Chevy Colorado Off-Road Variant Under Consideration

Chevy Colorado Off-Road Variant Under Consideration

An all-terrain Chevrolet Colorado is under consideration according to GM’s top truck engineer.

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado made its official debut this past week at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, and prior to its unveiling, Chevy dealers were already clamoring for an off-road variant of the pickup. According to Jeff Luke, GM’s top truck engineer, the American automaker is considering it and GM North America President Mark Reuss further reinforced the idea by stating that it was “absolutely” on the table.

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Though the 2015 Colorado features some off-road design elements with its Z71 model, it’s not quite a full all-terrain model according to GM. From the mid-1990s until around 2003, the American automaker had all-terrain variants for its Chevy S-10 and GMC Sonoma pickup trucks that featured higher ground clearance, stronger shocks, bigger axles and other upgrades meant for off roading.

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[Source: Automotive News]

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