The upcoming Chevrolet Suburban will introduce a new trim level. According to Chevy, the new model will be called 2021 Chevrolet Suburban RST and it will be based on the original model. The first spy photos of the RST model reveals that the new high-performance SUV doesn’t wear any camouflage.
Unlike the regular version, the RST comes with more aggressive styling and it hosts plenty of improvements. In addition, compared to other trim levels of the Tahoe and Suburban, the RST gets more dark elements. Also, it’s powered by a 6.2-liter V8 that produces 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
What Does the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban RST Look Like?
The forthcoming 2021 Chevrolet Suburban rides on a new platform. Thanks to that, this model will be more reliable and it can be easily modified. As we mentioned, the new RST trim model was recently caught testing and this time, it doesn’t wear any camouflage.
Compared to the original version, the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban RST gets darker front fascia thanks to the color Chevy calls Black Ice. We like how did the manufacturer add a various mix of black and chrome on the new 22-inch wheels V-shaped spokes. Like the latest Tahoe SUV, the RST features the same independent rear suspension. Moreover, thanks to that, RST should provide a smoother ride on the road.
There is no much information available regarding the cabin of 2021 Chevrolet Suburban RST. However, Chevy is a known worldwide brand and we can expect an upscale cabin with plenty of standard features. We have some information that the RST will be comfortable enough for all passengers.
Besides, seats will be sporty with contrasting color for the stitching. We can also expect the RST logo in the middle of the headrest zone, steering wheel, and headrest. All models of the new SUVs will be equipped with the new 10-inch diagonal infotainment screen and 4.2-inch driver info screen. Besides, we assume that the RST trim level will provide more standard safety features than the regular one.
2021 Chevrolet Suburban RST Powertrain Specs
The new 2021 Chevrolet Suburban is the full-size SUV that will deploy two engine variants. The standard model will be powered with a 5.3-liter V8 that can make 355 horsepower (265 kilowatts). This model comes with cylinder deactivation and the stop-start system as standard. It’s hooked to a new 10-speed automatic gearbox. The maximum towing capacity with the model that uses 2-wheel drive (2WD) is 6,300 pounds.
However, going to the Premier Plus Edition or RST Edition Performance Package, buyers will get a more potent powertrain 6.2-liter V8. This model will produce 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to that and also 10-speed automatic transmission and sport-tuned suspension plus, towing is increased to 8,100 pounds.
How Much Will the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban RST Cost??
The price of the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban LT trim level starts at $57,000. So, it means that this pickup truck wearing an RST package will be more or less $65,000. From the latest reports, this model will go on sale this summer.