The updated Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has been revealed alongside revisions for the North American version of the ute.
Revisions to the off-road-focussed ZR2 model include a unique full-height black grille with Chevrolet lettering and a just a small offset “flow through” bow tie emblem, and red tow hooks.
To make it more capable off the beaten track, the ZR2 features a suspension setup that’s 51mm taller than standard, an 89mm wider track, extra underbody protection, Multimatic DSSV position-sensitive dampers, electronic locking differentials for both the front and rear axle, Autotrac transfer case, and cast iron control arms.
The Sand Dune Metallic paint seen here is a new option for the ZR2 and Z71 models.
For the rest of the American Colorado range there are cosmetic tweaks, including a thicker central bar for the grille, revised front bumpers, and Chevrolet lettering for the tailgate instead of the bow tie emblem.
It’s unlikely the ZR2 or any of the other revisions for the 2021 model year Colorado will find their way Down Under.
The Colorado made in and for North America shares its platform with the model available throughout the rest of the world, but has been heavily localised.
Compared to the Thai-built Holden Colorado, the American version has tougher styling inspired by the Silverado, different front- and rear-end designs, distinct interior, and more engine options.