Chevy has introduced its latest Tahoe, redesigned for the '07 model year. Here are some high points: Buyers can choose from a Vortec 5.3L V-8 with 320 hp, 335 lb-ft., and displacement-on-demand, or a Vortec 4.8L V-8 that will come later for 2WD models. Fuel economy is touted at 20.5 mpg for 2WD and 20.1 mpg For 4WD Tahoes. Towing is rated at 7,700 pounds for the 4WD model. Chevrolet stresses improved safety and decreased cabin noise. The '07 Tahoe will come in three trim levels: LS, LT, and LTZ, with the LT differentiated further with LT-1, LT-2 and LT-3. Keep your eyes peeled on Truckin' for a closer look at Chevy's new Tahoe.
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Frankfurt Auto Show 2006The Frankfurt Auto Show just wrapped up on Sept. 25. Automakers strutted their stuff before a Teutonic crowd in one of Europe's premier automotive events. Here is a glimpse at some of the SUVs unveiled or highlighted at the show.
We're writing this in September, just three weeks after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast. Hurricane Rita is now following in its path and is headed for Texas. By the time you read this, you might think that the storms are old news. But that's not the case. The impact of Hurricane Katrina will be felt by the residents of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama for years, not to mention those who live in neighboring states and have taken in those displaced by the storm. As for those people whose homes were damaged or destroyed or who were forced to leave so that the affected cities can be rehabilitated, they continue to need support. Want to help? We rounded up some information on organizations that are working to help the Gulf Coast recover. Check them out and donate money, time, or whatever you can.
Want to Help?Thousands Displaced by Hurricane Katrina
DieselPowerNo. 4 Hits the Stands!Our newest and youngest sibling to the Custom Truck Group at Primedia is Diesel Power. Around the same time this issue you hold in your hands is hitting the newsstand, our fourth installment of Diesel Power will be making its debut. Please make sure to hit your local newsstand and check it out to find out all about the world of diesel from the leader and voice of the aftermarket turbodiesel enthusiast.