The upcoming 2018 Chevy Reaper will testify Chevrolet as a brand in terms of various models, different designs and interesting details. Chevrolet is one such automaker which knows how to build a pickup truck embedded with raw power and energy. Initially launched in 2014, the pickup truck has been very popular and unquestionably is here to stay for a long time.
Some believe that it will displace a well-known model in the same segment Ford Raptor with more style and power beneath the hood. Rumors for 2018 Chevy Reaper have already started to grow and it is said that there will be some improvements but not any major significant changes.
2018 Chevy Reaper – Objectives of Facelift
Although a potent fully operational pickup truck, Chevy Reaper reign supreme as an off-road machine too. So, in this regard exterior outline is not among its set of priorities and its current appearance proves the point. However, a vast majority suggest a fine revision in the whole design of 2018 Chevy Reaper. That expectation hopes to get a refreshed front bumper, the latest LED headlights and a new designed square front grille with extra protection in form of horizontal lines. The model continues with strong hood lines along with fender flares. Huge all-terrain wheels, new suspension system and better ground clearance will also boost its appearance.
Historically in terms of interior, Chevy trucks have always ruled the segment. Along with additional space and bigger seats the cabin of the truck is designed according to the modern needs. With so many inbuilt features such as a navigation system, advanced entertainment system and smartphone compatibility it can give a fair competition to many high-end cars. In addition to above, safety features will also get some amendments. For Bad weather and extreme terrains, the company has focused on stability and control. For this, they have used quality suspension system and reconfigured skid plate brakes.
2018 Chevy Reaper – Powertrain Options
Currently, there are two engines offered by the automobile giant. One is a smaller engine 5.3-liter V8 unit which produces a horsepower of 475 and torque of around 460 lb-ft. Another variant is a more powerful supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine which yields a horsepower of 550 and torque of 575 lb-ft. It is very likely that the trend continues for the new 2018 Chevy reaper however, figures are expected to improve.
With so much power at its disposal, it is very well capable of attaining high speeds. The model should also accompany a six-speed as well as an eight-speed transmission system. The 2018 Chevy Reaper may also improve on mileage front with improvement in fuel consumption. A serious rough terrain accessory will be part of this model including enhanced protection for tires and bumpers.
2018 Chevy Reaper – Expected Release Date and Price
There is no official statement when the new Chevy Reaper is coming on the market and how much will cost. The company will keep all its options open and may roll it out a bit earlier in 2018. One thing is for sure that you won’t have to think twice before buying such a luxury.