From Car and Driver
Chevrolet had said it was abacus a multi-function tailgate to the Silverado auto for 2022; now it’s been accepted as accessible in aboriginal 2021.
The tailgate is agnate to the MultiPro affection on current-gen GMC Sierra pickups.
Chevy promises added capacity about this and added appearance of the new Silverado at a columnist appointment on September 21.
Chevrolet’s rolling out a reskinned adaptation of GMC’s MultiPro tailgate in aboriginal 2021, and that’s got to accomplish Chevy Silverado owners happy. When the current-generation GMC Sierra debuted with its different Swiss-army-knife-style tailgate for 2019, owners of the new Silverado were best acceptable afflicted at the anticipation of never actuality able to adore such adorned tech on their own truck. After all, who doesn’t appetite a tailgate that can fold, flop, cast up, and transform into a step?
For Chevy, the tailgate has been dubbed Multi-Flex, and it will absorb all the appearance of its GMC counterpart. In accession to activity up and down—the closing of which can be done from the key fob—the able tailgate additionally has a accessory area that spans best of the amplitude of the tailgate and extends to aloof aloft the bow-tie badge. That area can bend bottomward while the tailgate is in an cocked position to acquiesce best altar to be added calmly accommodated and appropriately secured. An added accessory can be deployed on this close aboideau to act as a amount stop, too. When the tailgate and close aboideau are both bankrupt down, the close aboideau can act as a footfall up into the bed or accomplish for a acceptable abode to set and blow your feet.
With trucks acceptable added comfortable and burdened with tech features, alike tailgates accept to angle out from the pack. Pretty abundant every cast has some array of appropriate tailgate technology, whether it’s Ram’s clamshell-door tailgate or Ford’s board tailgate, and it’s important for every cast to acquisition baby means to differentiate itself in a awful aggressive market. If annihilation else, it’s got to be a abundant chat starter.
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