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2014 Bi-Fuel Suburban????

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So a little Birdy from GM Fleet made a comment to me and when I pushed she said she could not comment on future product. What was it she wispered to me you ask?

I made the comment in talking with this individual who over sees the Pacific NW Fleet sales that I would love to buy a Diesel or CNG Suburban as Gas powered versions just do not do it for me.

Her comment was just wait till the roll out of 2014 models and your wish will come true for Bi-Fuel.

So I pushed her if this was an Impco product like their Bi-Fuel Trucks and she clamped up with the no comment on future products.

So I am now thinking that since the 6.0 V8 in the Suburban is no different than the trucks and the better benefit is that the tanks can be on the driver side between the frame and drive line that this could be a very cool option. With the auto switch sensor between natural gas and regular gas, this could make for a great hauling ride and daily driver as it is cheap to fill up the Natural Gas.

So what are your thoughts on this, would you be interested in a Bi-Fuel Suburban with about a 700 mile range using both fuels?

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I think it is an interesting option of (currently) limited market appeal and likely only will be sold in select areas.

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Considering how long I have wanted a Duramax Diesel in a Suburban, This would be a welcomed auto. GM can bring economy of scale to these large family haulers and trailer towers while reducing the cost of fueling. I look forward to seeing this come out.

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