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2019 GMC Sierra Caught On Film Wearing Next To Nothing

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Zane Merva

Executive Editor / Publisher, GM-Trucks.com



Only a few short days after capturing our first look at the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado without cladding for the first time, our unflagging spy photographer has done it again. This time however, the Silverado's next gen twin, a 2019 GMC Sierra got the once over. Just like the Silverado, the T1XX Sierra has shed all of it's body-disguising cladding for a more visually revealing "camo-only" set of clothes. 


Check out our T1XX / 2019 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra Discussion Forum


Our photographer reports:



We got our best look by far at the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500, thanks to this new prototype caught testing in a revealing, body-hugging graphic wrap.

The 2019 Silverado dropped to this level of camo a couple weeks back, and now the next Sierra pickup has joined in, running on public streets with very little camouflage.  With the heavy vinyl covering gone, and only thin mesh covering the headlights, very little is now left to the imagination on the next-gen Sierra.  It looks as though greater styling differences may exist between the GMC and Chevrolet light-duty truck variants this time around.


New Front Fascia Design Language
While there are are carry-over design elements on the new Sierra’s face, the bottom of the grille gets a new shape with two lower “teeth” at the outer bottom corners, and a raised section spanning the bottom edge.  The headlights look to be complex units, with exposed body work between the middle portion of the headlights and the grille—similar to what we see on the latest GMC Terrain.  The headlights’ LED signature makes a C-shaped (and reverse-C-shaped) arc defining the outer edges of the headlight cluster.  Vertical fog lights are prominently beneath the headlights, housed in pentagonal-shaped insets at the outer edges.  The bumper gets a two-tiered effect, as it accommodates the fog-light housings. 


More Chiseled Surface Development In New Design
While the new wheel arches look softer, and less defined than on the current Sierra, the 2019 truck gets a sharply chiseled character line that creates a beveled edge along the truck bed and window sills, and then slopes downward as it approaches the door-mounted wing-mirrors. 


Tailgate Hunch Suggests Large GMC Badging
The tailgate design looks clean and tidy, but the prototype has a camo-wrapped protrusion suggesting that the GMC Sierra will be graced with a prominent rear badge in the tailgate.  Perhaps the massive RAM on some Ram trucks will get a counter on this GMC pickup.  The tailgate shape suggests a raised portion on the top-center, suggesting a unique shape to the rear gate.  
























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Still hiding to much. Is it going to be unveiled in Detroit?

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19 minutes ago, RyanbabZ71 said:

Still hiding to much. Is it going to be unveiled in Detroit?

That would be my guess but GM has not announced anything yet. 

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The wheel wells look weird.  The rest looks ok what I can see.

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Not impressed. Glad I bought the one I have.

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Bed height looks to have increased. The rear window looks tiny, but it may be because the bed looks so huge. The swept up rear windows makes it look like a large Colorado / Canyon.  I like the door mounted mirrors, more truck-like. They still have that stupid bug catcher gap at the top of the grille. 


The only real question I have is, does it have freakin' rear a/c vents!

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They are camouflaged wheel wells.  They put a filler in the well to round it.  That means they still haven’t let go of the square wells.  wheels and tires are round.  When will they drop the square wells?

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The cab looks comically small compared to the bed.


I guess that's better than Ford's comically large cab size compared to the bed...

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6 minutes ago, Spurshot said:

They are camouflaged wheel wells.  They put a filler in the well to round it.

That's what I was thinking, too.

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Yup, those GM boys toying with everybody's heads on the wheel wells and Oval badging!  LOL This truck looks to be very impressive IMO!  The front end is classic in your FACE GMC and very tied together for MPG's.....the Rear ends look different too and the undercarriage seems higher at lowest point on Rear Diff?  The running boards even look sweet!  Nice little tie in behind the passenger door to step up looks great!  GM is gonna knock this truck out of the park!


I want the GMC 6.2L please!  2023

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The silverado spy shots have rounder wheel wells  The GMC is rond in the front half and squared in the back? WTF  There is no filler on these spy shots.  The older spy shots did have fillers on the camo but htese newer spy shots looks like the trucks are just vinyl wrapped with the fillers removed.  GMC top Chevy bottom

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This looks waaayyy better than the Silverado now....ugh

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Looks like a tundra & a Colorado had a bastard child !!


Gm, you have lost me as a new truck buyer. 


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Looks to me like a 2500+ sized truck.  Just  too big for us mortals who can't climb up as well anymore.  That said, I like it better than the Silverado.  Less Fordie.

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Really, this is the best they can do with styling? Just another BOX? Can we please get back to some Rolled fenders? This thing looks more and more like a F O R D. The other thing they need to address is fuel mileage vs tow capacity. Forget the bells and whistles. I am really, really sick of the blisters for wheel wells. What happened to the smooth side body?


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