The sharp lines make this look like a futuristic truck. Chevrolet delivered nearly 700,000 pickups in the United States in 2020, which was more than any other type of vehicle that the brand sold. It's safe to say that trucks are very important to the company, so naturally, the automaker's designers are always toying with what the future of these models could look like. The latest post from the General Motors Design Instagram page is an example of the styling for the next-gen. According to the Instagram post, this rendering comes from designer Jacky Zhan. His design takes some of the major design cues from the front of the current Silverado and accentuates them to create a truck with a more avant-garde appearance. The already skinny headlights become even more narrow and occupy a spot that's higher on the hood. The bracket-shaped running lights are still present, but the bottom portion sticks out more, which creates a sharper appearance. The shape also … [Read more...] about GM Designer Sketches Mean-Looking Truck, Is It The Silverado’s Future?
It's just a sketch, but a big GM car could be cool. Sedans aren't entirely dead yet at General Motors. The Chevrolet Malibu is still around, though it's expected to disappear in the next few years. Cadillac has the CT4 and CT5 , both of which recently gained high-horsepower Blackwing versions but who knows if they will endure beyond their current life cycle. At least one person inside GM isn't completely focused on SUVs and trucks. On Valentine's Day, the official GM Design Instagram account posted a sketch of a sleek car that appears to be a sedan. We say that because there's only one vertical body line denoting doors in the center, so we aren't entirely sure how occupants would gain access. That doesn't really matter, because the interesting thing here is that we're seeing a car instead of an SUV, crossover, or truck. However, that doesn't mean GM is working on a new sedan. As far as we can tell, this is just a flight-of-fancy from an exterior designer. It's … [Read more...] about GM Lead Exterior Designer Envisions Sleek Sedan In An SUV World