This was most definitely a year that saw many upgrades and announcements, all of which are getting us excited here at Jim Butler Chevy of St Louis. First on the list for the coming fall season was the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500, aggressively-stanced and announced with a fresh lineup of changes. It rang in the addition of the brand-new Multiflex Tailgate and new turbo 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine, higher payload capacity and improved ease-of-use are both on the table.
The 2020 Chevy Silverado Regular cab featured the naturally aspirated 4.3 Liter LV3 V6, which cranks out 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque, as well as the naturally-aspirated 5.3-liter L82 V8 engine with Active Fuel Management, producing 355 horsepower and 373 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Regular Cab [...]
Specialty Vehicle Engineering’s founder Ed Hamburger began his first performance parts business in 1970 after his resident expertise as a drag racer and induction into the NHRA NED Drag Racing Hall of Fame was a driving source of inspirational knowledge. He then began a unique business featuring a well-focused product line of the high-performance engine, suspension, and transmission components. His next exciting chapter saw the creation of Hamburger’s Oil Pan, which grew to become the dominant performance oil pan supplier in NASCAR Cup Racing and NHRA drag racing, seeing 85% of all cars sporting his specially-designed pans.
In 1987, Ed formed Street Legal Performance, which has since become Specialty Vehicle Engineering. After many great years of honing custom builds to perfection, all of us here at Jim Butler Chevy [...]