The LA Auto Show is witnessing the luxury Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, but also the benefits of exotic proposals which bear the name Vision Gran Turismo, a surname that have worn on this occasion brands like Subaru and Chevrolet. However, in the important California event there is also room for mud, for off-road, but perhaps less glamorous activities that have a high appeal to any lover of the automotive world.
Chevrolet has not only presented the Chaparral Chevrolet 2X Vision Gran Turismo as a tribute to a fruitful relationship with Chaparral Racing has also shown more handsome polo. We went from smooth asphalt circuits, irregularities we found in off-road tracks. The American manufacturer shows us his pick-up truck extreme, presents the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept. This model makes it shames the Colorado Z71.
Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept, the pickup more extreme presented in Los Angeles
A turbodiesel engine mechanics has been chosen for this beast sure the roughest terrain. This block is a 2.8-liter Duramax that delivers a power of 181hp at 3,400 rpm and 500 Nm of torque available from 2,000 rpm. With respect to a Colorado Z71, this is 10 inches wide and has a 5cm greater headroom. The redesigned bumpers improve and departure angles of attack being 30.7º and 22.7º now respectively.
The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 also receives occasional bauble to be one of a kind where the asphalt ends. We find retractable hooks, winch and various protections to the underside of the vehicle. To ensure proper traction we find locking differentials on both axles and threaded body shocks King.