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The sale of SUVs has slightly abated recently due to rising prices of fuel but GMC seems not daunted by this phenomenon. Just last October 5, 2005, GMC unveiled the 2007 Yukon and the flagship Yukon Denali full-size SUV at the California International Auto Show in Anaheim. In GMC's words, these new Yukon editions are the most powerful, agile, fuel efficient and refined among GMC's sport utilities. Inside and out the new GMC Yukon and Yukon Denali models offer the best that you can ask for from a full-size truck.
Both models feature sleek and brawny body. The wraparound front and rear fascias give the two distinct look, obviously different from the previous models. Yukon and Yukon Denali exude a more contemporary look and stands more confidently this time. Its finely styled GMC mirrors, crystal clear GMC lights, doors extending over the rockers, integrated running boards, and perfectly aligned GMC wheels are some of the most exciting exterior features to look forward to in these new SUVs.
The GMC headlights are noticeably larger and taller. They use halogen bulbs that emit stronger and brighter beam. Aside from enhancing the vehicle's styling, these lights also significantly improve these SUVs' safety. The new GMC taillights give the rear end a different look as well. They have superbly designed crystal clear lenses that further enhance illumination.
What you see is what you get. The 2007 Yukon and Yukon Denali's interior are just as excellently designed as the exterior. Buyers can choose between cloth and leather-trimmed versions with rear or four-wheel drive. These new models are roomier than earlier models. Cargo space has also improved. Expect thinner sculpted seat designs with very detailed trims. The seatback recline angle of the second row seats is increased so you can comfortably move them as you please.
Upscale styling and superior craftsmanship is revealed by every interior detail of these SUVs. All interior GMC parts are designed with precision, giving the interior a luxurious feel. Softer and low-gloss materials are used for the instrument panel and other trim pieces. The uniquely designed center console has wood trim that cover cupholder pockets. Your ride will surely be comfortable with the standards automatic Tri-Zone climate control. A superb audio, entertainment and info system are also provided to add comfort to the occupants.
Powering the Yukon is a Gen IV 5.3L small-block V8 engine that delivers 320 horsepower and 340 lb-ft of torque. Standard on the 4WD models is a Flex-Fuel E85 version that runs on E85 ethanol fuel or a mixture of E85 and gasoline. Two-wheel drive models also have this in its option list. The 5.3 engine features a Displacement On Demand technology that allows up to 25% gain in fuel economy.
The Yukon Denali on the other hand is powered by a 6.2L engine that features super light parts that add to its efficiency. It generates a whopping 380 horsepower and a generous 415lb-ft of torque.
With the Yukon and the Yukon Denali's heavy duty powertrain, you can expect more exciting ride even off-road. Suspension components are likewise perfectly engineered to give you superb handling and very responsive driving experience.
While you wait for these extraordinary vehicles to go on sale by the first quarter of 2006, you can upgrade your old GMC SUV's performance and style. By doing so you get a more satisfying ride with your old driving buddy while you increase its resale value. You can find OEM-quality GMC parts at Auto Parts Fast. Featured in this auto parts store are thousands of GMC lights, GMC alternators, GMC wheels, GMC mirrors and so much more.
As a former news correspondent for an auto-related website, Stacey has gathered extensive knowledge and experience in the automotive industry. This 34 year old mother of two from Memphis is a genuine car lover.
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