Unbeknownst to many of you, we have been running and testing a defense-market version of the all-new, ’17 6.6L Duramax L5P engine on the dyno since late 2015.
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD / 3500HD Strength and finesse converge in the Mr. Olympia of HD pickups.
6.6L Duramax L5P horsepower/torque ratings and complete specifications. The Duramax L5P was introduced for the 2017 model year Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Seirra HD, replacing the 6.6L Duramax LML. At 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque, the L5P is most the powerful Duramax diesel to date.
For 2017, our engineers set out to further redefine what the Duramax could deliver in terms of performance, strength, and refinement, and left no stone unturned. The latest Duramax 6.6-liter turbo-diesel V-8 is an incredibly strong design, delivering 445 hp and 910 lb-ft of torque – all while offering more refinement than ever before.
We take a detailed look at specs and technical features of the new Duramax diesel V8 powering the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HD pickup trucks. Full review.
GMC has announced details on the new Duramax 6.6-liter V8 turbo-diesel to be offered on the 2017 Sierra HD. The new engine represents a complete redesign and will deliver more horsepower and torque than prior generations.
The last Duramax engine is scheduled to be produced for the 2016 model year. The 2017 GM trucks will feature the next version. From what we have been able to piece together, the new engine will retain the Duramax name.
2017+ L5P Duramax Powertrain Discussion of components that are directly involved in the power production and all that is needed to get and keep the truck moving . Engine , Transmission, Etc.
2017-2019 6.6L GM Duramax L5P Chips | Programmers | Tuners We've said it before and we'll say it again, "The best bang-for-the buck for increasing fuel economy in your 6.6L L5P Duramax is a diesel tuner or programmer."
With available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8. Requires Silverado 3500HD Crew Cab 2WD DRW with fifth-wheel hitch and available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual.