2016 Chevy Reaper Release Date

The Reaper came in 2014 as a high-performance variant of the Silverado pickup truck. Before its debut, all those who opted for a beefed up version of a standard pickup truck would usually go for the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. Thanks to Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, buyers will have another great alternative in the form of the 2016 Chevy Reaper. This might pickup is actually based on the recently redesigned Chevy Silverado that arrived for the 2014 model year. The Reaper will certainly prove itself appealing to those who expect their truck to take on rough off-road terrains, while offering a solid power output and excellent towing abilities.

2016 Chevy Reaper Specs

The 2016 Chevy Reaper will be offered with two different versions of an EcoTec V8 engine. Lingenfelter’s supercharger kit pushes the 5.3-liter unit from 355 horsepower to 475 ponies, while the 6.2-liter is rated at impressive 550 hp. The Reaper features a Corsa exhaust as well as lifted Fox Racing suspension with special-tuned shock absorbers.

2016 Chevy Reaper truck

Compared to the standard model, the 2016 Chevy Reaper comes with a number of visual tweaks. Besides its new grille and big aluminum skid plates, it features a special front bumper that gives additional 8 inches of clearance. The Reaper offers 9.2 inches of wheel travel in the front and 11.2 inches in the rear as well as integrated 10-inch off-road LED light bars. The 20-inch wheels come fitted with 33-inch off-road tires, while it can be had with 17-inch beadlock wheels and off-road tires as well. Inside, expect to see custom stitched headrest covers as well as Reaper custom graphics.

2016 Chevy Reaper Price

We believe that the latest newcomer to the high-performance pickup truck segment will establish itself as a worthy opponent to the Ford F-150 Raptor. The Reaper will be built by Southern Comfort Automotive in Trussville, Alabama. As for the pricing, expect the 2016 Chevy Reaper to start around $50,000.

 

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