CHATSWORTH, CA – The ICON FJ44 Petersen Special earned a place in the newly redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum by pairing the open-top styling of the original FJ40 Land Cruiser with state-of-the-art modern performance and luxury. While maintaining the original essence of the classic Land Cruiser, this thoroughly reinterpreted 4×4 packs a Chevrolet Performance E-Rod 6.2L LS3 V-8 engine and Magnuson supercharger good for 530 horsepower and 495 lb-ft of torque. The upgraded power allows the contemporary classic to fly from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 5.7 seconds with an environmentally conscious powertrain emission-certified for all 50 states.
For our 2015 Mid-Size Shootout, the Chevrolet Colorado walked away with the victory because it simply was the best all-around truck in the test. GM built a great new platform shared on both the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon to compete in the mid-size truck segment, and they jumped back in just before Toyota unveiled its new Tacoma in 2016. For the 2016 Mid-Size Truck Shootout, the GMC Canyon now gets an option 2.8L Duramax diesel engine.
BDS Suspension now offers FOX 2.5 factory series remote coilovers adding to the lineup of 5.5″ suspension systems for the 2015-2016 Colorado, Canyon trucks. This new #722F performance coilover system joins the #722H standard IFS system and #722FDSC DSC coilover system currently available. Designed to outperform on and off-road, these new suspension systems ride smooth on road, handle great on any terrain and provide superior dampening when you’re running wide open down the trail. Get the look and performance with room for 33s.
According to a report on sister site AutoGuide.com, General Motors is teaming up with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) to test a commercial hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system in the Chevrolet Colorado.
BRIGHTON, Mich. – Lingenfelter Performance Engineering is opening up a new off-road performance world for half-ton GM pickup owners by offering a long-travel suspension system as a bolt-on kit for 2014 and newer Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500s – both 2wd and 4x4s.
King Off-Road Racing Shocks and Superlift joined forces to provide you a precision-engineered lift kit with a matching set of shocks with no wait or outrageous price tag. Superlift designed, engineered & developed a true height 8-Inch Lift Kit. It will feature exclusive King Superlift Edition coil-Over shocks with remote reservoirs that were engineered for the front strut replacements. Out back King Superlift Edition Shocks with Remote Reservoirs replace the standard rear shocks.
Although we had a chance to test-drive the new diesel-powered Colorado recently at a press launch in Solvang, California, what we didn’t know then is exactly what the fuel economy would be, as the EPA testing wasn’t completed at the time. Today, the wait is over, as Chevrolet can lay claim to having the most fuel-efficient truck in the U.S. with its 31 mpg highway fuel economy for the two-wheel-drive version of the diesel Colorado.
Chevrolet announced a new Z71 Trail Boss Edition for the 2016 Colorado, a truck we had the chance to drive while getting our first impression of the new 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine. For the 2015 SEMA Show, Chevrolet wanted to up the ante with its Z71 Trail Boss 3.0 concept, which takes the performance of the Trail Boss to the next level with Chevy accessories and performance parts.