm exterior this crossover leaves no doubt that it is ready for the road less traveled.

2016 SEMA Chevrolet Preview

Colorado ZH2

The Colorado ZH2 is designed for the U.S. Army to test and evaluate the effectiveness of a hydrogen fuel cell-powered off-road vehicle in mission settings. This behemoth gets its juice from the 93 kW fuel cell system transferred to the 132-kW electric motor, which produces 236 lb.-ft. of instantaneous torque. The hood, front fenders, rear fenders and bed hatch are fabricated from carbon fiber with Kevlar reinforcements. The ZH2 also features a custom 30-inch LED light bar, custom turn signals, and 7-inch front headlights. This truck is ready to handle the toughest missions imaginable.

2016 SEMA Chevrolet Preview

These vehicles are just five of the approximately 20 vehicles in the 2016 SEMA Chevrolet preview at the convention in Las Vegas from Nov. 1st - 4th. Many of these vehicles may just be concept models but they show that the future is bright at Chevy.

If you're interested in checking out the 2017 Silverados, Camaros, Colorados, or Trax we recommend stopping by our dealership. We'd be happy to help you find the truck, car, crossover, or SUV you're looking for. We also want to help you be safe on the road. Make sure to complete your Fall Car Care routine at our Graff Durand Service Center.

Come see us at 9009 East Lansing Road in Durand, MI 48429. Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! For any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at! We proudly serve Durand, as well as the surrounding communities of Owosso, Flint, Genesee Charter Township, Swartz Creek, and others.

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1 comment:

  1. I went to the 2016 SEMA show, amazing event, I plan in going this year too, I'll check the Chevrolet cars.