American Chevrolet Colorado Terned Out To Be Steeper Than Asian
Overseas lineup of Chevrolet pickups have been added to the new generation mid-size truck Colorado. It is based on the same truck, manufactured in Thailand, but the version for the US on the head surpasses its Asian counterpart both the equipment and the execution of the cabin.
Appearance the American version of Colorado was more expressive, seasoned in total style with pickups "older" family Silverado. From the new Silverado taken this decision as a step in the corners of the rear bumper. The carrying capacity of a pickup truck is about 1 ton, metal body protects the polymer coating, and the load can be fixed sliding partition or a removable hinges for cargo slings. The rear Board has a torsion bar, which facilitates the pivoting and lifting massive sash.
In America Colorado will first be offered with single and 4-door cabs. Length of loading platform with a short cab - 1.8 m (2.4 m with an unfolded on Board) and, for larger cabins offered two body lengths of 1.5 and 1.8 m Each of the above combinations of the cab and body will and his ways wheelbase: 3247, 3258 and 3568 mm, respectively.
Beauty American Colorado is very different from discreet Asian version. More massive seats, a new steering wheel and rounded dashboard, finishing materials - everything looks more solid and "expensive". Installed on the doors triple seals for noise reduction. Yes and equipment richer. The more descriptive scale devices - 3-inch screen, trip computer, and on the center console is not available for Asian models 8-inch touch screen MyLink multimedia system with navigation and speech recognition and gesture. For the most affordable picking WT this screen is the option for versions of LT and Z71 - basic equipment. In addition, "in the" all kits include 6 airbags, rear view camera, stability control with anti-coup, and in the top-end version Z71 (it has some elements of exterior and interior) security complex is complemented by facilitating the movement on the way down and start on the rise.
At first Colorado will be equipped with two petrol engines with direct fuel injection. The base 2.5-liter unit develops 193 "power" and 253 Nm. Flagship 3.6-liter V6 develops 302 HP and 366 Nm of torque. Both motors will be combined only with a 6-speed "automatic". Maximum towing capacity is stated on level 3 tons. Drives will be two types: rear or full, with force front axle plug, low transmission in the handings and hard locking rear differential (standard version Z71), which turns on and off automatically.
And in 2015 Colorado first in the American segment of medium size will have a 2.8-liter Duramax turbodiesel, which is the Asian version of pick-up and established on its basis SUV Trailblazer. In addition, "Colorado" is the world's first mid-size pickup, the received electric power steering, collision avoidance system, "controller" row movement, aluminum hood and active shutters in the grille, which is closed at low loads to improve aerodynamics. For extra charge also available is a new Duralife brake discs with up to twice the service life.
U.S. sales of Chevrolet Colorado will start in autumn 2014, and the production of a pickup truck will unfold at the factory in Wentzville, Missouri.