General Motors unveiled the fully refreshed 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 last September, and now, The General is once again upgrading the iconic pickup with the addition of the all-new Chevy Silverado Convertible.
The Chevy Silverado Convertible is framed as offering the same utility and practicality as the standard pickup truck, but with the added style and freedom of a drop-top. To that end, the Silverado Convertible incorporates a new canvas roof that folds down behind the cabin. The roof can fold away in 15 seconds at speeds up to 10 mph, and is available in six different customizable colors. The Silverado Convertible model also incorporates a new roll bar above the passenger compartment, for the sake of safety.
Additionally, the Chevy Silverado Convertible revives the highly acclaimed front fascia design of the pre-refresh pickup truck, bringing back the fan-favorite “sideburns” styling.
The 2022 Chevy Silverado Convertible will be available on select trim levels starting with LT, and will only be available in conjunction with the turbocharged 2.7L I4 L3B gasoline engine. As a refresher, the L3B is rated at 310 horsepower at 5,600 rpm, and was recently uprated to 430 pound-feet of torque at 3,000 rpm.
“The Chevy Silverado has already proven its worth at the job site and off-road,” said GM spokesperson April Firths. “Now, the Chevy Silverado Convertible starts a new chapter of open-air fun as we take the roof off and let the sunshine in.”
The first Chevy Silverado Convertible to market will be the California Edition (not pictured here). This model will include unique Golden State graphics, a pair of Chevy Silverado-branded sunglasses, and a 7-ounce bottle of sunscreen. Pricing is expected to be roughly double that of the standard Silverado Convertible, with production limited at 420 units total.
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