Luke Bryan Re-Imagines Rugged Suburban

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Luke Bryan re-imagined a Suburban that would work well for his hunting, fishing, outdoor lifestyle, and Chevrolet brought it to life.

The concept vehicle, which was recently unveiled at the SEMA Auto Show, blends the utility of a truck with the versatility of an SUV.

“This concept is all about maximizing the Suburban’s space and utility for a family that truly enjoys hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities,” said Todd Parker, Chevrolet Design director, in a press release. “There’s plenty of room for all their gear, along with added amenities that make the journey more enjoyable.”

The vehicle is lifted and rides on modified 22-inch wheels. It has a roof-mounted equipment carrier with a fishing rod holder, and a swing-out liftgate, and custom spare tire mount.

The concept Suburban is powered by a direct-injected 5.3L V8 engine, rated at 355 horsepower and 383 lb-foot of torque. It has a locking rear differential for traction in the outdoors and an 8,000-pound trailering rating.

“Chevy has been part of our family and a part of our work life on the farm for as long as I can remember,” Bryan said. “If you were a Bryan, you drove a Chevy – and I’m a longtime Suburban owner. This partnership is a natural fit for me and this unique Suburban represents everything my family and I want for our outdoor adventures.”

Chevrolet Celebrates 100th Anniversary of First Truck

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Model year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the first production Chevrolet truck!

A century and more than 85 million trucks later, Chevrolet has become one of the most recognizable brands in the world.

“The Chevy Trucks Centennial is a huge milestone for us, and is equally important to our customers,” said Sandor Piszar, Chevrolet Trucks advertising and marketing director, in a press release.

To celebrate, Chevrolet will have:new emblem

  • New 2018 Silverado and Colorado Centennial Special Editions
  • A national rollout of the Chevy Truck Legends program
  • Branded merchandise featuring an all-new Chevy bowtie

The Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions will include the distinctive Centennial Blue paint color and exclusive heritage bowtie emblems and 100 years badges.

100 years logo“Both vehicles offer our most enthusiastic fans a way to demonstrate their love for Chevy trucks,” said Rich Scheer, Chevrolet Trucks director of exterior design, in a press release.

They will be available at Runde Chevrolet in East Dubuque, IL, and Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville, WI, in November 2017.

If you have more than 100,000 miles on your Chevrolet truck’s odometer, you qualify for the Truck Legends loyalty program! Sign up here.

Learn more about Chevy’s Centennial Edition trucks here.

Shop Runde Auto Group’s Silverado inventory here.

Think Pink! Chevrolet’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Campaign Starts Oct. 1

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For the seventh year, Chevrolet is hosting its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign to help to finish the fight against breast cancer! Runde Chevrolet is proud to once again participate in this important program.

ShareTheDriveWho do you drive for? Join Chevrolet and #TeamRunde in the fight against breast cancer this October! Stop in and take your photo with our pink ribbon and get a free PINK Runde T-shirt.

When we post the photo with the hashtag #IDriveFor, Chevy will donate $5 to the American Cancer Society!

Over $7.8 million has been contributed to the American Cancer Society since the start of this program.

For more information, visit https://www.chevrolet.com/making-strides-against-breast-cancer.html