Chevy Colorado Performance Concept Enables Adventure

Posted on 08. Nov, 2014 by in GM Canada

Chevy Colorado Performance Concept Enables Adventure

Ricky Carmichael helps rise package to denote load capability, flexibility






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LAS VEGAS (Friday, Nov 07, 2014) – Motocross fable Ricky Carmichael has a ideal go-anywhere transporter in a all-new Chevrolet Colorado for his motorcycle, towering bike and a rigging that goes with them.

Carmichael teamed with Chevrolet to rise a Colorado Performance judgment to illustrate a lifestyle-supporting capability of Chevy’s new midsize pickup truck. It debuts this week during a SEMA Show, a world’s largest trade uncover of automotive opening and personalization.

“Where we take my bikes, a full-size lorry isn’t always a best solution, so a maneuverable midsize lorry like a Colorado is usually a ticket,” pronounced Carmichael. “Besides a load bed that’s not usually vast adequate to transport a motocross bike and a towering bike, a Colorado has a energy to quietly take them where a cement ends.”

Carmichael consulted with Chevrolet on a singular judgment apparatus to promote a bikes’ ascent in a Colorado organisation cab’s 6’ 2” load bed, that allows hauling of equipment adult to 8 feet prolonged with a tailgate down. A judgment tailgate extender helps secure a bikes, while a Colorado’s customary CornerStep back fender creates it easier to step adult and strech into a bed to tie hold-down straps or collect other gear.

The judgment ascent facilities on Carmichael’s Colorado were grown with a same eye on integrated functionality that’s offering in prolongation accessories accessible currently for Colorado business – including a patent-pending GearOn™ system. It’s designed to reason incomparable equipment such as bikes, play and kayaks above a bed, withdrawal room for smaller rigging such as tents and sleeping bags in a bed. It can even accommodate 4 x 8-foot sheets of plywood above a wheelhouses.  

Customers can have a accessories commissioned when they squeeze their new truck, so they are prepared during a time of automobile delivery. In fact, they can even hurl their cost, including any designation charges, into a monthly payments for a Colorado, and lift a guaranty corroborated by General Motors.

With his motorcycle and towering bike safely mounted, Carmichael and Chevrolet designers incited their courtesy to a Colorado’s extraneous and interior to give it a one-of-a-kind coming reflecting a hall-of-fame racer’s rival spirit.

The lorry was given a singular matte gray extraneous colour accented with high-gloss china and yellow accents – and a striking of Carmichael’s signature. The prolongation 17-inch Z71 aluminum wheels were accented with yellow highlights and wrapped in Goodyear Duratec off-road tires. A judgment competition bar was also combined to a bed.

Yellow accents were combined to a interior, along with Carmichael’s racing series 4 festooned into a front chair headrests. Like a prolongation Colorado, Carmichael’s judgment chronicle is good connected around Chevy MyLink with a built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. There’s also a customary rearview camera complement that’s useful when subsidy adult with high cargo, such as a motorcycle.

And when it comes to a energy Carmichael appreciates, a Colorado delivers a segment’s many absolute and fit engine: an accessible 3.6L V-6 rated during 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque – and a fuel expenditure rating of  9.2 L/100km on a highway (2WD models). The judgment automobile facilities a judgment opening empty system.

That energy supports segment-leading capabilities, too, including a 3175 kg (7,000 pound) limit trailering ability with accessible heavy-duty trailering package, and a limit cargo ability of 721 kg (1,590 pounds).

“The Colorado does all we wish in a pickup truck,” pronounced Carmichael. “It simply does it in a smaller package that fits a lifestyle of a lot of people like me.”

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About Ricky Carmichael

Ricky Carmichael won 102 American Motorcycle Association (AMA) Motocross Nationals and 48 AMA Supercross categorical events for a record 150 vital wins between 1997 and 2007. The Tallahassee, Fla., proprietor won 10 AMA Motocross Championships and 5 AMA Supercross crowns, giving him a record 15 vital titles. After timid from veteran motocross racing, he began posterior a career in automobile racing and was named a 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver. Currently, Carmichael can be found in a TV counter providing tone explanation on CBS and Fox Sports Supercross coverage. As for motocross, he will perpetually be famous as “the Goat,” that stands for biggest of all-time.

About Chevrolet in Canada

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