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2021 GMC Yukon Spied, Shows Fresh Look Ahead of January Debut

When the all-new Chevy Silverado came out last year, we really didn't realize how big this would get. Using the same T1 platform, GM has rolled out a number of very cool trucks and SUVs. And what's left is the Escalade and this, the GMC Yukon.
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We've already talked about the 2021 GMC Yukon recently when a rendering came out. It was so accurate that it made you think the product had been leaked and was close to its reveal, but the General has subsequently set a debut date.

It's going to be shown on January 14, not at the Detroit Auto Show, which has been moved to June, but at an event in Colorado. Just like its sister trucks and SUVs, the Yukon will have lots of variants, like the long-wheelbase Yukon XL. But our spyshots appear to show the likeably high-end Denali model.

Unlike the Tahoe and Suburban, which have sci-fi headlights, the 2021 GMC Yukon has a classic kind of luxury about it. You can even confuse it for the old model, since it's not that radical. But the modern tech is all there, including adaptive LED headlights.

The platform is what makes selling your old model worthwhile because they've got an independent rear suspension. It's quite visible in these spyshots and should make a dramatic change for passenger comfort with the help of the Air Ride Adaptive Suspension. Also, they're going to sprinkle some aluminum over the bodywork to make it lighter.

Don't like those new downsized engines Ford is using? Well, then you'll be pleased to know the Yukon still has a couple of old-fashioned V8. The base 5.3-liter packs 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque while the 6.2-liter will have the power of 420 horses. On the inside, you should see a substantial increase in legroom and cargo space.

 
 
 
 
 

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