2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison LaGrange
The Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison was partnered with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) to bring aftermarket off-road capabilities to a factory package. Chevrolet designed this truck to be a beast off the road, while maintaining heavy-duty performance without lacking comfort or luxuries.
2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison Price
The first ever 2024 Chevrolet Silverado HD ZR2 Bison began production in August 2023 at the Flint Production plant in Michigan. The price has not yet been released, but the similar 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 has an MSRP of $71,495. With the Bison having more off-road capabilities than the HD ZR2, the Bison could be a little more in price.
2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison Specifications
The new 2024 Chevrolet Silverado HD ZR2 Bison will come with an Allison 10-speed automatic transmission, and two engine options- Gas 6.6L V8 and Duramax 6.6L V8 TurboDiesel. The gas engine will have 401 horsepower and 464 lb/ft torque. The turbodiesel will have 470 horsepower and 975 lb/ft torque.
This truck comes exclusively as a 2500 crew cab standard bed with a 36 gallon fuel tank for gas and diesel.
2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison Interior
Adopting the upgraded interior the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD has, the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 has work functionality mixed with next-level technology. This one-of-kind truck is a blend of off-road prowess and quality, premium materials. Here is what sets it apart from others:
- Premium, wipeable leather
- Larger infotainment and driver information center
- Google and Alexa capabilities
- Bose sound system with in cab noise cancellation
- Extra specs in a Head-Up Display
- Redesigned wireless phone charger and console
- Powered sunroof
- Powered middle back window
- Rear heated seats
Featured in the interior is Jet Black and Graystone leather with perforated accents, which matches the dark trim quite nicely. This leather isn’t just any type of leather. In fact, it was picked and created to be easily wiped off for when dirt tracks in from weekend fun, or a day on the job. The headrests have the AEV Bison stitching showing off that it’s in the Bison family.
The rear seats are set up with rear heat, as well as extra storage. The back of the back seats open up to a compartment for more storage space. Below the back seats, which lift for easy access, are more storage compartments.
The Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison offers a top of the line infotainment center with a generously large 13.4 inch diagonal touch screen. The infotainment center is conveniently Google and Alexa equipped. It is also equipped with a trailering app to assist you with all your trailering needs. Straight ahead of the driver is a smaller, yet still generous, 12.3 inch driver information cluster that can be set up however the driver prefers.
For those times when you really can’t take your eyes off the road, the Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison features a Head-Up Display so you can see what you need straight ahead on the windshield. This not only offers speed, but built in is an inclinometer for when you’re putting the off-road capabilities to use, and HD Surround Vision.
Instead of a center console, there is a flow-under console, creating the spaciousness of a bench seat, without losing the storage of a center console. The redesigned wireless phone charger is now below the armrest, tucked in and at an angle.
2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison Exterior
The exterior of the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison will have the same stylish front grille as all of the other trucks in the ZR2 family. The Chevrolet emblem will have the hallowed out “flow tie” emblem allowing more airflow to the engine.
- Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
- Auburn Metallic
- Dark Ash Metallic
- Red Hot
- Summit White
- Slate Gray Metallic
- Radiant Red Tricoat
- Sterling Gray Metallic
- Lakeshore Blue Metallic
Adding to the rough and tough look, the front and rear bumpers are reinforced stamped steel. Both bumpers have integrated recovery points and reinforced tow hooks. Not only that, the front bumper has winch provisions. For the diesel, the engine block heater plug is integrated into the front bumper for easy access.
The rear features a mighty power tailgate, a Multi-Flex tailgate that can hold up to 375 lbs, BedSteps, and a 120-volt power outlet. The wheels are an exclusive 18 inch AEV gloss black. The body has multiple AEV and Bison badging making it unique from other Silverados.
2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison Off-Road Features
Collaborating with AEV has set a new standard for off-road factory packages. Even the most avid off-roaders can appreciate the new features. The collaboration has brought, as mentioned before, reinforced stamped-steel bumpers with recovery points on the front and rear, as well as winch provisions on the front. It also brings stamped-steel underbody skid plates for the front, steering rack, exhaust and transfer case.
There are even more off-road features that are race-proven and put the Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison at the top of the game for a high performing heavy-duty off-road truck. Here’s what you can expect:
- 35 inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory MT tires (305/70R18)
- Multimatic DSSV damper
- 1.5 inch factory lift
- 11.8 total ground clearance
- Rear E-locker
- Specific front upper and lower control arms
- Specific steering knuckles
- Off-Road Mode
The new Off-Road Mode which will automatically make adjustments to various calibrations, such as:
- Anti-lock brakes
- Traction control
- Stability control
- Throttle progression
- Transmission shifts
- Removes locking rear axle speed limitations
2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison Towing Capabilities
The towing capabilities on this new Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison is superior to others on the market. For the gas engine, there is a max payload of 3,013lbs, with conventional towing at 16,000lbs, and 16,900lbs for a fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer.
For the Duramax diesel, the max payload is 2,811lbs, with conventional towing at an impressive 18,500lbs, and 15,570lbs for a fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer.
How Much is the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison?
The price for the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison has not been released yet. However, the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 has an MSRP of $71,495. They are very similar, but the HD ZR2 Bison has a little more off-road capabilities, so it could be a little more expensive.
How is the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison Different from the HD ZR2?
The 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison and HD ZR2 are very similar, however, the HD ZR2 Bison partnered with AEV (American Expedition Vehicles) to bring aftermarket features to factory stock. The AEV partnership provides more off-road capabilities and it presents a different appearance than the HD ZR2, making it distinguishable.
What is the Towing Capacity of the 2024 Chevy Silverado HD ZR2 Bison?
The towing capacity depends on the engine type. For the gas 6.6L V8, there is a max payload of 3,013lbs, with conventional towing at 16,000lbs, and 16,900lbs for a fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer. For the Duramax 6.6L V8 TurboDiesel, the max payload is 2,811lbs, with conventional towing at an impressive 18,500lbs, and 15,570lbs for a fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer.