Have you ever wondered which today is the oldest car in the auto industry ? While many will surely say Volkswagen Beetle, which has its origins back to 1938 , the correct answer is still Chevrolet Suburban was introduced back in 1933 . Many consider the Suburban SUV as the first , and for many years this model was a product of General Motors, the largest of the three rows of seats . The line was expanded in early 1990 ‘s with Tahoe model , which was identical in every respect except that it was shorter and had only two rows of seats . Tahoe and Suburban are valid for products that General Motors made a big profit , but sales fell last year to the lowest numbers in history. Specifically , sold 68,000 48,000 Tahoe and Suburban , which is far less than the 350,000 + as General Motors sold in the early 2000 ‘s.
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe & Suburban redesign
Although at first glance look like dinosaurs , Tahoe and Suburban bring high profits the largest U.S. manufacturer of vehicles mostly because of the competition , which includes Ford Expedition , Toyota Sequoia and Nissan Armada, almost non-existent. For 2015 Chevrolet has prepared a new Tahoe and Suburban are based on the recently-launched Chevrolet Silverado and like its predecessors, these are still body- on- frame SUV with a V8 engine that is able to carry a larger family, pull the boat for fishing and cope with difficult soil conditions , depending on the customer requirements . From the design and no major changes both SUV and still provide a checkered design, but the front end slightly improved for better aerodynamics . The aforementioned front and subdivided most lines of its predecessor with aggressive lines that greatly resemble the Silverado pickup.
Much more attention has been paid to the interior, which is normally considered to be a great bout of Tahoe and Silverado , and he has improved with acceptable design and quality materials . The new Tahoe and Suburban are significantly safer and therefore General Motors expects to get maximum marks in crash tests . Chevrolet has devoted much attention to the new suspension with better driving and more comfortable , thanks to lighter materials (primarily aluminum ) vehicle weight has been reduced by about 90 pounds and now stands at 2.4 tons .
2014 Chevrolet Tahoe & Suburban engine and release date
The offer will include two Small Block V8 next generation , and it starts with a 5.3L V8 engine that develops 355 hp and 519 Nm of torque. Sometime later offer will be extended with a new 6.2L V8 engine that develops 420 hp and 609 Nm of torque , and in both cases the power will be transmitted to the rear -wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive through a six-speed automatic transmission. In the end, we mention that the audience will not have long to wait for a new Tahoe and Suburban . The production and sales will start in early 2014.