Time for the State Fair of Texas and the Texas Auto Show

GearDiary Time for the State Fair of Texas and the Texas Auto Show

Chevrolet 100/Image courtesy Chevrolet

Chevrolet kicked off its 100 Years of Chevy Trucks celebration at the fair as it celebrates this centennial honor. Highlighting this is a Chevy Truck Legends program and new 2018 Silverado and Colorado Centennial Special Edition models along with a celebration on Dec. 16. These special edition trucks will feature design elements inspired by Chevy trucks throughout history, including Centennial Blue paint color and heritage bowtie emblems. The centennial celebration concludes with a party at Texas Motor Speedway Dec. 16.

In other Chevrolet news at the Texas Auto Show, the brand announced its new lineup of Class IV and V medium-duty trucks will be branded as Silverado 4500 and 5500, respectively. They will all be powered by the Duramax diesel engine and will be available in regular and crew cab models in 4×2 and 4×4.


About the Author

David Goodspeed
David was editor of AutoworldToday at Today Newspapers in the Dallas suburbs until its closing in 2009. He was also webmaster and photographer/videographer. He got started doing photography for the newspaper while working as a firefighter/paramedic in one of his towns, and began working for the newspaper group full-time in 1992. David entered automotive journalism in 1998 and became AutoworldToday editor in 2002. On the average, he drives some 100 new vehicles each year. He enjoys the great outdoors and as an avid fly fisherman, as is his spouse Tish. He especially enjoys nature photography and is inspired by the works of Ansel Adams.