Chevy Is Celebrating 100 Years Of Trucks With Centennial Edition
October 6th, 2017
Chevrolet is celebrating 100 years of building trucks with retro-themed pickups. The Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions show-off bowtie emblems designed to look like the ones in use when the 1918 Model T was introduced.
The badges can be found on the grille, tailgate and floor mats, along with one embossed into the bed liner. The Centennial Edition package will be offered on Silverado LT1 Z71 Crew Cabs and Colorado Z71 Crew and Extended cab models. All trucks come with the Centennial blue paint job, and get “100 year” logos on the doors, along with chrome trim and upgraded wheels. The trucks are scheduled to hit the sales this month with at around $40,000. And get this, the 1918 truck sold for $1,245.
Make sure you tune into this week’s PowerNation as all four shops have real world practical tech you can use, plus Katie will feature one red hot gorgeous custom ’54 Vette that was a 2017 Ridler Great 8 award winner. Owner-builder Larry Griffey of Larry Griffey’s Hot Rods & Restorations will share his vision of the “motor-rama” Corvette he thought GM should have built.
In a 6 year labor of love, he did lots of body modifications to get the stance he wanted and dropped in an LS-1 with an Edelbrock supercharger making around 580 horsepower. That striking color is a three-stage Matrix paint called “Soul Red”. Pro Auto Interiors handled the interior and it is, of course, Great 8 quality. He named it “Transitions” because of all the changes it’s been thought. By the way, this is Larry’s 2nd Ridler Great 8 award winner, amazing work for a small Knoxville, Tennessee shop!