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GM News: Spying: 2015 GM's Full Size SUV Lineup

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By William Maley

Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

April 10, 2013

Its nice whenever spy shots show a group vehicles undergoing some testing. Its even better when the group has the all the different models in one group. Case in point, Automobile Magazine has some new spy shots featuring the new 2015 GM full-size SUV lineup.

The test mules in the pictures look to be wearing the production-ready bodies. The differences between the mules are dependent on the headlights and grilles. The Escalade is wearing a set of vertical LED running lights both in the lower front fascia and headlights and a an exposed “waterfall” mesh grille. The Yukon has a set of LEDs in the headlights only, and a mesh two-bar grille. The Tahoe appears to have a single-bar grille.

The new SUVs will use the same platform as the new GM trucks and come with the choice a 4.3L V6, a 5.3L V8, and a 6.2L V8, all mated to a six-speed automatic. Production is expected to start in January for the Chevrolet and GMC SUVs, while the Cadillac Escalade family will begin in April.

Source: Automobile Magazine

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.


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They should offer the Escalade in SWB and LWB (like now) plus extra LWB and Pullman versions... :)

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From what I can see of the SUV's, not really digging the headlights. Will have to sit on the fence till I can see the whole package.

Wonder if the V6 will be the turbo charged version?

Still stupid for GM to NOT have a Diesel. This would drive massive sales for them to have a v8 Diesel.

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Wonder if the V6 will be the turbo charged version?

Rumor has it a turbo V6 is coming.. Not sure when.

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better fix the rear seat problems.......

What rear seat problems? This is the first I have heard of a seat problem. They need to fix the Rear Lift gate problem. My brother inlaw's Yukon had gone through 4 auto lift gate systems and the latest only being 4 months old just failed again so he cannot open the back gate as they only let it work in auto mode. Clearly the lift system is a weak point.

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