This week, GMC invited media to sample the , but the company packed a surprise for us. It's an AT4-badged surprise, at that.
GMC let it be known that a Canyon AT4 pickup is on the way in a rather creative way. Hopping into the Sierra and flicking on the trailer-mounted camera for towing revealed a highly camouflaged pickup residing inside the unit. The inner walls of the trailer claim the AT4 is coming in early 2020, so we don't have too long to wait for an official reveal either.
The camouflage does a great job at hiding the truck's looks so we can't comment on how the upgrades will change the midsize pickup truck. However, we do know how the AT4 badge treated the GMC Sierra 1500 and can make a few judgements based on the full-size pickup.
The Sierra AT4 comes with a 2-inch lift kit, Rancho monotube shock absorbers, all-terrain tires, hill-descent control, a locking rear differential and skid plates. We suspect the Canyon will be subject to similar upgrades, or perhaps go a tad further. After all, the Chevy's goods to create another off-road pickup with more premium trimmings. GMC also added an Off-Road Performance Package option for the Sierra AT4 that outfits the truck with the 6.2-liter V8 as standard, a new air intake and an upgraded exhaust.exists and GMC could easily borrow some of the
Certainly don't expect V8 power for the Canyon AT4, but even more performance goods seem like a no-brainer. The more money GMC can capture before the aftermarket, the better.