TAKES THE WORK/FAMILY TRUCK TO A HIGHER POWER WITH THE SIERRA CX CREW
Source: GM Press Release
These days, many truck owners want a dual purpose vehicle – one which
offers a high degree of capability but can also handle family hauling
and vacation duty on the weekends without feeling truck-like. The Sierra
CX Crew satisfies these needs and more by combining the upscale attributes
of the Sierra C3
with the enhanced interior room of the Sierra 1500 Series Crew Cab.
The CX is
a workstation on wheels for the busy professional that converts to a four
passenger stylish cruiser on the weekend. But whether for weekday work
or weekend play, this concept crew delivers the ultimate in on-road performance
and control while adding the ultimate in comfort, convenience and flexibility.
is for the working professional who demands high quality and durability.
The interior was designed to reflect the exterior components, with metallic
accent trim plates and extra rows of stitching through seat inserts made
of highly durable work grade canvas, that adds to the rugged image. Also,
the metallic accented piping provides the look of high quality and upscale
interior is equipped with a mobile office module that contains a laptop
computer, printer, storage for paper or other items, and a detachable
briefcase for the laptop and printer. A rear seat console entertainment
center comes equipped with a Sega Dreamcast game station, DVD player,
wireless transmission to visor screens. The entertainment center is trimmed
to match the interior design.
headliner mounted visor system can receive infrared inputs from DVD, Games
or other inputs from the Rear Center Console Entertainment Center. This
application demonstrates entertainment for front and rear passengers and
navigation viewing for the front passenger, and rear camera system for
the driver. The overhead approach is, from a human factor standpoint,
an optimal solution to minimize the potential motion sickness.
rear seating system is at the heart of the interior amenities. In its
passenger configuration there are two captain’s chairs flanking a multi-functional
center console. The console houses an entertainment center that feeds
two AML CD screens that pop out of headliner-mounted visors. From a work
perspective, the seats can be easily removed to install an "Office Module"
incorporating a lap top computer docking station, intermediate drawer
housed printer station plus filing/storage space.
Not to leave
the operator and forward passenger wanting, a front cockpit system with
hot/cold cup holders and sun visors with AML CD screens. A rear visioning
system with a Panasonic color video camera transmits its views to the
driver’s visor while the passenger’s is utilized for the on-board navigation
system. The OnStar activation button is integrated into an electrochromatic
rear view mirror that also houses an outside temperature gauge and compass.
and also includes a Homelink universal garage door opening system that
eases home entry. Professional grade floor mats maintain a clean living
area within the CX.
For the exterior
there’s deep, rich PPG Liquid Metal Argentanium dark blue paint. This
hue carries over onto the Stillen body side wheel flares and Power Vision
power adjustable and extendable exterior rear view mirrors that include
a signaling feature by Gentex.
self-storing roll top hard tonneau cover by Specialty Covers is operated
via an IP- mounted switch. PUTCO tubular stainless steel running boards
with step pads aid ingress and egress. In the rear, the DMI Quic’n Easy
receiver hitch makes for one-person hook ups and its unique spring helps
neutralize jerking starts and stops. The exterior treatment is rounded
out with "ULTRA" high-polished 17" X 7.5" aluminum wheels.
To top all
this content off, the CX is more powerful than greased-lightning. Its
6.0 liter is fitted with a Magnuson Supercharger kit that brings total
output to an astounding 400 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. This GMC truck
will launch with thunder and be gone quicker than a flash. The limited-slip
differential contributes here, too. And, for ultimate control, Delphi’s
Quadra Steer all-wheel steering system is great for quick, expert lane
changes on the highway and makes turning corners a breeze.
capability, high-tech office appointments, a luxurious passenger environment
and spirited performance - it’s all wrapped up in an innovative package
called Sierra CX Crew.
Supercharged 6.0 liter Gen III V8 with Magnuson Supercharger kit
– 400 hp/475 lb-ft torque
4L80-E four speed automatic transmission
Quadrasteer 4-wheel steering system
"ULTRA" high polished 17" x 7.5" aluminum wheels
PPG Liquid Metal Argentanium dark blue paint
Stillen body side wheel flares
Power adjustable and extendable exterior rear view mirrors with
signaling feature by Power Vision (housings) and Gentex (glass/turn
PUTCO tubular stainless steel running boards with diamond plate
Specialty Covers Powered roll top hard tonneau cover
DMI Quic’n Easy receiver hitch
TDM/Delphi modular rear Mobile Office Module
TDM/Delphi designed rear entertainment center
Removable rear seat captain’s chairs
AM-FM cassette radio with 6-disc CD player
Shelby Auto Trim interior
Sun Visors with AMLCD screens
Electrochromatic rear view mirror
Rear visioning camera system features Panasonic color video camera
Homelink universal garage door opening system
Professional grade floor mats
Steering wheel controls