2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Release Date

Meet the Off-Road Optimized 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2

When it comes to tackling the most challenging off-road trails, a host of vehicles for the new model year, especially full-size trucks like the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, are forging new ground. However, there hasn’t been anything else quite like the recently-announced 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2. This off-road-oriented midsize truck fits all the trail-worthy accessories and features that we love in a maneuverable package. Keep reading to learn more about the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 release date and features.

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2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Release Date

With a release date scheduled for sometime in spring of 2017, the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 will change the way off-road enthusiasts drive, with its midsize dimensions, and top-of-the-line, go-anywhere design. Some high-value features of the new Colorado ZR2 model include segment-first Multimatic DSSV shocks with position-sensitive damping, the segment-exclusive available Duramax 2.8-liter turbodiesel engine, and both front and rear locking differentials.

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How Is the 2017 Colorado ZR2 Different From a Standard Chevy Colorado?

While the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 shares similar dimensions and some powertrain options with the standard Chevy Colorado, there will be differences. The ZR2 model will feature a wider track, which can allow more stability in irregular territory, and a lifted suspension for better maneuvering over rocky ground. Aggressive approach, breakover, and departure angles, skid plates, and 17-inch wheels give it a confident stance that isn’t afraid of any terrain. While the 2017 Chevy Colorado is an excellent midsize truck that can handle country roads, the ZR2 is a completely different beast that will be able to thrive in the wilderness where other trucks would completely fail.

Good Looking and Go-Anywhere Design

In addition to its top-of-the-line off-roading features the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 will boast unique style cues that will make it look great on the road, in the woods, or at the office. An aggressive grille and hood design with black inserts, functional rocker protectors, and modified front and rear bumpers will help the ZR2 stand out. We can’t wait to see this new midsize truck in person.