VIDEO: Chevy Silverado gets dirty with ZR2 package in 2022
By Jenny LescohierJuly 07, 2021
The Chevy folks out there now have one more reason to love Silverado, as the Big Three automaker plans to introduce the ZR2 off-road package on its 2022 models of its flagship work truck.
Watch the new truck get dirty here
With this move, Chevrolet aims to go head to head with the Ford F-150 Tremor and Ram 1500 Rebel. Until now, the ZR2 package was available only on the mid-size Chevy Colorado.
According to Car and Driver, the Silverado ZR2 model is likely to have the option of either Chevrolet’s 355-hp 5.3-liter V-8 engine or 420-hp 6.2-liter V-8, and the Duramax diesel 3.0-liter inline-six could also be available. The 10-speed automatic transmission from the standard model will likely remain unchanged.
Chevrolet’s not releasing a lot of details about the Silverado ZR2 yet, but more info is expected to be revealed this fall.
And while an off-road package might not help you a whole lot on your construction sites, there’s no reason why your truck needs to be all work and no play.