The 20023 Chevrolet Silverado Police Truck: A Great Hit for Off-Road Pursuits


Chevrolet reveals its first Silverado for on and off-road chases.

Chevrolet reveals its first Silverado for on and off-road chases.

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Chevrolet debuted its first pursuit-rated police Silverado. The 2023 Silverado Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) is capable of pursuing on public roads, through the woods, and anywhere in between.

The Silverado Police Pursuit Vehicle 2023 is a four-wheel drive pickup truckshort bed and crew cab designed for high speeds and dynamic capability with the added comfort and ample storage capacity needed for a daily patrol.

鈥淲e are constantly in conversation with customers and assessing how we can best meet their needs,鈥 Ed Peper, vice president of GM Fleet in the United States, said in a news release. 鈥淥ur 25 years of engineering Tahoe police pursuit vehicles, coupled with 100 years of Chevrolet truck success, put us in a great position to deliver a truly capable Silverado PPV to our customers.鈥

2023 Chevrolet Silverado PPV
2023 Chevrolet Silverado PPV / Photo: Chevrolet

The Silverado PPV shares many of the Tahoe PPV鈥檚 most desirable performance underpinnings. Highlights include a 355-horsepower (hp) 5.3-liter V-8 engine, standard 10-speed automatic transmission and Brembo six-piston front brake calipers with 16-inch rotors for increased brake durability.

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2023 Chevrolet Silverado PPV / Photo: Chevrolet

Every Chevrolet Silverado PPV 2023 is configured with a double cabin and five-foot-eight-inch short cargo bed. The truck鈥檚 towing rating tops out at 9,300 pounds, and that鈥檚 1,100 pounds more than the Tahoe PPV can tow. Unlike its SUV counterpart, the Silverado is available with a 2.0-inch suspension lift.

In addition, the truck has special equipment for off-road chases, Silverado PPV comes standard with:

鈥 Rancho shocks, included with Silverado鈥檚 Z71 Off-Road Package
鈥 Rear differential lock
鈥 skid plate

Chevrolet hasn鈥檛 said how much the 2023 Silverado PPV will costbut the company said it will be available in the United States and Canada later this summer.

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