2018 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 3500HD NHRA SAFETY SAFARI CONCEPT

DURAMAX-POWERED SUPPORT VEHICLE IS DESIGNED TO HELP KEEP RACERS SAFE ON THE TRACK

Formed in the 1950s to educate amateur racers on how to set up a safe drag race, the NHRA Safety Safari has evolved into the sanctioning body’s first-line safety team for the NHRA Mello Yellow series. Its duties include inspecting and prepping the track before an event and assisting with firefighting and other safety-related tasks during the race.

Supporting this dedicated team is a fleet of specially outfitted trucks like the 2018 Silverado 3500 NHRA Safety Safari concept. It’s equipped with a fire suppression system and other supporting equipment, including an AMKUS Rescue Equipment System. For maximum capability, the concept safety vehicle is powered by the Silverado HD’s available Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel engine, which offers 910 lb-ft of torque and 445 horsepower — the segment’s highest horsepower rating.

CONCEPT FEATURES

  • Fire suppression equipment with nitrogen cylinder and 80-gallon tank
  • Bed-mounted aluminum frame with extendable mast
  • Whelen red and green LED strobes and additional lighting
  • Incident support equipment including shovels, brooms, fire extinguishers, jacks, car dolly and oil absorbent material
  • AMKUS Rescue Equipment System
  • 2018 Silverado Midnight Edition elements, including a black exterior, black bumpers, power-adjustable and heated trailering mirrors and a black mesh grille with chrome bars (Midnight Edition offered on Silverado 1500 and 2500HD production models)
  • 22-inch black wheels with 305/45LT22 tires.

CHEVROLET ACCESSORIES

  • Black bowtie emblems
  • Gooseneck completion package
  • Black door handles
  • Cargo area lamps
  • 6-inch rectangular assist steps in black
  • Tie-down rings
  • Trailering Camera system by EchoMaster®
  • Floor liners with the bowtie logo.
  • Underseat storage organizer
  • Interior trim kit.


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