Chevrolet Tahoe RST to debut at 2017 Dubai Motor Show
Chevrolet Tahoe RST – The Beast of the SUVs
Chevrolet Tahoe RST seems like a perfect vehicle for the SUV loving Middle East region. The present Tahoe which was introduced as a fourth generation in 2015 is now yielding the best product in the shape of RST introduced in its home ground just a few months back.
Chevrolet unveils a special edition Tahoe, the street-performance Rally Sports Truck, or RST which is all about the numbers. Interestingly this time RST was not made up of last minute bolt-on parts as a marketing gimmick. however, its a product of a proper demand and supply need. But that supply and demand request doesn’t end in the United States as it will be fulfilled for the Middle East customers as well. Chevrolet is bringing the Tahoe RST to the floors of 2017 Dubai Motor Show, starting from 14th November.
The Tahoe RST will also be offered with an exclusive Performance Package that includes Magnetic Ride Control with performance calibration. A standard direct-injection 6.2L V-8 with continuously variable valve timing delivers an estimated smooth 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. The engine is also equipped with Fuel Management and — to make the most of power, torque, and efficiency across a broad range of operating conditions.
The 6.2L V-8 is paired with an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission. co-developed with Ford is specifically designed for Tahoe RST with shorter ratios, the transmission maximizes engine power under acceleration. A wide 7.39 overall gear ratio spread and lower numerical top gear ratio, the transmission also improves efficiency by reducing engine revolutions at highway speeds.
RST also includes exclusive 22-inch wheels wearing the Bridgestone P285/45R 22 tires. Tahoe RST Performance Package also includes red Brembo performance brakes. This beast of an SUV has a towing capacity of 8,400 pounds and can still propel to achieve 0-60 mph acceleration in less than 6 seconds and hear the V8 snarl coming out of twin-tip Borla exhaust.
“Since the announcement of Tahoe RST for the US market earlier this year, we have been overwhelmed by the reaction from regional Chevrolet customers and fans. Presenting the Tahoe RST at the region’s biggest automotive show caters to their requests, and will help us gauge customer intent.” Commented Ahmed Soudodi, Head of Brand at Chevrolet Middle East. The RST is designed for customers who want a street performance look and increased performance without sacrificing capability or refinement.
Chevrolet Tahoe RST can be recognized with gloss-black grille and mirror caps; black roof rails, window trim, badging and Chevy bowties. Of course with exclusive 22-inch wheels and deep sounding Borla Exhausts.
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