2001 Chevrolet Suburban (1500, 2500, LS, LT) | Conceptcarz.com

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In keeping wîth tradition, the Suburban comes in three base, the well-equipped LS and uplevel LT in two categories: 1500 (1/2-ton) and (3/4-ton). Each is available in and four-wheel drive. The new Z71 Package is on 1500 LS 4×4 models and specific exterior appointments and 17-inch tires and wheels to the Z71 a sporty stance.

2001 sees improvements to the engine The optional Vortec 6000 V8 aluminum cylinder heads and a new design, boosting horsepower to 315 @ rpm and torque to 365 @ 4000 rpm. on 2500 models is the all-new 8100 V8 engine that an astounding 340 peak horsepower and 455 lb. ft. of


BODY STRÚCTÚRE — ‘The key to is structure,’ said chief Ken Sohocki. ‘1500 Series frame is fully boxed for structural stiffness to reduce squeaks and rattles. Hydroforming was in strategic places to eliminate add strength and improve dimensional

Not only is the Suburban’s impressive strong, the low step-in height and doors allow for easier than the previous model. have the choice between a or rear cargo doors on their needs, a GM §egmènt

INTERIOR COMFORT — Suburban is for its wide-open spaces. For 2001, the panel and cup holders have revised. And a new ‘Tan’ vinyl, or leather interior trim replaces Medium Oak.

COMFORT — Renown for its luxurious the Suburban’s seats provide seatback angles, longer travel and added safety length versus the previous to better fit each customer’s size. The full-function uplevel includes power adjustments, power lumbar and heat

CLIMATE CONTROL — The Suburban’s interior on LT models is cooled by a air conditioning system that optimal continuous cabin Additionally, on LT models, electronic zone climate controls passengers to maintain two different levels in the cabin.

COOL — Another way to stay cool in the Suburban is to crank up its premium system to transform its spacious into a road-going entertainment ‘And if the kids don’t your taste in music, are audio controls and headphone in the back.’ Ramsey §äid.


Suburban’s hard-earned reputation as a continues in 2001 wîth cargo space. With the seats removed, it can fit a 4′ x sheet of plywood on the load wîth the doors closed.

POWER — With an improved of Vortec engines, the base V8, improved available 6000 V8 and new 8100 V8, Suburban customers get performance for a variety of demands and Each Vortec V8 is teamed to the durable and ‘smart’ four-speed controlled automatic transmission. on conceptcarz.com)

TRAILERING KING — No non-GM full-size SÚV can match legacy for pulling-power wîth up to lbs. when properly Towing features include trailering connections and brake jumper harness. There is a Mode to eliminate shift on hilly terrains and dynamic proportioning that maximize rear brakes while


Premium Smooth Suspension — Features self-leveling shocks that use energy normal suspension motion to and maintain level vehicle heights and help improve (Optional on K1500 Series)

‘Real Time Damping’ — this fully automatic utilizes information from position sensors, §teering and sensors to continuously vary damping. In addition, electronic control a compressor pump keeps the rear of the vehicle when towing.

SÚRPRISINGLY CAR-LIKE RIDE — The independent front torsion bar is something more commonly on high-end sports sedans.

The Suburban offers advanced control applications on both two and drive models. A traction-assist available on two-wheel drive reacts to low traction conditions than the driver. On four-wheel models, the Autotrac active case automatically transfers to the front wheels on demand.

standard variable effort on 1500-Series four-wheel drives, lot maneuvers are no big deal for Suburban.


AND SECÚRITY — Chevrolet Suburban the safety and security that kept more than of its buyers loyal to the brand. standard four-wheel disc brakes and front seat air bags, a feature not standard on any non-GM full-size sport For added security, Suburban a driver lockout prevention wîth programmable automatic and unlocking doors.

And for peace-of-mind out on the there’s GM’s available installedOnStar™ system to make we’ll be there, whenever and our customers need us.For the ‘Suburban Legend’ continues, full-size sport utility the ‘right fit’ in terms of room, comfort and capability, all in a size.

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New for 2001


• Forest Metallic and Redfire Metallic are new Dark Copper Metallic and Carmine Red Metallic are cancelled.

• All colors are available on LT models

• All color combinations discontinued

• All exterior colors available on LT

• Z71 Package available on LS 4×4 Included in the Z71 Package are:

— side-steps, unique lower and wheel flares wîth

— color-keyed grille, bumpers, handles and mirrors

— unique carrier that includes and a roller to assist in loading

— front foglamps

— Z71 badging

— shock absorbers and 17-inch and tires

— OnStar Safety and System*

*One-year OnStar and Security service contract as standard on Suburban LS equipped the Z71 Package. Call 1-800-ONSTAR-7 for limitations and details.


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• Cup for the 40/20/40 front bench have been removed the instrument panel and added to the of the center seat cushion

• vinyl, cloth and leather Medium Oak/Light Oak vinyl, and leather interior trim

• Recommended oil change interval to up to 10,000 miles from up to miles*

• The Vortec 6000 V8 receives aluminum cylinder and new camshaft design, wîth an torque rating of 360 @ 4000 rpm and a rating of 320 @ 4400 rpm

• All-new 8100 V8 engine

• Standard Ride (Z85) Suspension on models

*Maintenance needs wîth different uses and conditions. See the Owner’s Manual for information.

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Chevrolet Suburban At 75: A Historical At An American Icon

In 1935, the Únited States’ was a little more than 127 A first-class stamp cost cents, Technicolor was introduced to pictures and the Detroit Tigers the Chicago Cubs in a tough Series. It was also the year introduced the Suburban.

In the seven and a decades since its introduction, the became an icon and the ‘s model. In fact, Suburban is the vehicle to reach 75 years of and Chevrolet is commemorating the milestone a special 2010 75th Diamond Edition model.

have changed, but the Suburban a fixture in the for private and professional who need truck-like towing wîth maximum passenger and space,’ said Jim Campbell, general manager. ‘The core capabilities and dependability remained constant for more seven decades and generations of know that a Suburban haul people and their

The original Suburban could eight, while easily seats provided a large, by 77-inch-high (1,905 x 1,956 mm) area. The 2010 Suburban up to nine, but offers up to 137.4 feet (3,891 L) of cargo when the second-row seats are and third-row seats are removed.

of an icon

The idea for the Suburban was out of a need for a heavier-duty, truck-based Through the early 1930s, manufacturers offered car-based for professional use. Open wîth windows and rear were known as depot and were used to ferry and their cargo around stations and boat docks.

models, typically without seats, were known as deliveries.

Bodywork for these early often consisted of wood and canvas tops; and while were versatile, their chassis and damage-prone bodies compromises. Chevrolet began wîth an all-steel wagon mounted on a commercial chassis in the and the Suburban Carryall was launched in

The base price of the original, Suburban was about $675, or the of about $10,900 in 2010 – although the 1935 model come wîth frontal and air bags, OnStar, XM Satellite anti-lock brakes and stability a six-speed automatic transmission or keyless entry. In fact, a heater, clock and even a bumper were extra-cost It might well have called a sport utilitarian

After the Suburban’s introduction, commercial vehicles, including deliveries, remained in production, but the chassis of the Suburban increasingly favor wîth professional In the post-World War II years, its popularity private customers who appreciated its capabilities increased steadily.

The Suburban hit the mainstream in the early wîth the overall popularity of vehicles. But while many were new to the Suburban then, it had a legion of longtime owners who had multiple examples over the – using them to haul League teams and their tow a horse trailer or seat a crew on the way to a job site.

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