Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive have teamed up to answer the demand from General Motors truck enthusiasts for a specialty performance pickup model with the release of “The Reaper”. The Chevrolet Reaper, combines the impressive technology of the 2014 Silverado with rugged, muscular style and serious off-road performance capabilities. Engineered to deliver quality and performance both on and off the road, the Reaper is the innovative high-performing pickup truck Chevy enthusiasts have long anticipated.
Melding Lingenfelter‘s legendary performance-tuning capabilities and suspension know-how with Southern Comfort Automotive’s virtuoso automotive design and graphics wizardry, the unstoppable Reaper features an aggressive, custom-lifted design sure to appeal to the off-road truck aficionado.
“We designed the Reaper to fill a void in the market for Chevy enthusiasts seeking a stand-out, supercharged off-road vehicle with head-turning curb appeal,” said Matt McSweeney, president, Southern Comfort Automotive.
The supercharged Reaper delivers Lingenfelter’s maximum performance while preserving drivability and reliability. Standard features include a three-inch lift with long travel off-road suspension, Fox Racing performance remote reservoir shocks which provide 9.2 inches of travel in the front and 11.2 in the rear. 20-inch Reaper wheels mounted on General Grabber light truck tires and a Lingenfelter Performance exhaust system.
The Reaper comes with a custom hood fitment and grill assembly, high-clearance bumper that adds 8 extra inches of clearance to improve approach angle, and an integrated skid plate system. The aggressive new look is coupled to wide-body fender flares and a wheel-to-wheel rock guard with removable side steps. The Reaper is available in red, white, gray or black, the interior has Reaper embroidered headrests, door panel accents, Reaper gauge package, an auxiliary switch panel for flood light system and future accessory upgrades. The final details on the Reaper also include interior and exterior Lingenfelter/Southern Comfort Automotive Reaper badging.
“Off-road enthusiasts can count on Lingenfelter to deliver the rugged, super-charged, high-end pickup package they crave, and this new Reaper is that and more,” said Mike Copeland, Vice President and General Manager, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering. “With Southern Comfort Automotive’s restyling and graphics expertise, the performance-tuned Reaper is expected to dominate in the custom-designed luxury pickup class.”
Optional upgrades include: a Magnuson TSV1900 Supercharger where the already powerful 6.2L 420hp V8 engine is cranked up to 550hp. The Chevrolet Reaper is available in three versions ranging from the mid-$50s for the base version to the mid-$60s for the fully optioned supercharged Reaper. The Reaper will be available in March 2014 at select Chevrolet Dealers.