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GMC Syclone Returns, Sort Of

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GMC Syclone Returns, Sort Of

The GMC Syclone, the truck that famously smoked a Ferrari in a series of performance tests, has made a triumphant return to the market. Well, sort of. Thanks to Specialty Vehicle Engineering, this truck legend has returned, but this time it’s proving GMC has become pretty boring.

To make the 2019 Syclone, SVE drops a supercharged 3.6-liter V-6 engine in the 2019 GMC Canyon 2WD or the 4WD extended cab. That engine kicks out a mighty 455 horsepower. A stainless steel exhaust adds the proper sound to compliment the setup. To keep all that extra power in check, the truck uses a High Performance Brake Upgrade with 6-piston forged front calipers, which of course needs to be red, plus two-piece 13.6-inch slotted front rotors.

2019 SVE Syclone (Credit: SVE)

You can already see the truck is lowered by 2 inches in the front and 5 inches in the rear, thanks to a Sport Suspension Package. Included in that package are heavy-duty traction bars, rear sway bar, and spring bushings, plus performance shocks. That tightens everything up for better handling, because you’re not going to be hauling bales of straw with this truck.

Everything rolls on 20×9-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, plus Y-rated tires. And yes, the classic Syclone badges are included on the otherwise all-black truck.

There will only be 100 2019 Syclone trucks made, so these things will go fast in more ways than one.

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