We’ve all heard how boss the new Colorado ZR2 will behave, now Chevy wants to show off a bit.
Intended to highlight the Colorado’s trick new suspension bits and heightened capabilities, the new video series drops us into a desert torture test at GM’s Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona.
The truck’s new Multimatic DSSV dampers, cast iron control arms and 2-inch suspension lift are on display as it hits the high-speed whoops and hammers the desert terrain.
Next, engineers take the ZR2 to Silver Lake, Michigan for a where the sand dunes host a session of deep sand evaluation as the team works to optimize traction management for the Colorado’s chunky new kevlar reinforced off-road tires.
The ZR2 will be GM’s first truly capable off-road vehicle since HUMMER died in 2010, the crazy Colorado is supposed to be such a weapon that even the Kings of the Baja at Hall Racing will take delivery of one shortly.
A version of this story originally appeared on GM Inside News
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