After the Tacoma and Frontier, the car that is expected to bring small-sized pickup truck segment back from the grave and running with all its might in the harshest of terrains is the 2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2. This high-performance, off-roader successor of the old S10 ZR2 will be crafted with the most robust and finest quality materials to withstand rough terrains, all the while not sacrificing on handling neither on comfort. It is rumoured that this vehicle will be based on an entirely new platform and boast of features that are unique and not just refreshed over its previous model.
2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2: Engine Specs
The main aspect of this vehicle is its engine, which is actually a unit that is quite different from the rest. It will be offered with petrol engine being the standard while a new 2.8 litre inline 4 Duramax unit is expected to make an entry as well. This engine will be capable of powering the 2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2 through challenging situations, carrying the maximum capacity of load possible. It is expected to deliver around 180 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque while having a fuel consumption rate of more than 25 mpg on an average. As far as under the hood department goes, we cannot complain.
The vehicle’s towing capacity is said to be up to a whopping 7800 pounds, making it the best in class. It will gain speed from 0 to 60 mph in about 10 seconds with maximum speed of 125 mph.
2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2: Exterior and Interior
The 2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2 has got both taller and wider than its previous version and is now ideal for an off-road concept vehicle. Its design has gone through a major revamp and now boasts of a gorgeous looking front end, Xenon and LED equipped headlights and a honeycomb mesh style of design for its grille. It also has more ground clearance and bigger wheels with 18 inch alloy variants and all new King Shock absorbers. Overall, this vehicle has attained an aggressive and powerful appearance that looks ready from the word ‘GO’.
Interior will be, as you expect, not entirely new but modified from its previous model. The cabin space is expected to increase, and so does its luggage carrier. Its seats will now offer increased lateral support so that neither the driver nor the passenger has to compromise on comfort regardless of the type of terrain this truck is trekking through.
Just like other normal cars of the upcoming generation, the 2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2 will come fully equipped with a standard infotainment system with satellite navigation, automatic climate control, FM radio along with a great audio system. From now on, the driver will gain access to such features that will make the car not only useful, but also entertaining.
2016 Chevy Colorado: Release Date and Price
The 2016 Chevy Colorado ZR2 would most likely release around the middle of 2016 with a base price starting from near about $ 30 000. For a vehicle with such capabilities, the price tag is cheaper than what we normally would expect.