but we still do not have official horsepower and torque figures
Diesel 6600 is an all-new, 90-degree V8 with Bosch common-rail
direct-injection and an overhead valve (OHV), four-valve-per-cylinder
design. It replaces GM's current 6.5-liter turbo diesel and
will provide 2001 Silverado and Sierra 2500HD and 3500 Pickup
and Chassis-Cab customers with more power, performance, fuel
efficiency, reliability and durability.
will use the new Allison 1000 Series 5-speed automatic transmission
to take full advantage of the horsepower and torque range
offered in the engine.
Injection: delivers precisely metered amounts of fuel
ot the engine to better control combustion and reduce noise
Cylinder Head: Lightweight aluminum complements the 4
valves per cylinder to allow for higher torque.
new Duramax Diesel 6600 V8 will debut on GM Heavy Duty trucks
in the 2001 model year.
1000 Series transmission is clearly visible and designed to
take full advantage of the power and torque curves the Duramax
was developed jointly between GM and Isuzu Motors Limited.
The engines are to be built at a new factory in Ohio.