At least if this GM designer's creation comes into being.
Truck grilles seemingly grow more massive and more intimidating with each passing generation, with the General Motors duo of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra acting as particular standouts. It's hard to imagine a truck with a larger grille than what is on sale today, but that's precisely what one GM designer decided to create. Posted on the official General Motors Design Instagram page, this rendering of a next-generation GMC Sierra HD Denali could frighten small children (and possibly even adults) with its massive front end.
Unlike most of the futuristic renderings we show here, this one has some potential to reach production because it comes from within the GM umbrella.
The design was penned by a Cadillac Exterior Designer who may have gone a bit overboard with the truck's grille and headlight layout.
We don't know much about the sketch aside from our initial impressions, as the caption on Instagram only says, "Road meet Truck. Incredible." Incredible is undoubtedly an accurate word for it. The truck appears to be a Sierra 3500 or possibly even a 4500 based on its massive stature and dual rear wheels. It's hard to look past the grille though, which looks large enough to fit a smaller truck inside it with a secondary grille situated below it.
Looking at the positives, the three-bar headlight design looks pretty interesting, though we wish it didn't also have those slim lights above them.
GMC has been spotted testing the facelifted Sierra in 1500 guise, though we aren't sure when the HD models will arrive. We doubt GMC would ever step up to the aggression shown in this rendering, but judging by the consumer reception of the current Silverado HD, it would be in GM's best interest to tone down the styling. Let's just hope GM gets the crazy designs out of its system before the next-generation trucks are revealed.