The Chevy truck lineup has undergone some pretty extensive updates as of late, with several different models getting either a full refresh or a whole new generation. Now, we’re taking a look at Chevy’s design inspiration with these future Chevy truck concept sketches.
Recently posted to social media by the GM Design team (@generalmotorsdesign), the concept sketches were created by Ben Wilkins, who, according to LinkedIn, has served as a Creative Designer at GM for more than nine years. Previously, Wilkins served as a Creative Designer at Navistar.
The recent social media post includes two images, one of which is focused on the front fascia, the other of which looks at the Chevy truck concept from the front three-quarters. The images recall several different production vehicles, including the refreshed Chevy Silverado 1500, refreshed Chevy Silverado HD, and all-new, third-generation Chevy Colorado. Notably, these sketches appear to be related exclusively to ICE-powered Chevy truck models, as the Chevy Silverado EV incorporates a large, blocked-off front fascia and grille.
By contrast, the concept Chevy truck looks to be highlighted by a large central front air intake with horizontally oriented intake slats. In the center of the grille, we see an illuminated Chevy Bow Tie badge, which may also serve as a “Flowtie” emblem that lets in additional air.
The lighting on this rig is also noteworthy, with a series of thin lighting signatures running from up around the outer edges of the fascia and down towards the bumper, cutting in and out in L-shaped curves. The lighting signatures are punctuated by amber lighting bits in the upper corners of the grille and bumper. The bumper itself also looks to incorporate vertical lighting that may serve as fog lights, while complementary lighting is embedded in the sideview mirrors as well.
The stance on this thing definitely looks tough, while the two-tone paint treatment adds an interesting artistic flair to the setup. All in all, it’s a good-looking vehicle, and paints a nice picture for future Chevy trucks.
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