• 03-FEB-2014

  • SOURCE: General Motors - Global

Super Bowl XLVIII MVP Malcolm Smith Pick-Ups the Keys to His 2015 Chevy Silverado High Country!

Chevrolet Silverado High Country - Super Bowl MVP Award

Monday, February 3, 2014, New York, NY: The winner of the coveted MVP Award for Super Bowl XLVIII, Malcolm Smith, displayed his Pete Rozelle Trophy alongside his new 2015 Chevrolet Silverado High Country!

The third-year pro from USC returned an interception for a 69 yard touchdown, had a fumble recovery and recorded nine tackles.

About the Silverado High Country: Like a finely crafted saddle or pair of custom-fitted boots, the 2014 Silverado High Country embodies rugged luxury – craftsmanship, authenticity and functionality rolled into a truck that's stronger, smarter and more capable than ever.

It is Chevrolet's first premium truck and one of the industry's most capable, backing up an exclusive package of distinctive design elements, comfort and convenience features with segment-topping capability – including the segment's most powerful V-8 and a 9,800-pound trailering rating.

Unique content includes a chrome grille with horizontal chrome bars, body-color front and rear bumpers – including Chevrolet's CornerStep rear bumper – and specific 20-inch chrome wheels with P275/55R20 all-season tires. Additional standard equipment includes halogen projector headlamps, along with chrome body side moldings, door handles and mirrors.

Inside, Silverado High Country features an exclusive saddle brown interior. Heated and cooled perforated premium leather front bucket seats with High Country logos on the headrests are standard, along with Chevrolet MyLink connectivity with an 8-inch touch screen, Bose premium audio and front and rear park assist.

The Silverado High Country gives customers the capability they want with confident power to back it up, delivering a maximum payload of 1,957 pounds – more than Toyota Tundra and RAM 1500 – and a 9,800-pound towing capacity.

The EcoTec3 5.3L is the High Country's standard engine, with SAE-certified at 355 horsepower (250 kW) and 383 lb.-ft. of torque (519 Nm), and class-leading V-8 fuel economy of up to 23 mpg highway (2WD models). The available, all-new EcoTec3 6.2L delivers is the segment's most powerful V-8 engines, with an SAE-certified 420 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft. of torque.

Both engines feature direct fuel injection, Active Fuel Management and continuously variable valve timing, producing refined power and torque truck customers demand – and both seamlessly switch to four-cylinder mode to save fuel during light-load driving.

DETROIT – The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD makes a bullish first impression in its new commercial, which aired during the Super Bowl XLVIII broadcast on FOX on Sunday, Feb. 3.

The 2015 Silverado HD's first TV ad, "Romance," is a charming story about a man, his truck and a new bachelor in town. It follows a handsome cattle rancher as he transports his stud-bull to an exciting, romantic rendezvous across town in the new Silverado HD – Chevrolet's strongest and most advanced heavy-duty pickup ever.

"We like how 'Romance' uses humor to show the power and capability of the truck and the interesting demands our customers place on their heavy-duty trucks," said Tim Mahoney, Chevrolet's global chief marketing officer.

The commercial was filmed in Austin, Texas, and is set to the 1975 hit, "You Sexy Thing," by the British group Hot Chocolate. It was developed by the Silverado's agency of record, Leo Burnett Detroit. The spot shows off the truck's exterior design and towing capabilities, as well as the available Duramax diesel engine and the legendary Allison® transmission.