Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive have done a great job. The result of this collaboration is a high-performance model pickup, Chevrolet Reaper. This great vehicle shown in 2014, and accepted excellent. This model is considered the only true and equal competitors Ford F-150 Raptor pickup. After some announcements at the end of 2016, Chevrolet will present the upgraded 2017 Chevy Reaper. Such a move from Chevrolet is expected for the reason that Ford has already prepared a series of improvement for its new Raptor. Official confirmation of the new Reaper does not have, but there are rumors that speak in favor of it.
2017 Chevy Reaper Design and Features
It is expected that the new Chevrolet Reaper is based on the Chevy Silverado 1500 version. Compared to the standard Silverado, Reaper version offers 20-inch beadlock wheels, reshaped grille and high-clearance bumper. In addition, 2017 Chevy Reaper will offer reinforced skid plates. For the achievement of excellent performance and superb off-road capabilities, great merit, have a powerful V8 engine and the 9.2 inches of wheel travel in the front and 11.2 inches in the rear, and integrated floodlight system.
As for the interior, it should be mentioned that the Reaper has an almost identical interior as well as the standard Silverado 1500. The only difference is in the details with the Reaper markings. What can be expected from the new model is the use of modern and quality materials with advanced systems and new technologies.
Considering that the only model with which it can draw parallels, the new Ford Raptor, it should be expected that the new Reaper respond to the improvements that have been seen with that model. Looking back, the Chevy Reaper possesses a stronger unit than the old Raptor. Ford predicted for the new Raptor economical and high-efficiency EcoBoost engine. In terms of economy and efficiency, the new Ford F-150 Raptor goes far ahead of all. Expected response from Chevrolet. Will the 2017 Chevy Reaper take the same path? Whether it will offer a new economical high-performance unit?
2017 Chevrolet Reaper Specs
One should not forget that this is a high-performance pickup, primarily intended for true off-road enjoyment. Sport navigation of the vehicle may provide answers to some questions. Perhaps Chevrolet gambles performance and power pre economy. In this case, it should be expected that the 2017 Chevy Reaper arrives with identical power unit, as the previous model. These are the 5.3-liter EcoTec V8 engine with 475 horsepower and the 6.2-liter V8 engine with 550 horsepower. Supreme pleasure of driving this vehicle will contribute to Fox Racing suspension, special-tuned shock absorbers, sports and Corsa exhaust system.
2017 Chevy Reaper Price and Release
Depending on the choice of the drive unit and the equipment level is different, and the price of this model. Entry-level 2017 Chevy Reaper should cost just under $ 50,000, while the High Country version is expected to cost up to $ 70,000. It is expected that sales will start in the last quarter of 2016, or early 2017.