An innovation and take advantage of rising fuel prices and the green revolution that will come with a gas -saving hybrid technology combines with a full-size pickup truck . Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid Pickup is the first hybrid passenger vehicle , made its debut in 2005 .
Dual – mode technology to enable Silverado Hybrid gasoline engine-powered V8 and twin electric motors can work either separately or together . close the gas engine at low speed when not needed , and it runs smoothly . Cylinder deactivation ( from eight to four ) also adds economical gas consumption during relaxed cruising , and while it can generate up to 40 percent better city mileage than the standard V8 Silverado .
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid , these high-tech trucks employ V8 6.0 – liter , two electric motors and a 300 – volt battery under the rear seat . Generates 332 horsepower , while the output is combined with the electric motor is 379 hp . Advanced transmission can act as if it has such a variable ratio continuously variable transmission ( CVT ) or can be switched to four fixed ratios to better towing performance .
Bluetooth and a CD/MP3 stereo with steering – wheel audio controls and satellite radio . Automatic climate control dual – zone, A sunroof , 18 – inch alloy wheels, remote ignition and hybrid decal package is also available .