All-New 2012 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup Truck Revealed in Production Guise – Carscoops

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All-New 2012 Chevrolet Pickup Truck Revealed in Guise

These are the first photos of the brand-new 2012 Colorado pickup truck made its global debut in Thailand in final production Over the past year, Motors had presented concept of the Colorado in numerous motor around the world

Thailand be the first country to receive the new truck before the end of October the Asia Pacific, Middle and South American regions to shortly after. In Australia, the will be marketed under the brand name.

While General Motors has not if it will offer the new Colorado in the the company’s recent decision to an as-of-yet unnamed mid-size truck at its Wentzville, Missouri as part of the new agreement with the Auto Workers, suggests it may heading this way.

In Chevrolet will offer a choice of 26 combinations of Colorado powertrains, cabins, and ride including single-, extended- and bodies in high- and low-stance wide- and narrow-body options, as as two- and four-wheel-drive configurations.

The engine range comprises of two new turbocharged four-cylinder diesels a displacement of 2.5- and 2.8-liters, built at GM Thailand#8217;s newly $200 million engine

GM said the 2.5-liter diesel is at 150HP (110 kW) and 258 lb.-ft. of (350 Nm), while the 2.8-liter unit generates (132 kW) and 346 lb.-ft. of torque Nm) with an available six-speed transmission 324 lb.-ft. / 440 Nm when with a five-speed manual

Depending on the model, the new Colorado can be with several safety such as electronic stability anti-lock braking system electronic brake force traction control, hydraulic assist, cornering brake and driver and occupant front air

#8220;Our objective from the of the program was #8216;haul anything, go #8211; and that#8217;s exactly the new Colorado delivers,#8221; said Merkel, GM#8217;s Global Line executive for Midsize

#8220;We have engineered it to the needs and desires of commercial and buyers alike. It can be a workhorse, a hauler, a lifestyle vehicle, or a that plays to the higher-end buyer.

That versatility is a big win for our customers. of configuration, they#8217;re getting the of a common frame and body high-performing powertrains and outstanding

There are no sacrifices in fundamental or aesthetics, from a very two-door work truck all the way up to a crew cab. Merkel

2012 Chevrolet Colorado HIGHLIGHTS

Overview

#183; GM largest-ever engineering and manufacturing

#183; Total global costs were $2 billion, a $500 million investment to GM Thailand#8217;s Rayong manufacturing for Colorado production

#183; than 2.5 million kilometers driven during program

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#183; Developed across continents for sale in more 60 markets around the world

#183; More markets and sites for the vehicle will be in the coming months

Engines

2.5-liter Duramax turbo-diesel

2.8-liter Duramax turbo-diesel

#183; Five-speed manual

#183; Hydra-Matic six-speed transmission with automatic selection via a toggle switch on the head

#183; A new two-speed, actuated part-time transfer is applied on four-wheel-drive-equipped vehicles

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