The Chevrolet Colorado is a vehicle with a long history and already has a lot of fans around the world, without having all his rivals in capturing the market.
One can say that it is an engine with a similar aesthetic to the Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2011, although with a much more basic and not so hard as the Ranger.
However, noisy around the world and now we have exclusive details and pictures of the new 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is available in several markets around the world.
In the definition, we can say that the Chevrolet Colorado is a midsize pickup truck, which began to be mass produced since 2004.
This vehicle is manufactured in Thailand and the U.S. and love of many people. The U.S. mid-size pickup collection has a design aesthetic, with some additions to make it more current, yet the image remains intact in most of his body. It also has a fully equipped and many much-needed security features too.
The most basic equipment of the Colorado 2011 brings things like standard air conditioning, elevators, electric windows, door locks, cruise control, monitoring of tire pressure and a sound system with CD and MP3 including, most things, of course. In addition, security has many things as well as standard dual front airbags and ABS brakes on all four wheels, among other things. There are also two versions of the Chevrolet Colorado 2011: 4 × 2, which includes measures 225/75 R16 tires and 4 × 4 that has 265/70R17 tires measures.
The engines are very good. It has a 2.9-liter four-cylinder with 185 horsepower and then there is another more powerful 3.7-liter five-cylinder with 242 horsepower on. Both are associated with a four-speed automatic transmission. That’s just say the price is for Latin America range from 26,100 to a maximum of $ 33,800, although some countries may cost more money.
A good truck with a lot of equipment and a very reasonable price attract many fans of these vehicles, no doubt. Although its official release date and details of the model has not yet been revealed, Chevrolet has confirmed that is brand new global mid-size pickup truck will come to the U.S. body-on frame architecture developed by GM do Brasil and designed to meet the world’s toughest security standards, the new generation of Chevrolet Colorado will be released initially in Thailand – the largest market for pickup – at the end of this month .
At launch, the Colorado will be available with rear wheel drive and four-wheel drive configurations, as well as regular, extended cab and crew cab variants, all powered by a 2.5 liter turbodiesel engine or Duramax 2.8 liters.The end result of a period of five years and an investment of $ 2 billion engineering, the fundamental platform of Colorado will remain common, regardless of where it is sold. However, Brad Merkel, executive global vehicle line, indicated that, as it did for the Thai market, Chevrolet is planning to adapt as much of their resources and packaging to better meet the needs of buyers in each country.
“Our goal from the beginning of the program was” all travel, go anywhere “- and that is exactly what the new delivery Colorado,” said Merkel. “We designed it to meet the needs and desires of business and personal shoppers alike. It can be a workhorse, a carrier of the family, a lifestyle vehicle, or truck buyer’s premium plays higher range. “
“The new Chevrolet Colorado is generating great enthusiasm at the beginning of its launch in Thailand,” said Chris Perry, vice president of global marketing and strategy for Chevrolet. “We believe the design efficiency, and fuel capacity of the new Colorado will make it attractive to U.S. customers.” Even though Chevy truck has confirmed that the current generation will be built Colorado through model year 2012 in the GM assembly plant in Shreveport, Louisiana, it seems that this all-new successor is likely to come out of a production line at a GM plant in Wentzville, Missouri, probably as a model 2013. It is not known so far about the future destiny of the double-under-the skin-the Colorado, GMC Canyon.