2023 Chevrolet Tahoe RST Performance Edition Turns Up the Heat

2023 Chevrolet Tahoe RST Performance Edition Turns Up the Heat The 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe RST Performance Edition debuted today at the 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The RST Performance Edition’s 6.2L V-8 features “Performance Induction and Exhaust Systems,” delivering more horsepower and torque than standard RST engines, while also incorporating a number of features from the Tahoe Police PPV that are meant to give it control and braking . edge. Additionally, the SUV wears a black RST badge on its exterior and has unique performance pedals on the inside, while the most likely giveaway has to be its lower ride height.

2023 Chevrolet Tahoe RST Performance Edition Turns Up the Heat

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Horsepower from the 6.2-liter V8 increases by 13 to 433 horsepower, while torque increases by 7 pounds to 467. Chevrolet says the Performance RST version can go from 0-60 mph in 5.78 seconds, which is faster than 5.95 in basic rst. again. The top speed of the RST Performance Edition is 124 mph, 12 mph higher than the standard RST, and Chevy says the quarter-mile time is 14.2 seconds with a top speed of 97 mph, twenty-seconds faster than the base model (the same top speed). ).

The maximum towing capacity is unchanged from the base RST, and a healthy 7600 pounds remains. The only transmission option remains the 10-speed automatic, and the RST Performance Edition has all-wheel drive as standard.

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Borrowing from a police Tahoe PPV, the RST Performance Edition has police-specification suspension springs and chassis tuning, along with retuned dampers and a larger stabilizer bar. The RST Performance Edition also drops 0.4 inches in the front and 0.8 inches in the rear, giving it the same ride height as the Police model.

Stopping power is provided by Brembo front and rear brakes with rotors 25% larger than the base model, adjusted by the brake pedal with a “performance calibration” feel. According to Chevrolet, the RST Performance Edition can stop from 60 mph in 133 feet, 6.4 feet shorter than the standard RST stopping distance of 139.4 feet.

“We have carefully tuned this car to handle speed with confidence and control that is immediately apparent behind the wheel,” chief engineer Dominic Lister said in a statement. “Seed-rated driving dynamics inspires excitement and confidence on the road, and we are proud to achieve this level of ride and control in a large SUV with performance calibration and tuning.”

Pricing and release date

The RST Performance Edition package will cost $8525 plus a 6.2-liter Tahoe RST-equipped, starting at $70,415 (including destination). Chevy says production will begin in the last quarter of this year.

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