At the 2011 Buenos Aires International Auto Show, Chevrolet revealed the Colorado Rally, a second show truck version of its next generation global midsize pickup. The debut of the adventure themed vehicle follows the reveal of the first Colorado show truck at the Bangkok Motor Show in April 2011. "Both trucks give a glimpse of the next generation Chevrolet global midsize pickup, which is of huge importance to consumers in many countries around the world. For example, in Brazil, costumers made Chevrolet's midsize truck the vehicle segment leader for 16 consecutive years," said Brad Merkel, GM Global Vehicle Line Executive.
Chevrolet's unmatched heritage in durable and dependable pickup trucks is exemplified in the Colorado Rally's sturdy and robust appearance. The show truck combines signature design elements with Chevrolet's legendary on and off road capabilities.
"Colorado Rally exhibits Chevrolet's DNA in an off road version. To develop this vehicle we did an extensive research on the off- road Motorsport. Each and every detail was deeply studied in order to deliver maximum authenticity, designed with the rally raid category in mind, also known as cross country rallying", says Carlos Barba, GM South America Design Center director.
Chevrolet Colorado Rally Concept is a crew cab version with a tridimensional front grille featuring chromed details. Outfitted wildly, Colorado Rally's body color is a triple coat pearled White with golden particles, and other external components in textured charcoal. Skid plate and side moldings in liquid metal and bead lock off road wheels milled from a single piece of aluminium. The wheels machined from a single piece of aluminium, with two distinct surface finishing (machined and polished), 18" inch diameter, and Mud-Terrain T/A 305/60R18 tires to "attack" the off road's obstacles.
Military Vehicles [Czech]: Tatra T815-7 MTV (Armády České Republiky)
Tatra T815 is a truck family, produced by Czech company Tatra. It uses the
traditional tatra concept of rigid backbone tube and swinging half-axles
giving independent suspension. The vehicles are available in 4x4, 6x6, 8x8,
10x8, 10x10, 12x8 and 12x12 variants. There are both air-cooled and
liquid-cooled engines available with power ranging from 230--610 kilowatts
(310--820 hp). As a succesor to Tatra T813 it was originally designed for
extreme off-road condition, while nowadays there are also variants
designated for mixed (both off- and on-road) use.
The T815 and its descendant models brought the Czech truck racer Karel
Loprais to victory six times in the Paris Dakar Rally. In addition to
civilian/commercial uses, the truck family is also widely used by the
military of the Czech Repiblic, Slovakia, Saudi Arabia, India, and Israel.
GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept at Detroit 2011
Complete photo gallery on Auto123.com : http://123.ly/fY0BgF - With
several world premieres and unveilings, the Detroit Auto Show gave us the
opportunity to take a look at the the GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept.
The super sized truck will be the Ford SVT Raptor's closest competitor and
comes equipped with the new 6.6-litre Duramax Diesel engine producing 397
horsepower and 765
pound-feet of torque mated to an Allison 1000 six-speed automatic
Best Colorado Rally Drifts of 2011
This video is put together with my footage from Colorado Hill Climb
Association events of 2011. The CHCA events took place in-
-Temple Canyon, Canon City, CO
-Buffalo Peaks, Buena Vista, CO
-Continental Divide, Monarch, CO
Also including my footage from Pike's Peak International Hill Climb and
Global RallyCross Last Chance at Pike's Peak International Raceway.
Be sure and check out my channel for full videos of all 2011 races and
subscribe to stay up to date on the 2012 season!!!!
Colorado in a Mud Trench @ Mettowee Off-Road Extreme Park
I try to get through a mud trench at Mettowee Off-Road Extreme Park. I'm
glad I didn't make it through the last part. Looking at what happened to
the lifted F350 with 49" tires, I woulda buried my truck. Who thinks I'll
need a strap?
Mettowee Mud Boggers Club, LLC.
The nation's premier Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon website and forum.
#2 Test Drive All-New Chevrolet Colorado
General Motor Indonesia launched All New Chevrolet Colorado as the midsize
dynamic truck to Indonesia market. The event launch was held in Puri
Begawan Bogor, West Java on Monday, 5th March 2012. For more info, articles
and photos, please visit: http://stephenlangitan.com/archives/49536
Dodge vs. GMC vs. Nissan at Spring Creek
Dodge, GMC, and Nissan compete on this small hill climb (100% grade) at
Spring Creek Off Road. very muddy and slick; who will make it up?
Dodge and GMC are on Nitto Terra Grapplers. Nissan is running Michelin LTX
A/T2. The Nittos on the Dodge are old and bald; the Nittos on the GMC are
nearly brand new.