GMC discovered the new 2023 Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV Version currently at Overland Expo Pacific Northwest. The AEV Edition pushes the by now highly capable, premium off-highway Sierra 1500 AT4X trim to new heights, and delivers distinctive styling cues and extraordinary off-road ability.
“GMC has been a pioneer in the quality off-highway house and this Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV Version raises the bar nonetheless once again,” claimed GMC World wide Vice President Duncan Aldred. “Our customers want an uncompromising blend of on-street technological know-how and off-street capability. Leveraging GMC’s unwavering perseverance to furnishing premium trucks and American Expedition Vehicles’ abilities in engineering and integrating efficiency-driven areas and extras, this truck provides excessive functionality, engineering and ease and comfort.”
The new 2023 Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV Edition is the most off-road capable factory Sierra 1500 at any time. Updates involve:
- AEV stamped steel front and rear bumpers with significant duty recovery details and winch functionality (entrance bumper)
- Five warm-stamped boron steel skid plates (front technique, steering equipment, transfer case, gas tank and rear differential)
- Exceptional, race-encouraged, laser-engraved 18-inch AEV Salta wheels in gloss black complete with AEV’s signature recessed valve procedure for additional security from rocks on the trail
- 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory MT tires
- Updated entrance grille and fascia to accommodate the new bumper and larger tires, gloss black door handles and a black distinction interior tailgate
- Distinctive AEV branding during the car, such as on bumpers, embroidered head rests and all-weather conditions floor liners
- Accessible off-highway rocker panel protectors to assistance defend the sills and frame rails and an optional bolt-on action help when not off-roading
“The Sierra 1500 AT4X is an incredibly formidable platform when it arrives to on- and off-highway functionality and ability,” stated AEV CEO and founder Dave Harriton. “We took our signature approach to assist elevate this truck’s inherent off-street functionality to the next degree. We are assured shoppers will enjoy the consequence.”
The AEV-stamped metal entrance and rear bumpers are manufactured of 3-millimeter large-responsibility steel and are powder and e-coated for durability as nicely as UV and corrosion resistance. Also, this factory-put in entrance bumper is winch-capable, some thing that no other competitor in its class can match1.
Five extremely-significant-strength, scorching-stamped boron metal skid plates aid shield the underbody of the Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV Edition. This push-hardened steel is not only three-and-a-50 % occasions much better than an equivalent chilly-stamped significant-strength steel element, but it also gives amazing resistance to gouging and bending.
When it comes time to head off-highway, the Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV Edition’s bumpers and underbody safety produce capability never before accessible in a manufacturing unit Sierra 1500. When in contrast to the 2022 Sierra 1500 AT4X, the AEV Edition characteristics improved off-street stats. The entrance approach angle will increase by a lot more than 27% to 32.5 levels. The departure angle improves to 23.4 levels (as opposed to 23 degrees) and the breakover angle enhances to 23. levels (in comparison to 22.7 degrees). The truck’s floor clearance also enhances to 11.2 inches (in contrast to 10.8 inches).
The AEV edition is constructed on the Sierra 1500 AT4X trim that provides an exclusive high quality interior and sophisticated off-street functionality. Headline functions involve Multimatic DSSV dampers, front and rear e-locking differentials and two-speed transfer circumstance with selectable modes for various off-street conditions this sort of as Terrain mode for just one pedal driving and Off-Road manner. All the while, the Sierra 1500 AT4X provides superb on-street comfort and ease and trailering capacity with a conventional 6.2L V-8 engine. The AEV edition also features the luxury-targeted and tech-infused AT4X Obsidian Rush interior. The cabin offers full grain leather-based-wrapped electric power-massaging front seats, genuine Vanta ash wood trim, a 12-speaker Bose® Top quality Series audio technique and additional than 40 diagonal inches of mixed driver-targeted digital shows — the most in its course1.
Later in the 2023 model 12 months, a new Sierra 1500 AT4X will be available with AEV-influenced enhancements, such as a stamped steel winch-capable entrance bumper, boron steel entrance strategy skid plate and 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory MT tires. These enhancements will boost the now formidable off-street capacity of the AT4X by improved technique, departure and breakover angles, as nicely as enhanced ground clearance.
The new 2023 Sierra 1500 AT4X will continue on to be a balanced execution that delivers serious off-highway capacity when called upon without having compromising the on-highway comfort, technological know-how and capacity that clients have occur to count on from a GMC pickup. The new Sierra 1500 AT4X will have a max payload of 1,290 lbs . and max trailering of 8,700 pounds.
The Sierra 1500 AT4X AEV Edition and the new AT4X will be accessible later on in the 2023 model yr.