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GMC Reveals Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX Off-Road Concept Truck

GMC Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX | Greer, SC
With over 20 premium off-roading features, the GMC Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX concept was designed to be everything an overlanding enthusiast needs. Confident capability comes from features like the truck’s heavy-duty front bumper with winch, front and rear electronic locking differentials, and 33-inch BFGoodrich KM3 Mud-Terrain tires, enabling a 27.7-degree approach angle and 10.0 inches of ground clearance. For longer adventures, drivers could enjoy the convenience of features like a camp kitchen, topper-mounted tent and truck bed storage system.

GMC recently introduced a new concept truck: the Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX. This off-roading beast wowed at the Overland Expo Mountain West 2021 with its premium appointments and impressive capabilities.

The Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX features Multimatic DSSV™ dampers as well as front and rear electronic locking differentials to make for smooth rides. Off-road rocker panel protectors and a factory-lifted, wide off-road chassis with improved underbody coverage can keep the truck safe on rough terrains.

It drives on 33-inch BFGoodrich® KM3 Mud-Terrain tires that ensure plenty of traction. Plus, this concept truck offers 10 inches of ground clearance, 32.1 inches of water fording capability, and a 27.7-degree approach angle — so trail obstacles are no issue.

A roof-mounted tent, a 270-degree awning, a kitchenette and cooler, and jerry cans for gasoline and water make the OVRLANDX more convenient for camping and fishing trips. In addition, design elements like an exclusive leather-wrapped interior, unique grille and headlamp finishes, and distinct AT4 badges give the truck an eye-catching look.

While you can’t buy the Canyon AT4 OVRLANDX at dealerships right now, GMC does offer the off-road-capable AT4 trim for the Canyon, Sierra 1500, Sierra HD, Yukon, Terrain, and Acadia. Check out some of these models at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, South Carolina, and take one out for a test drive.

Here’s What We Know So Far About the Electric Chevy Silverado

2021 Chevrolet Silverado | Greer, SC

GM recently announced that Chevrolet’s popular pickup truck is going electric. With a new electric Chevrolet Silverado coming to the Chevy lineup, GM continues to pave the way for an electric, zero-emissions future with its innovative electric vehicles.

Not only will the new electric Chevy Silverado become Chevrolet’s first full-size battery-powered pickup truck, but it will also be available for a wide range of uses. Whether you opt for the retail and fleet-oriented versions of the electric Silverado, or you simply want to enjoy the thrill of driving electric in your everyday life, the Chevy Silverado EV will blend Chevrolet’s classic pickup design and capabilities with GM’s advanced electric technology.

With over 400 miles of expected zero-emissions driving when fully charged, the electric Chevy Silverado will be powered by GM’s exclusive Ultium batteries. The Ultium platform is developed from GM’s new company, Ultium Cells LLC, which is based in Lordstown, Ohio. The full-size electric truck will be built at GM’s Factory ZERO assembly plant in Michigan, the same location that produces the GMC Hummer EV and upcoming Cruise Origin. A $2.2 billion investment in the facility in 2020 marked GM’s first EV-only assembly plant that continues to change the way electric vehicles are developed and built.

Here at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, South Carolina, we look forward to learning more about the electric Silverado in the coming months — and sharing what we learn with you!

Improve Fall Outdoor Gatherings with These GMC Models

2020 GMC Acadia Greer, SC

The traditional tailgating season looks different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, it’s still fall — there are classic games to stream, and there are well-equipped GMC models to make your outdoor gatherings great.

GMC Sierra 1500

The 2020 Sierra 1500 offers plenty of room in the truck bed to hold your party supplies, coolers, and food. With six different configurations, the MultiPro Tailgate boasts the versatility you need to make your party less arduous from set up to take down. No party is worth anything without the right soundtrack and the available KICKER® exterior audio system is easy to use and will immerse your guests in high-quality sound.

GMC Canyon

The 2020 GMC Canyon has plenty to offer your outdoor party, including a 74-inch bed. It features an available Bose® premium audio system and 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot for seamless connectivity.

GMC Acadia AT4

If you prefer to drive an SUV instead of a truck, but still want to indulge in some outdoor fun, consider the GMC Acadia AT4. It features a maximum cargo space of 79 cubic feet — ample space for everything you need for your outdoor get-together. Plus, when properly equipped, it has no trouble towing 4,000 pounds. So, if you need to fill a trailer with a grill, outdoor chairs, or another cooler, the Acadia AT4 can handle it.

Get behind the wheel of the GMC Sierra 1500, Acadia, or Canyon at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, South Carolina.

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade Gets a Diesel Engine

2021 Cadillac Escalade Greer, SC

The completely redesigned fifth generation of the Cadillac Escalade will make its debut later this year for the 2021 model year. Along with a sophisticated design, a more spacious interior, and stunning advanced technology, the Escalade will offer a new diesel engine for the first time.

The available diesel engine will be a Duramax® 3.0-liter inline-six that is rated at 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque. This engine will give people new options in the luxury SUV segment, especially for those concerned about their fuel economy. Official EPA estimates for the new diesel engine have yet to be released.

Dave Schiavone, Escalade Marketing Manager, said, “If you love Escalade, you love Escalade. But for those people that also love fuel efficiency, they can get it in the diesel. We’re expecting some pretty good improvements in fuel economy on the diesel over the V8 gasoline.”

Along with its expected jump in fuel economy, Schiavone says the diesel engine will give the Escalade good acceleration thanks to its wide availability of torque.

If you still want the traditional V8, it will still be the standard engine on the 2021 Escalade. Like previous years, it will produce 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.

For the latest Cadillac news, contact us at Bradshaw Automotive.

2020 Chevy Corvette Stingray Named MotorTrend Car of the Year

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Greer, SC

The 2020 model year marks a momentous occasion for the Chevy Corvette line — for the first time, the Corvette Stingray is being built as a mid-engine production model, making it the fastest and most potent entry-level Corvette since the sports car launched over 65 years ago.

To add to the celebration, the new Corvette Stingray was recently named the 2020 MotorTrend Car of the Year.

“It’s an honor for the Corvette team to receive this coveted award from MotorTrend against the best the industry has to offer,” commented Tadge Juechter, the Corvette executive chief engineer. “Our design and engineering teams spent several years sweating the details to deliver the first mid-engine Corvette. To have a third party validate our hard work makes it all worthwhile.”

The new impressive Chevy Corvette Stingray can sprint from 0 to 60 in just 2.9 seconds when equipped with the Z51 Performance Package. Its 6.2-liter Small Block V8 LT2 engine unleashes 495 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque.

Ready to drive home in your own 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray from Bradshaw Automotive? You’ll have to wait a little bit longer. Production is slated to begin in February 2020 at the General Motors Bowling Green Assembly Plant in Kentucky.

Buick Regal Offers Great Value, Capability, and Advanced Features

2017 Buick Regal | Bradshaw Automotive | Greer, SC

Everyone wants the latest and greatest vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, and oftentimes you can get it at by choosing a vehicle a year or two older than the current model year. More likely than not, recent model years have nearly identical mechanical parts and advanced features but come at a reduced price, so your money goes further. Both the 2016 and 2017 Buick Regals are shining examples of this. These mid-size luxury sedans are just as stylish, graceful, and powerful as the current model year.

The 2017 Buick Regal boasts performance and sophistication. It comes equipped with a 2.4-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine that offers 182 horsepower as well as 30 mpg on the highway*. It also has a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety by NHTSA, so you can feel confident and comfortable behind the wheel of the Buick Regal.

The 2016 Buick Regal boasts that same standard engine, fuel efficiency, and many other identical mechanical components and premium features as the 2017 model. For the first time, the 2016 Regal features an advanced IntelliLink infotainment system with Apple CarPlay® smartphone compatibility.

Visit us at Bradshaw Automotive to see all the Buick Regal sedans we have on offer. Take one for a test drive to experience its luxury, superior performance, and value.

*EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

First Look at 2019 Chevy Silverado 4500HD/5500HD

First Look at 2019 Chevy Silverado 4500HD/5500HD | Bradshaw Automotive | Greer, SC

Chevy has given us a first look at the 2019 Chevy Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD, and it’s truly something to be excited about. The formidable truck looks beastly and impossibly strong, and its tough silhouette looks intimidating and ready to take on any challenge you place before it. Get ready, Chevy truck lovers, the Silverado Class 4 and Class 5 chassis cab trucks are coming your way.

If the shadowy photograph of the 2019 Chevy Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD has you chomping at the bit, don’t worry. You don’t have much longer to wait until this all-new truck is unveiled in full. A few weeks ago, Chevrolet announced that the Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD would make their debut at The Work Truck Show 2018, which will take place March 6th through 9th in Indianapolis. The U.S. vice president of GM, Ed Peper, made the following announcement: “The Silverado 4500HD/5500HD trucks are the flagship of our full-line commercial truck portfolio and we’ve designed them to be among the best in the industry in maneuverability, serviceability, visibility, quietness and comfort, diesel fuel economy, and more.” You’re not going to find stronger, more formidable ally anywhere than in the Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD, as they will come with tough Duramax diesel engines alongside Allison transmissions.

We at Bradshaw Automotive are excited for what the new Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD are expected to offer. In the meantime, stay tuned for further information on this awe-inspiring truck.

2018 Buick Enclave Updates and New Features

Buick Enclave updates
The Enclave In Leather

The 2018 Buick Enclave has been fully redesigned for the new model year with fresher looks, new technologies, and a new, luxurious trim level that adds exciting features and accents. If you’re looking for a fun, stylish mid-size crossover, the upcoming 2018 Enclave is perfect for you.

Body Style

The Enclave’s new styling features an all-new grille that adds elegance, combined with dramatic, modern LED winged headlamps and a sculpted body. The Enclave also comes with a convenient new hands-free power liftgate, which lets you pop open your cargo area just by waving your foot.

Interior

The Enclave doesn’t just have great looks, though. Inside, it provides a more refined experience than ever, with welcoming ambient lighting, QuietTuning™ technology to make your ride peaceful, and comfort features like leather-appointed seating and a cabin air ionizer.

New Grille & Badge

Then there’s the Avenir trim of the Enclave, which adds a unique new grille and Avenir badging, along with premium cabin materials and wireless phone charging, a steering wheel accented with real wood, and an 8-inch reconfigurable Driver Information Center.

The new Buick Enclave model won’t hit showrooms until this fall, but you can find out more about it any time by giving us a call at Bradshaw Automotive!

Best South Carolina Road Trips: Ideal Destinations

South Carolina Road Trips Image From National Geographic
Mapping Out Our Destination

Looking for the best South Carolina road trips? At Bradshaw Automotive we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite destinations to visit, so you can easily hop in your new SUV or crossover and hit the highway. South Carolina has a range of landscapes to choose from, one reason there are so many great road trip destinations to mention.

Best Beaches

According to Road Trip USA, there are tons of places to stop at in the Palmetto State. One of the most popular vacation destinations is Hilton Head Island, with several sunny beaches, unforgettable lighthouses, and dolphin tours, among other things. You can also get some of the best seafood in the country, including fresh shrimp and oysters on the half shell.

Charleston

Next, check out Charleston. Established as the capital in 1670, this city has one of the longest histories in the country. Though it is no longer the state capital, Charleston still retains a regal feel to it. You can check out mansions, churches, and the open-air City Market. If you visit in the near future, you may catch the Spoleto Festival.

Myrtle Beach

Finally, stop by Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach. As one of the most popular road trip destinations, the beach has more than 13 million visitors per year. You can see world-famous golf courses, roller coasters, malls, and more.

These are just some of the many fun road trip destinations you and the whole family can enjoy. And, with a new Chevy SUV, you can easily fit the whole family, luggage, and more. Come see for yourself at Bradshaw Automotive in Greer, SC today!

Spring Community Events Happening In Greer

family playing games on beach - Spring community events happening in Greer, SC

Living in Greer can make you feel lucky for a number of reasons. It’s a beautiful town populated by folks who know exactly what it a neighborly spirit means. This place also knows how to bring people together in a fun and wholesome way.

Speaking of which, we here at Bradshaw Automotive wanted to make you aware of some exciting Spring community events happening in Greer, SC.

 

Greer Family Fest – May 5-6

Heading into its 33rd year, the Greer Family Fest just keeps getting better and better. Sponsored by Perlham Medical Center, this festival features something for everyone. There’s tons of kiddie rides and games as well as great fair food, not to mention live music on two stages.

Food Truck Rollout – May 26

Located at the Greer City Park, the Food Truck Rollout involves a lot more than food trucks. That’s not to say that they won’t be there, so bring your appetite! There’s also live music and tailgating games (cornhole, anyone?).

Moonlight Movies – June 1-July 27

 Starting on the first of June and going through July 27th, the Moonlight Movies series serves up a family-friendly flick at the Greer City Park Amphitheater every Thursday night. The 2017 lineup has yet to be announced but if last year’s selection are any indication (Minions, The Good Dinosaur), this year is bound to be just as fun!