Colorado ZR2 AEV Concept Is A Rough And Tumble Off-Roader

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is one of the most rugged compact pickups on the market but that hasn’t stopped the company from unveiling the extreme Colorado ZR2 AEV concept at SEMA.

Created in collaboration with American Expedition Vehicles, the concept has been equipped with new bumpers, underbody skid plates, and extended fender flares. The truck also boasts an expedition bed rack, a snorkel, and beadlock wheels that are wrapped in 35-inch BF Goodrich KM2 Mud-Terrain tires.

Speaking of off-road goodies, the concept has a Chevrolet Performance development suspension that includes specially-tuned Multimatic DSSV shocks, a long-travel rear leaf spring suspension, and an assortment of other upgrades.

Elsewhere, the truck has been equipped with LED auxiliary lights, an onboard air compressor, and a built-in water tank. Designers also installed a refrigerator/freezer, aluminum storage cases, and NATO-style fuel cans.

When something goes awry, drivers shouldn’t have to worry as the truck has recovery shackles, a Hi-Lift jack, and a Warn winch.

The Colorado ZR2 AEV concept will be joined by the ZR2 Race Development Truck. It features a 1.5-inch body lift and a 3.6-liter V6 engine which has been outfitted with a new air intake and a performance exhaust system. Other highlights include a steel driveshaft, skid plates, and 33-inch Goodyear Wrangler MT/R tires.


Photo Galllery

  • salamOOn


  • Six Thousand Times


  • SteersUright

    LOVE this! If I had more means I’d go to GM and ask them to build me one of these just like this instead of all those several million dollar cars rich folk buy and never drive.

Connectivity Upgrades Raise 2020 Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Prices By $530

The 2020 NV200 cargo van gains a new 7-inch touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and SiriusXM Radio.

Kia Admits Stinger Successor Is In Doubt As Sales Didn’t Live Up To Expectations

The sports saloon was always going to be a halo car for Kia, yet they believed it would be successful at least in the U.S. – and that didn’t happen.

G-Power Pumps Up The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe To 789 HP

Thanks to new turbochargers and software, plus a few other parts, Merc’s super SUV benefits from a significant increase in power.

Semi-Truck Carrying 44,000 Lbs Of Nutella Crashes In Michigan

Good thing the chocolate delight was in jars and not liquid form, or that highway would probably be closed to traffic for more than 2.5 hours .

McLaren Speedtail Build Slot Pops Up For Sale At $5.5 Million

Production of the 1,035 HP hyper GT is limited to 106 units worldwide, so it’s to be expected for flippers to exploit this to the fullest.

Have A Listen At The Tesla Model 3’s Pedestrian Warning Sound

Tesla’s new noisemaker for the Model 3 actually makes two sounds, one for going forward and one for reverse, and they’re (fittingly) futuristic.

California And 22 Other States Sue U.S. Government Over Auto Emissions Standards

The war between the Trump administration, who revoked states’ rights to set their own standards, and state officials is escalating.

Mercedes Is Asking $53k For 22,000-Mile 1982 S-Class In Showroom Condition

Currently residing at the Mercedes-Benz Museum, this classic S-Class has undergone a thorough restoration by the company itself and is accompanied by all documents and invoices .

2020 Opel/Vauxhall Astra Leaves A Good Chunk Of Its GM Legacy Behind

The styling changes are minor, but the revamped Astra gets an all-new, PSA-derived engine lineup that should help it keep up with its rivals.

Toyota Land Cruiser Celebrates 10 Million Units Sold Since 1951

Toyota’s iconic off-roader has been on sale for 68 years now, with the latest generation being available in 170 markets worldwide.